Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by...– Ivan Chermayeff
Head Stomping and the Road to Fascism →
This is the sign we were waiting for—the one that tells us that yes, kids: we are there now. America’s conservative elites have openly thrown in with the country’s legions of discontented far right thugs. They have explicitly deputized them and empowered them to act as their enforcement arm on America’s streets, sanctioning the physical harassment and intimidation of workers, liberals, and...
The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking...– Thucydides via: So You Want To Be A Designer: Top 5 List « Aza on Design
This whole experience has taught me something very simple: debt kills dreams....– Andrew Hyde via: Interview: man who owns only 15 things « Scott Berkun
You never change things by ﬁghting the existing reality. To change something,...– Buckminster Fuller
Large Hadron Collider Starts Edging Out Rivals |... →
The Large Hadron Collider has made its first steps beyond the standard model of particle physics. With just four months of data gathered, the monster collider has already edged past the Tevatron,…
Shareable: The Slow Homes Manifesto (Part Two) →
…we need a movement to slow down the building and selling of homes—and in the process create homes which are nodes, not islands, that connect people to nature and to each other.
Jeff Speck: "Suburban Nation": 10 Things To Hate... →
With economists, environmentalists, and epidemiologists all bemoaning suburbia, it is a good time to step back and remind ourselves what we’re still up against.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where...– an overused, but useful quote from Wayne Gretzky
John Sculley: The Secrets of Steve Jobs’ Success... →
Sculley divulged Jobs’s first principles. Here, in Sculley’s words, is Steve Jobs’ methodology for building great products:
Drawing Ideas and Communicating Interaction | Johnny Holland TV Mark Baskinger, associate professor at the School of Design of the Carnegie Mellon University, shares his thoughts about the differences between industrial designers and interaction designers and how interaction designers can use sketching to communicate their designs better.
I think we’re at the very infancy of what the internet is going to do. We’re...– Nick Bilton via: Futurist Nick Bilton Sees Media’s Destiny: Storytelling | Epicenter | Wired.com
To be less wrong than yesterday.– Adam Greenfield via: TFTD « Adam Greenfield’s Speedbird
You can observe a lot just by watching– Yogi Berra
Some people (they are wrong) say design is about solving problems. Obviously...– Jack Schulze Kicker Studio: Six Questions from Kicker: Jack Schulze (via Instapaper)
…the only stuff worth keeping is beautiful, emotionally important, or...– Bruce Sterling via Kicker Studio: Six Questions from Kicker: Jack Schulze (via Instapaper)
What I’m going to do is stumble through what I’m thinking about. That’s what I...– Don Norman (Institute of Design lecture) via Design for Service
Patrick Hruby →
Windy days can be a drag, but imagine if they looked like this! Los Angeles based illustrator Patrick Hruby employs vibrant hues and interesting shapes to depict the blustery warm East…
Justin Timberlake And Jimmy Fallon Are Having More Fun Than You Are - NPR Between this and the opening of the Emmys, Jimmy Fallon is fast becoming a veritable ambassador for good-natured, non-snarky, entirely joy-fueled entertainment — a niche that sorely needs filling.