I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn’t endure.
I’ve been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving.
In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color – not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
Luck is the residue of design.
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still?
J. Paul Getty
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.
And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.