“There are professions more harmful than Industrial Design, but only a very few of them. And possibly only one profession is phonier, Advertising Design, in persuading people to buy things they don’t need, with money they don’t have, in order to impress others who don’t care, is probably the phoniest field in existence today”.
Victor Papanek, Design for the real world, 1973
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“A felicidade é como uma borboleta que se apanha com a mão. E, ou se abre a mão e ela voa, ou fechamos a mão e vêmo-la morrer.”
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Graffiti numa retrete, em Amsterdam, uma dia de 1981:
“To do is to be” Plato
“To be is to do” Nietzsche
“There is only one way to look at politicians: downwards”.
“Politicians mean no harm. They usually mean nothing at all.”