Suddenly she realized that what she was regretting was not the lost past but the lost future, not what had not been but what would never be. – F. Scott Fitzgerald, A Nice Quiet Place.
Cherish the Past, Adorn the Present, Construct for the Future. – Sir Clough Williams-Ellis Visionary and Architect, known chiefly as the creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion in North Wales, where the 60’s cult tv classic, The Prisoner was set.
Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. – Nora Ephron
When an original idea loses all meaning, then it becomes fashion. – Steve Oklyn Not Vogue, for Fashion Art Daily
Great designers can stretch us towards the limits of our comfort & then create a new comfortable place where we didn’t expect to find one. – John Maeda, ‘Design is both the insanely radical and the passionately incremental‘ for GigaOM – 6/10/12
Learning to design is, first of all, learning to see. Designers see more, and more precisely. This is a blessing and a curse — once we have learned to see design, both good and bad, we cannot un-see. The downside is that the more you learn to see, the more you lose your ‘common’ eye, …
The most interesting experiences, insights & breakthroughs are often found at the intersection of disciplines and, sometimes, at the very fringes of reason. – David Pescovitz