To complicate is simple, to simplify is complicated. ... Everybody is able to complicate. Only a few can simplify.

— Bruno Munari

The most risky Bruno Munari quotes to get the best of your day

A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.


The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing.


Only he who has a different visual opening can see the world in another way and can pass on to his neighbour the information required to broaden his field of view...let us get used to looking at the world through the eyes of others.


An object should be judged by whether it has a form consistent with its use.


When drawing the sun, try to have on hand colored paper, chalk, felt-tip markers, crayons, pencils, ball point pens. You can draw a sun with any one of them. Also remember that sunset and dawn are the back and front of the same phenomenon: when we are looking at the sunset, the people over there are looking at the dawn.


To complicate is easy. To simplify is difficult


Creativity: that which wasn't there before, but which can be made simply and completely.


Progress means simplifying, not complicating


When the artist observes nature... it is as if nature communicated, through the sensitivity of the artist at that moment, one of its secrets.