Sunday, September 28, 2014

noblesse oblige

"To be successful you have to have self doubt."
- Barbara Streisand 

Saturday, September 27, 2014

"Data can help you make a good design great, but it will never make a bad design good."
- Margaret Gould Stewart

Friday, September 26, 2014

FDR's blood pressure before he died was 240/130. A healthy range is 115/75

"Among all arts, film is the most important for us."
- Vladimir Lenin as quoted by Roman Polanski in Seduced and Abandoned

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"I'm not ashamed to call myself a redesigner."
- Tommy Hilfiger

The tiny, oil-rich nation of Qatar has purchased a Paul Cézanne painting, The Card Players, for more than $250 million. The deal, in a single stroke, sets the highest price ever paid for a work of art and upends the modern art market. Article here.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

nature enthusiast

"My car should look like a beetle."
- Adolph Hitler

Saturday, September 20, 2014

on wine

"It's a beverage. You either like it or you don't."
- Costco wine buyer

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

"Everything in the universe dances, has rhythm."
- Maya Angelou

Monday, September 15, 2014

"Meditation is concentration, really."
- HRH Prince Charles

"If you're not making mistakes you're not trying."
- Tim Cook, Apple CEO

165,000 corks = happiness

"What's life without whimsy?"
- John Pollack

Sunday, September 14, 2014

"Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly."

Saturday, September 13, 2014

things in common

"My ultimate goal is to invent something as simple as the Venn Diagram."
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, September 8, 2014

the most expensive smell in the world

... on Bordeaux wine.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

"Do as much as you can artistically always, because sometimes it stops."
- Brian Eno to Reggie Watts