Bottega Veneta’s creative director Tomas Maier is the picture of efficiency and design perfection. i once read in a New Yorker profile that he had the extraneous letters (“h” especially) removed from his name.
here’s what he had to tell Amy Larocca about the company’s leather offerings:
“I never want to do the obvious thing,” Maier says, speaking in nearly unaccented English. He is wearing a gray cashmere sweater, khaki pants, a white shirt. Each is a perfect, and perfectly fitting, version of the thing. “Like, just because we are a leather company, we should do belts? No. I always said we would do belts when we had something for them to hold up.” Hanging beside said belts, sure enough, a rack of smooth gabardine pants.
(read the full article via New York Magazine)