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Lawrence Azerrad

Not so long ago, if you had a lot of money, you could fly from New York to London in about three hours. The plane was the Concorde, which came out of service in 2003. The Concorde failed commercially, but it lives on as an object of luxury design. In his book, Supersonic, Lawrence Azerrad explores the look and feel of the iconic airplane and the history of it’s creation. Lawrence Azerrad is also a graphic designer, his studio LADdesign specializes in design, art direction, and branding.

On this episode, a conversation with Lawrence about the design of the Concorde. “It was part of this dream of the future...coming from an era when we used to think bigger.”

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