Art & Design

May 25, 2012

Cato takes Ken-do attitude to better-functioning future

Design's evangelical guru Ken Cato is passionate about the impact the craft has on society. Crikey got the good word at the agIdeas conference in Melbourne.

Ben Eltham — <em>Crikey</em> arts commentator

Ben Eltham

Crikey arts commentator

Ken Cato scratches his pepper and salt hair and turns his intense gaze towards the interviewer.

“Do you know what the AGI is? It’s an elite group of international designers. I got to be invited in the 1970s — it’s by invitation only. It was set up by designers of exceptional quality to share time and thoughts with friends. There are stringent tests.”

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