When someone asks you to do something you’ve never done say yes, smile, and then run away and freak out. And then figure out how to get it done.
In the Netherlands we tend to forget how important freedom is, because we have it.
When I think of freedom, I think of creatives that make art or software and go to jail for that.
Change is voluntary, 100%. If you don't want to do it, it's not gonna happen.
You can't force anybody, especially a grown man to do anything because you want them to, change is voluntary.
Pay attention, because there are a lot of ways we can be helping people in our daily lives that are really small actions that are huge.
Reflect credit but embrace blame.
If you look at how the sky bleeds, or how the light hits trees, or what someone else is wearing or how a building is constructed, the world is so filled with inspiration.
I didn't take formal training in art. I'm going to keep saying it, because everyone thinks they're not an artist.
If you have a thing you wanna do, don't be lazy and wait.
As a creative we have to stay strong in what we do and who we are.
Cuando disfrutan el cuento de la incertidumbre; hay una incertidumbre muy chévere que es levantarse todas las semanas sin saber "que va a pasar esta semana."
[Failure] is not much of a thing at all. It’s mostly a point of view.
Never put yourself in a position where you’ll be treated as foolish for learning.
What is your favorite color in music?
If you want to make cool things you have to learn the tools it takes to make them.
Don't get trapped in the routine.
All the best products in the world to me – you know how to use them and you like using them.
The greatest act of freedom is finding the spaces in between, the places and gaps where few others have ventured. Pay attention to what constraints trouble you, and why they do so, and leap into those spaces. Work alongside others and learn to make those blank spaces, common places.
The greatest act of freedom is finding the spaces in between!
If you wait for someone to create it for you, you will wait forever.
It takes a certain kind of person to actively seek out criticism. But those are the leaders and people that organizations need the most.
You start learning these things about yourself.. You start realizing who you are and then, eventually, you pass that. You stop knowing who you are and you start knowing who you think you are.
You are at the point where you need a lawyer when you've decided to stop being a design amateur and become a design professional.
Find a small group of people who do care and stop comparing yourself.
90% of startups fail in the first two years often because they created something with all their resources and then go to marketing and go, "Ok, now market this." Then they find out nobody wanted the junk we created.