I am a designer who likes pandas.
Urban dance and Sailor Moon.
Going to bed earlier; making my hands less clammy.
“One day at a time.”
“Every moment is a brand moment.”
People who stand up for themselves.
Eating everything put on my plate, and maybe also on your plate, if you don’t want it.
Leftover food cleanup crew.
My New York Public Library card number, even though I’ve hardly ever used it.
The phonetic difference between an aspirated voiceless bilabial stop and an unaspirated voiceless bilabial stop (and why American English speakers tend to perceive them as sounding the same).
Yoko’s CreativeMornings activity
I think a lot of these infographics now are not very interesting because the underlying data itself is not very interesting. I think good infographics, good data design, has to begin with a secret or with an insight that you can deliver to people and that can only be revealed by the design of that data in a particular way.
It can be really uncomfortable to work with someone who comes from a different background than you have, but you'll end up with a better product and the bottom line will be better.
Be around people whose games are elevated.
Oftentimes, we live and we go through life just accepting things for the way they are. And oftentimes, all we have to do is make a decision to change.
When you leave a room, make sure no one hates you.
MoMA’s greatest assets, most fluid assets, are the visitors and the artists.
[Your time] is more valuable than money. It's something you can never get back.
I am doing something about what everybody knows and nobody ever speaks about.
It’s easy to throw out bad ideas, but to throw out really good ones is hard.
The person who gets the gig is the person who knows how to hang. Nobody hires you because you're the best musician.
Computers are useless, they only give you the right answer.
Ask yourself, ‘Does this need to be said?’ Is what I'm thinking about saying really need to be said. Then ask yourself, ‘Does this really need to be said right now?’ And then, ‘Does this really need to be said right now by me?’
The strongest word in the English language is ‘no.’
By saying no to some things, you're able to say yes to other things.
Don't be the best one in the room. Go be somewhere where you can learn from other people.