Quote of the Day

 

170 blog entries
By Tim Brown August 13, 2013

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

By Alice Rawsthorn August 12, 2013

Proves decisively that big isn’t always better for books or anything else.

By Michael Bierut August 9, 2013

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

By Inga Sempé August 7, 2013

One thing can be regarded as ugly after having been considered a masterpiece.

By Coralie Bickford-Smith August 7, 2013

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

By Chip Kidd August 6, 2013

A cautionary tale of megalomania. Plus, as a soap opera it’s pretty hard to beat.

By Michael Rock August 5, 2013

An extremely designed novel. (I had my students at Yale attempt to diagram it.)

By Paolo Deganello August 2, 2013

I suggest that young architects and designers create for the “99 percent.”

By Wendell Castle August 1, 2013

This is a great book for useless knowledge that ultimately might prove useful.

By Harry Pearce July 31, 2013

A Japanese insight into the nature of beauty, full of wonderful observations on culture, design, and — ultimately — humanity.