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Design Quotes 51-55

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Design Quotes
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Samuel Johnson

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
Charles Eames

What is design? It’s where you stand with a foot in two worlds – the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes – and you try to bring the two together.
Mitchell Kapor

Design works if it’s authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can’t be a collection of input.
Ron Johnson

The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
Arthur Erickson

Art Quotes 81-85

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Art Quotes

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
Carroll O’Connor

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
Arthur Erickson

We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche

What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit.
John Updike

What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
John Berger

Art Quotes 51-55

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Art Quotes

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
Edward Steichen

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Dorothea Lange

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
William Wordsworth

Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.
Arthur Erickson

Architecture Quotes 16-20

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Architecture Quotes

Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.
Arthur Erickson

I am but an architectural composer.
Alexander Jackson Davis

I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.
Tadao Ando

I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
Ayn Rand

I don’t divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one.
Luis Barragan

Architecture Quotes 1-5

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Architecture Quotes

Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
Arne Jacobsen

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time.
Richard Meier

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
Arthur Erickson

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
Le Corbusier

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch, but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel shapes and domes is theirs.
Harry Seidler