As twee as quotes can sometimes be, I have a soft spot for them. Probably because of my short attention span and general impatience feeling of time scarcity. This is where I jot them down for posterity.
VENI VEDI AMAVI. WE CAME.WE SAW. WE LOVED
‘By creating whole species of permanent garbage to clutter up the landscape, and by choosing materials and processes that pollute the air we breathe, designers have become a dangerous breed.’
– Victor Papanek states, Design for the Real World
'Those who have produced culture may have sought to transform and inspire us; those who guard and interpret it have restricted themselves to a sober and curatorial interpretation of its function.' –Alain De Botton
"Design must be an innovative, highly creative, cross-disciplinary tool responsive to the needs of men. It must be more research-oriented, and we must stop defiling the earth itself with poorly-designed objects and structures."
– Victor Papanek