Britain’s great strength is its innovative, design and engineering natural ability and we’re not using it.
I’ve never mentioned this, but when I was at Parsons teaching, the other design disciplines, they don’t like fashion design. They see it as very nineteenth-century.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
There is no reason to design buildings that are more basic and rectilinear, because with concrete you can cover almost any space.
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.