Quote of the Day

 

175 blog entries
By Tim Brown August 13, 2013

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

By Sheila Bridges December 23, 2013

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

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 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 Michael Bierut August 9, 2013

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

By Coralie Bickford-Smith May 5, 2014

I return to this book time and again to get to grips with designing patterns from this incredible wealth of technical information.

By Coralie Bickford-Smith August 7, 2013

Here is design showing off its sense of humor to its best advantage.

By Jeffrey Bernett November 12, 2013

Ralph is a bit like Thomas Friedman, and his book By Design—covering architecture, industrial design, fashion design, graphic design, and the design of business and social situations—shows how design affects many of our most significant human activities.

By Pierre Bernard July 14, 2014

I see a strong parallel between the work of the novelist and that of the graphic designer.