Listen to Episode 26 of Clever: Derek Chen of Council Design

Listen to Episode 26 of Clever: Derek Chen of Council Design

In this episode of Clever, furniture designer, engineer and manufacturer Derek Chen identifies his childhood in the midwest as the origin of his love for American design, details how he transitioned from his first career as a management consultant to his second career as the CEO and Design Director of Council, a modern American furniture brand, and celebrates the merits of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as a model of ingenuity. Plus, he invented a technique for cleaning his room with a 2×4. LISTEN:

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Mute chair by Mike and Maaike for Council

Perimeter sofa by Brad Ascalon for Council

Poise Tables by Box Clever for Council


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Author: Connor Renwick

I'm a store mad guy who loves sharing the best and quirkiest shopping experiences around. I live for designer fashion, Versace, high end furniture, jewellery and travel.

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