"It doesn’t have to be built to be architecture. A play can exist without being performed. A piece of music can exist without an orchestra playing it. The creative act is the most important thing."
"Bad art might be defined as a series of unfortunate choices about what to show/explain and what to leave out."
"Architecture without effort is seldom worth the effort."
Keep It Simple Stupid - Drew Melton
Decent advice for life as well as design.
(via Phraseology Project)
Alright, here’s an Instagram. I’ll try to keep them to a minimum.
“An artist is somebody who creates things you don’t need to have.”
My mother brought me this eraser back from the V&A. Encouraging.
"Architect, n. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money."
Ambrose Bierce - The Devil’s Dictionary
When you forget the words, do what Ella did: make up something else … but not words."
From Bruce Mau’s Incomplete Manifesto for Growth.
"dear students, the less time you spend whining,the more time you have learning something. ermm This goes out to the lecturers too"