Quote of the Day

 

175 blog entries
June 25, 2019

This is a “must read” for anyone interested in better understanding human response to our physical world.

May 14, 2019

The only manifestos that are still relevant for design—because the future is always just ahead.

February 18, 2019

I found this a profound guide to living a life of accomplishment—trying to get anything done with other people— as well as an insight into someone I have admired for a long time.

June 20, 2017

Wherever I am in my life’s journey, when I come to this book, its story always humbles me. It buoys me up and it puts the passion back in my guts and inspires me to carry on.

May 30, 2017

The first graphic design book I owned, a groundbreaking attempt at synthesis in its time, and an exciting window opening on to what was, for me, a previously unknown realm of visual history.

April 25, 2017

Read Jaron Lanier’s You Are Not a Gadget, and then read (or reread) this classic novel of a dystopian future without books. I did, and the juxtaposition is startling.

April 4, 2017

Orwell’s 1984 has been so influential on my work, from the way he analyzes dictatorships to terms like “Newspeak” and “Doublethink,” which crystalize how our thoughts are shaped (or repressed) by the society we live in.

July 19, 2016

A historic graphic repertoire for designers to build upon.

November 20, 2013

New models for professionals who want to live a life based on courage as opposed to fear.

November 19, 2013

Ada Louise Huxtable deftly ties Wright’s work and his life together without exaggerating the connections between the two.