The Year of Arad

July 2009

RON ARAD

No Discipline, the title of Ron Arad’s beast of a solo at the Pompidou Centre in Paris is tailor-made for a man who famously extolls ‘there are no boundaries’ between design, art and architecture. He hates the word ‘design-art’ but as one of his contemporaries observes, Arad’s approach was always personal before it was professional and his work was ready for that particular market explosion.