Happiness is not about money, it's about the things that money sometimes gives you access to.
My goal as a designer is to make one thing that is great. And I'm not even close yet.
Inside all of us is this burning desire to contribute something meaningful to the world.
Design isn't about you. It's about the user.
Being loud and passionate and showing other people what you are really into can never hurt.
Don't be the best one in the room. Go be somewhere where you can learn from other people.
Work is a very tangible thing that we can invest to go after the jobs that we want.
Find your own voice by looking inside yourself and pulling out and amplifying what is already there.
I make coffee because it makes me happy.
Søren Stiller Markussen
I believe that designers can fix the economy.
The magic doesn't live in your computer or your keyboard. It lives in your ability to manipulate the tools that you have at your disposal to reach what you're imagining in your mind.
There's really only one magic happening between arts and technology, and that magic is design.
Origami fed my need to understand things, to solve problems, and to be creative all at the same time.
Knowing what the problem is doesn't mean that you know how to solve the problem.
Design is the structured management of creative or intuitive thinking.
The biggest success in Silicon Valley is the culture that allows creativity to thrive.
Personal meaning lies at the confluence of your passions and your heartbreak.
When thinking about the future, it's not about the actual artifacts, but the relationships between them.
August de los Reyes
Fuck you, pay me.
You need a clear vision, loose structure. Leave enough that people can be creative, but don't give them a blank sheet of paper.
The most fundamental thing you can do in advertising is tell the truth.
Sir John Hegarty
We need to stop selling and start telling.
We as creators have a decision to make. Do we want to be 90% of noise, or do we want to be the 10% of signal?
For me, happiness is really just about giving up and submitting to something larger.
Building a community is not expensive, you just have to be creative.