Kern and Burn: Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs

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    Tim Hoover, Jessica Karle Heltzel
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When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is, and [you just live your life] inside the world, try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader, once you discover one simple fact, and this is, everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.
Steve Jobs
Charles Eames’ definition of design: ‘A plan for arranging elements in such a way as to best accomplish a particular purpose.’
Randy J. Hunt
To me, the best designs of anything, whether they are digital or physical, are made by people who understand the limitations.
Peter Buchanan-Smith
Fall in love with your idea, not the idea of being a founder.
Chris Coyier