In honor of father's day, designers Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan discuss the influence their fathers had on their design aesthetic. Both have lost their fathers and honor the role their father's played in sparking their creativity. Simon Doonan's father taught him to be resourceful. Jonathan Adler credits his father with passing on a passion for art. How did your father influence your design style? Click below for the NPR links on Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan ...
Can you see your design style influencing your kids? We think our interest in design and art came more from our Mom than our Dad. What about you?
Click here to listen to the NPR story "Adler and Doonan:Like Father, Like Son... Sort Of."
Click here for an extra interview segment "Homegrown Inspiration."
(Images: Jonathan Adler, NPR)