The room is there for the human being - not the human being for the room.

— El Lissitzky

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Typographical design should perform optically what the speaker creates through voice and gesture of his thoughts.

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The artist constructs a new symbol with his brush.

This symbol is not a recognizable form of anything which is already finished, already made, already existing in the world - it is a symbol of a new world, which is being built upon and which exists by way of people.

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Art can no longer be merely a mirror, it must act as the organizer of the people's consciousness... No form of representation is so readily comprehensible to the masses as photography.

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The purpose of architecture is to transmute the emptiness into space, that is into something which our minds can grasp as an organized unity.

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The printed page transcends space and time.

The printed page, the infinity of the book, must be transcended.

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The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.

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We believe that the elements in the chemical formula of our creative work, problem, invention, and art, correspond to the challenges of our age.

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