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design Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about design
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“Richard McDonald . . . though untrained as an architect . . . came up with a design [for McDonald’s stores] that was simple, memorable, and archetypal. On two sides of the roof he put golden arches, lit by neon at night, that from a distance formed the letter M.”
Eric Schlosser
author
Fast Food Nation
book
design
architecture
distinctiveness
golden arches
memorable
concepts
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“That’s right. You are a designer’s original, a true sight to see. You have to understand that you are not here by mistake and that you were created on purpose and for a purpose. You are something to marvel at.”
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“Everything in the world must have design or the human mind rejects it. But in addition it must have purpose or the human conscience shies away from it.”
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“Wabi-sabi-ness in no way depends on knowledge of the creator’s background or personality. In fact, it is best if the creator is no distinction, invisible, or anonymous.”
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″‘Did you draw this with your left hand or something?’ ‘I’m not an artist, okay?’ He pinched his chin. ‘Art quality aside, this is an elegant design.‘”
Andy Weir
author
Jazz Bashara
Martin Svoboda
characters
art
design
elegant
one hand
artist
concepts
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“Instead of asking, ‘What should a woman do—what is her role?’ it would be far more helpful to ask, ‘What is a woman—what is her design?’ and, ‘Why did God place Woman in our midst?”

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