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.
What comes first, the F reading pattern, or the F design pattern?
The digital natives are starting to hunger for life beyond the screen.
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.
Growth is what differentiates Snapchat from hipster coffee shops.
Entropy could be a useful design feature for biological products.
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.
I think our whole society is much too problem-solving oriented. It is far more interesting to participate in problem creation.
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
Bureaucracy is spelled Bureaucrazy.
Good design is as close as we would ever get to touching the fucking face of god.
Design cannot succeed without laws.
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.