Category Archives: Design

Quotes + Thoughts | Tom Sachs on innovation

If you worship money, you’ll always feel poor. I worship innovation and I always feel like I’m not doing enough new stuff. That’s my impulsiveness. “ ~ Tom Sachs, Contemporary Artist Inspiration: Wall Street Journal, American Debt Project, Fashion versus Art, Tom … Continue reading

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Quotes + Thoughts | Olins on brands, sense of belonging, and tribe mentality

Fundamentally, branding is a profound manifestation of the human condition; belonging to a tribe, to a religion, to a family. Branding demonstrates that sense of belonging.”  ~ Wally Olins, Design Thinker Inspiration:  Felt & Wire

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Quotes + Thoughts | Millman on how brands define who we are

We use brands to project who we want to be in the world, how we want people to perceive us , and how we want to feel about ourselves.”  ~ Debbie Millman, Author + Design Thinker Inspiration:  Felt & Wire

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Quotes + Thoughts | Landor on brand definition

Products are made in the factory, but brands are created in the mind.” ~ Walter Landor [1913 – 1995] Inspiration:  Ideas Inspiring Innovation

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Design + Aesthetics | A modern take on the wash basin

An interesting take on the wash basin. I don’t know how functional it is, whether it splashes water all over. When traveling and sampling boutique hotels all over the world, many of which make design as an essential part of … Continue reading

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Brand Builders and their Craft | On the Importance of Brand Design

To explain the world of branding in the most simplified language and easy-to-understand format, there are essentially 2 main parties involved; The Brand-Owners; and The Brand Audience (yes, the consumers). But there is a 3rd party, which acts as a … Continue reading

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Quote + Thoughts | On good design [2]

Taken from the design documentary Objectified. Dieter Rams: Only a few companies actually take design seriously, and one is Apple

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