The lesson of this story? Design for functionality first, and if your design is highly functional it will have a cool all it's own.
Howard Roark, is that you?
Even though the FrobozzCo has fallen on some hard times, I assure you that everything will be fine once we get our government bailout money.
"All the people are so happy now, their heads are caving in. I'm glad they are a snowman with protective rubber skin" -- They Might Be Giants