The most effective thing in design is good design
"Rid yourself of the feeling that art has nothing to do with reality,
and is not sturdy enough to help us face up to it!"
"Run away said the little bird.
Humankind cannot bear too much reality."
- T.S. Elliott
"Every artist's strictly illimitable country is himself"
"When I design a product, I think of my program
as giving a performance for its users."
"Elements of Friendly Software"
But he is obviously fascinated by everything. I have seen him
pick up a stone from the ground and examine it with the deepest interest,
turn it and twist it, and finally pocket it, as though it were a rarity.
And everything seems to fascinate him. Is he a lunatic? An enviable
lunatic! One for whom a pebble has value must be surrounded by treasures
wherever he goes."
- Par Lagerkvist
- The Dwarf (© 1945)