Eventually everything connects — people, ideas, objects...the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se...I don't believe in this 'gifted few' concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. They have a way of getting good at whatever it is.
To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make.
Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
It is almost impossible to reconcile self expression with the creative act.
Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?
In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.
The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?
It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad.