Inspiring quotes
from creative folks.

We often mischaracterize design as a practice of problem-solving, as if the problems go away. But closure, at least in my experience, is so rare in design. The loops stay open, because most problems are chronic.

Frank Chimero

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What comes first, the F reading pattern, or the F design pattern?

Espen Brunborg

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Is the Internet killing creativity?

Espen Brunborg

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The digital natives are starting to hunger for life beyond the screen.

Chris Anderson

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The climate change model of the MET office consumes the same energy as a small town, making the MET office the most polluting building in the whole Europe. The virtual climate simulation model is becoming input in their own calculations.

Liam Young

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Growth is what differentiates Snapchat from hipster coffee shops.

Intercom

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Entropy could be a useful design feature for biological products.

Alexandra Daisy

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Measure twice, cut once.

Rick Klau

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I don’t think a young Fassbinder, a young Hitchcock, a young Scorsese..they wouldn’t make it in this business. Slap up their early stuff on Facebook, on YouTube- it would get lost.
It would get lost in the ocean of garbage.

Andrew Keen

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To be an art-guru is never an elective office.

Bruce Sterling

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I think our whole society is much too problem-solving oriented. It is far more interesting to participate in problem creation.

Chuck Close

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Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind.
On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone. You are not welcome among us. You have no sovereignty where we gather.

John Perry Barlow

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Bureaucracy is spelled Bureaucrazy.

Snask

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Building New Features ≠ Creating More Value

Wouter de Bres

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Good design is as close as we would ever get to touching the fucking face of god.

Mike Monteiro

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Design cannot succeed without laws.

Fluid

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We need people who live and work well in their places. Folks who commit, and realize they need to build the home they want rather than hoping to find it.

Frank Chimero

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Ugliness is the byproduct of ignorance.

Massimo Vignelli

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