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Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
It is my view that the simplest explanation is there is no God. No one created the universe and no one directs our fate. This leads me to a profound realization. There is probably no heaven, and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe, and for that, I am extremely grateful.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
The letters don’t get their true delight, when done in haste & discomfort, nor merely done with diligence & pain, but first when they are created with love and passion.
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
Effective communication is a key factor in the success of your product.
I did not design this game; I did not name the stakes. I just happen to like apples; and I am not afraid of snakes.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
I believe that quality level is determined primarily by the actual design of the product itself, not by quality control in the production process.
Design the life you want to live.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Simplicity is the final achievement.
Just as typography is human speech translated into what can be read, so photography is the translation of reality into a readable image.
The significance and joy in my science comes in those occasional moments of discovering something new and saying to myself, ‘So that’s how God did it.’ My goal is to understand a little corner of God’s plan.
Minimalism is not defined by what is not there but by the rightness of what is and the richness with which this is experienced.
My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by our shortcomings.
Anyone who uses Helvetica knows nothing about typefaces.
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.
I defy anyone to design a hat, coat or dress that hasn’t been done before…The only new frontier left in fashion is the finding of new materials
Nature expresses a design of love and truth.
The real opportunity is to harness the inventive power of the world to locally design and produce solutions to local problems.
Give ordinary people the right tools, and they will design and build the most extraordinary things.
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.
Bad architecture is in the end as much a failure of psychology as of design. It is an example expressed through materials of the same tendencies which in other domains will lead us to marry the wrong people, choose inappropriate jobs and book unsuccessful holidays: the tendency not to understand who we are and what will satisfy us.
Architecture is a hypothesis about the future that holds that subsequent change will be confined to that part of the design space encompassed by that architecture.
Good luck is what is left over after intelligence and effort have combined at their best. Luck is the residue of design.
Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been.
If you think good architecture is expensive, try bad architecture.
It now seems to me that the findings of more than fifty years of DNA research have provided materials for a new and enormously powerful argument to design.
Day by day, case by case, the Supreme Court is busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize.