It’s not easy for us to talk about girls. We’re not very articulate on the subject. Sexual energy is too tiring for me.
When I’m getting ready for a big event, my favourite thing to listen to is Gnarls Barkley. Their music is incredibly funky and really gets my energy going.
Look at the design of a lot of consumer products — they’re really complicated surfaces. We tried to make something much more holistic and simple. When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can often times arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions. Most people just don’t put in the time or energy to get there. We believe that customers are smart, and want objects which are well thought through.