in my notebook
"Design thrives on constraints." - Isle Crawford
"You have to be in a state of play to design." Paula Scher
"It doesn't matter how good we do our baked salmon if you meet it in the wrong way."
"Empathy is the cornerstone of design." - Isle Crawford
"Ultimately design is a tool to enhance humanity." - Isle Crawford
“In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of creating the framework of our lives. The buildings that we build are either open possibilities or they hinder encounters.” - Bjarke Ingels
“We really need to care about the people we are designing for, understand what their dreams and desires and priorities are, and then we have to use that understanding as the driving force of the work we put forward.”
― Bjarke Ingels
People ignore design that ignores people.
- Frank Chimero
All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent. - Joe Sparano
Architecture is not based on concrete and steel, and the elements of the soil. It's based on wonder.
- Daniel Libeskind
Architecture is a visual art and the buildings speak for themselves. – Julia Morgan
Architects can’t force people to connect, it can only plan the crossing points, remove barriers and make the meeting places useful and attractive. – Denise Scott