Quote of the Day

 

175 blog entries
By Julie Lasky November 5, 2013

Read it for the fresh perspective it offers on the timeless debate over photography’s value as a tool of revelation versus distortion, of consciousness-raising versus manipulation.

By Jules Fisher May 19, 2014

How do you bottle light? Corot does not give an answer but captures atmosphere so effortlessly you will not give up the quest.

By Juhani Pallasmaa October 13, 2014

Opens up poetic views to an imaginary urbanity.

By Jorge Silvetti October 28, 2013

A brilliant reading of the city as a construction of culture and a form of collective memory that exposes the poverty of most current planning ideologies.

By Jorge Silvetti February 26, 2014

How an author makes fiction a normal part of his life.

By Jonathan Olivares September 15, 2014

Led me to see design as a kind of choreography.

April 4, 2017

Orwell’s 1984 has been so influential on my work, from the way he analyzes dictatorships to terms like “Newspeak” and “Doublethink,” which crystalize how our thoughts are shaped (or repressed) by the society we live in.

By Jonathan Adler August 20, 2013

Alexander Girard was a genius. Everything he did was beautiful and original and idiosyncratic. I love him. But I don’t love how bloody prolific he was—makes me feel like a total slacker.

By Jens Martin Skibsted September 4, 2013

I don’t totally agree that products are just cultural artifacts, but I agree that they are cultural artifacts. Best post-millennium book on branding.

By Jens Holm October 14, 2013

In the words of Alan Moore: “A superhero Moby Dick.”