“At the heart of the search for exceptional places is a call for urban dwellers to become actors rather than spectators, to effect change rather than simply witnessing it.” (Bradley Garett)
“The difference between architecture and sculpture is plumbing _______” (Marcel Duchamp / Gordon Matta-Clark / Rosemarie Castoro)
“Architecture is not about form. It is about the light and its use, the structure and the shadow, the smell and so on – form is the easiest to control – it can be done at the end” (Peter Zumthor)
“Never simplify what is complicated; or complicate what is simple _____” (Arundhati Roy)
“Fashion is what you’re offered – Style is what you choose” (Lauren Hutton)
“Simplicity with a little wit or some eclecticism makes life more fun. ” (Elliott Erwitt)
“I’ve never understood why some regard interior design as something superficial – buildings and rooms can bring out the best in us, strengthen us and influence our well-being” (Ilse Crawford)
“We have invested time in developing a language of form and materiality, that enables us to create an architecture which responds with great specificity to every project and its place.” (Andy Macdonald)
“Design is an agent of change, it can help us make sense of what is happening and turn it to our advantage.” (Alice Rawthsorn)
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” (Leonardo da Vinci)
“Beauty is the harmony of purpose and form” (Alvar Aalto)
“Thinking Laterally is at the heart of Design Ingenuity” (Stephanie Little)
“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems to the absurdity of not writing poems” (Wyslawa Szymborska)
“Creativity is a combination of courage and inventiveness. One without the other would be useless” (Leonard Shlain)