By chad on 21 Mar 2004
Quite a fine collection of quotes about design from designfeast.com.
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By chad on 2 Feb 2004
Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan. Eliel Saarinen
By chad on 17 Nov 2003
Good design means not leaving traces of the designer and not overworking the design. If you overdo the design it will touch the beholder’s consciousness. I think that when people and things are within the boundaries of consciousness they are at their farthest from heaven. – Naoto Fukasawa
By chad on 4 Nov 2003
To Design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit; it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse. – Paul Rand
By chad on 24 Oct 2002
First we shape our buildings, then they shape us, then we shape them again–ad infinitum. Function reforms form, perpetually. – Stewart Brand
By chad on 7 Oct 2002
In doing my research on time, I wanted to know more about how people reflect on the passage of time. I perused some of the online quote sites like Bartleby.com and assembled a small list. Here are some of the better entries from that list….