Sweater by Dries Van Noten As a designer, you’re obliged to be thrilled by the unknown. If you’re only concerned with the known, there won’t be much room for innovation or improvement. If a project isn’t as successful but my wife and business partner, Cheri, and I learned and grew in the process of working on it, then it doesn’t feel like a loss, and if we know a project is going to be easy and almost certain to succeed but there’s nothing new to This story is from Kinfolk Issue Nineteen Buy Now Related Stories Design Fashion Issue 47 Jean Touitou The A.P.C. founder on the demands of hype and craft. Design Fashion Issue 47 Hot Desk The many faces of a multifunctional workstation. Design Inside Looking Out A rewilding of interior design in the heart of Milan. Design Issue 44 An Unmovable Feast A place setting stitched for every season. Design Partnerships Together Again The return of the small gathering, in partnership with Fritz Hansen. Design Issue 42 Light Snack A luminous celebration of gelatin.