Rich Silverstein of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners hates the rug at the Marriot. At the end of a lengthy rant (on the way to another rant) he said, "I hate this fucking rug." And who could blame him? It is ugly. But as a designer it's just the beginning of what offends him. What else offends Silverstein? Well basically America. All of it.
"We have a 3,000 shopping mall, where the identity of our country is being lost," he says. "We all look the same. We all dress the same. And then we all are the same."
In defense of the rug, it really
tied the room together.
The offending rug: