Reading “Arcades” on the Eurostar.
Victor Hugo, architect of copyright.
This seems to be a foolish thing to say, but without the empathy that delightfulness requires, it’s quite easy for the designer to be short-sighted and see the design work as a set of logistical problems to overcome or creative challenges to master, rather than an opportunity to produce something that enhances someone else’s life.
Highlighted by Max Fenton in The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero
Highlighted by Max Fenton in The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel