Unlimited Access. Try it Today! Your First 10 Days Always $0.99

Thrifty Starck

Famed designer Philippe Starck, his wife, Jasmine, right, and daughter Ara go shopping at a Big Lots store in Hollywood to show how far a dollar can go in recessionary times. “In a time of financial crisis, we must go back to timeless objects and rediscover the elegance of basics,” says Starck,... Al Seib / Los Angeles Times