Quote of the Day

 

177 blog entries
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 Tiana Vasiljev October 11, 2013

This book is a true type nerd’s delight.

By Thomas Girst October 7, 2013

Sophistication and smiles do go together.

By Temple St. Clair January 6, 2014

I love the descriptions of the clothes and jewels—Anna’s hands, the social order depicted, from the peasants to the aristocracy.

By Steven Heller August 16, 2013

I always hoped that Ernst H. Gombrich and I were somehow related. I began my “career” writing about the history of caricature. Gombrich and psychoanalyst Erst Kris wrote a book together on the subject. Apparently, the only place it was ever published (in a sharply cut version) was in Meditations on a Hobby Horse. And that is why I treasure this book.

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 Stefan Sagmeister May 18, 2015

Ladislav Sutnar is the most under-appreciated giant in design.

By Stefan Sagmeister February 3, 2014

Many of our ideas were aided by the techniques discussed in this book.

By Stefan Sagmeister October 17, 2013

A wonderful diary about someone who figured out how to live a truly full life.