The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?— Charles Eames
The most powerful Charles Eames quotes that are new and everybody is talking about
Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects.
The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
The details are not the details. They make the design.
Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
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.
It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do.
Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.