"Having an idea is comething that cannot be learned anywhere."
"I believe that finished products and industrial design make people more neighborly. In small things the status symbol disappears."
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
"The designer is in essence an artist, one whose tools differ from those of his predecessors, but an artist nonetheless."
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clark - Science Fiction Writer
"Lighting is like driving a car. The requirements are the same."
"No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible."
"How many things can you do to enhance and how do you avoid those things which do not? If there is a moral commitment - or an opportunity - for a designer, that is it."
"Live out of your imagination, not your history."