‘It’s art if it can’t be explained. It’s fashion if no one asks for an explanation. It’s design if it doesn’t need explanation.’
‘Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context — a chair in the room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city.’
…and developing our wings on the way down.” …Kurt Vonnegut (unsourced)
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.Alvin Toffler
I see no possibility of a worldwide Luddite rebellion that will smash all machinery to bits, so we might as well sit back and see what is happening and what will happen to us in a cybernetic world. Resenting a new technology will not halt its prog…
…that we get anxious if we haven’t had one in a while. — William Gibson, The Art of Fiction, Paris Review, No. 211.
“To add speed, add lightness.” “Adding power makes you faster on the straights. Subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere.”
“When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.” http://www.quotationspage.com/quotes/R._Buckminster_Fuller