As an artist I've always been drawn to the many different cultures and subcultures existing in todays society as a source of design inspiration. The proposal of world peace and a harmonious coexistence resonates in all of us.
The principal that two contrasting concepts can somehow be joined together to create something truly unpredictable yet beautiful further allows us to be more experimental with materials and objects in a design perspective.
I feel the same approach applies to the way we live our lives and/or what we choose to surround ourselves with in our homes or simply what items we place on our desks... we all just want that feeling of being balanced.
The idea of dualism explodes into innovative living by mixing and matching a variety of natural materials and embracing color.