Originally Posted by digitalclips
He is very classy isn't he? Love the guy. Re that word ... It's the spelling ... Remember in the USA they spell it 'aluminum' so naturally they say it that way.
Not sure on this one but we probably have to blame that Scotsman Carnegie and his simplification of English project at the beginning of the previous century.
Right, this video is worth seeing even if you have to go to your desktop and use Flash to see it.¡
It's a great insight into how one of the world's greatest designers draws from life for his serene aesthetics. It's all about the human touch, which I'm going to say right here is what he gets from his British background, along with the fidgity hardware bits: the well-made ingeniousness that you see everywhere in English manufactures of the last century.
On aluminium vs. aluminum, Solipsism X
gave us the last word a few months ago. One can be shown historically to be more logical that the other, but both are correct with regard to usage. Maybe he can repost that. I could look it up if it's still an issue.