Quote of the Day

 

175 blog entries
By Michael Bierut August 9, 2013

In what other book does a billboard get to be a main character?

By Peter Bohlin November 14, 2013

Louis Kahn has been my favorite American architect, producing work that is both rigorous and touching, of seeming inevitability and gravity yet emotionally laden. He remains a great teacher. He is a man who can, in a project or words, make me tearful.

By Ronan Bouroullec September 27, 2013

This was the first art book I ever bought. Ever since, it has remained the most important art book for me because of—especially—the relationship of Judd’s highly refined pieces to the rustic interiors.

By Sheila Bridges December 23, 2013

You will be moved by the author’s strength and resilience.

By Tim Brown December 18, 2013

A 40,000-year perspective on why it is better to make the pie bigger than compete for a slice of the existing pie.

By Tim Brown September 20, 2013

A beautiful logic and pragmatism introduced to what had previously been seen as a black art.

By Tim Brown August 13, 2013

Convinced me that design had a higher purpose than simply creating the latest consumer product.

By Dominique Browning May 27, 2014

I happen to love all of Hicks’s books. . . But the fabric book, written in 1971, pushes the envelope—as he did with his bold, idiosyncratic decorating style—and remains a useful eye-opener today.

By Stephen Burrows September 12, 2013

The way Andersen centers his story around the sickness of the shoes fascinates me. And besides, I'm a shoe fanatic—they complete the outfit!

By Ken Carbone November 27, 2013

Read while I’m going to sleep to induce dreams.