GOOD PROJECTS FOLLOW THEIR OWN RHYTHMS, WHICH ARE OFTEN INSCRUTABLE AND CAN RARELY BE PLANNED.
Part of the job of a designer is to bring people with you. Listen to everyone. Engage everyone. Meet with them and show them your iterations. Your mood boards. Your ideas in rough, ugly, unpolished form. This may make more work for you. It will make more work for you. But it will make better work and it will make others want to work with you.
All humans understand design. Trend. Editorial voice. This is not rocket science. It’s art. Art is for everyone. Design, too.
have nothing in your house which you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful
it’s called simple, it’s quite a contradiction because it takes alot of work to create something that’s simple as opposite of creating something that looks quite intricate
Interview with Philippe Malouin by The Blogazine
‘To create, one must first call everything into question’
‘The future projects light, the past only clouds’
Tom Dixon - Photography by Hugh Stewart
The speed at which people expect newness is quite taxing; it’s turned it into almost a fashion cycle – or even faster. People want novelties so often. There isn’t really time for new styles to emerge and mature and take roots, really. It is a great tool for accessibility, but not a particularly great one for allowing things to develop and enrich.
Interview with Tom Dixon by Vogue Living
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