Maintaining Satisfaction as a Designer
Inspiration, in its simplest, is seeing the finish line before you start.
Inspiration is the difference between success and failure, and the difference between happiness and dread.
Good design communicates and feels.
My goal as a designer is to make one thing that is great. And I'm not even close yet.
Be a designer until you fucking die.
Being a designer is kind of a brutal job.
Sometimes it was so fun and amazing ideas come quick. And sometimes it was grueling, and slow and the work was just ok.
When Generation Y holds the purse strings, digital becomes incredibly important.
We could debate the merits of Helvetica forever but no one actually gives a shit—and that's okay. Once you get past that, then you'll probably be a better designer.
All the best products in the world to me – you know how to use them and you like using them.