Quote of the Day

 

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By Rudy VanderLans June 30, 2020

This is the first design book I purchased shortly after I started design school. Glaser made graphic design look alive, vibrant, and human.

By Deborah Sussman December 10, 2019

A brilliant example of “less is more” and how affecting such discipline can be.

By Daniel Libeskind November 5, 2019

This was my first, and still favorite, art book—I bought it with all my savings. My favorite Cubist by far.

October 29, 2019

Enjoy the music, and the playfully searching, the hermetic Cubism of Stein’s writing.

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.