Thus twat tweeted @vignelli.

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“If in the process of solving a problem you create a problem, you didn’t design”: vignellidesi…/11607992424[+]

9:46 AM Oct 18th 2011

We believe in the social responsibility of the designer and that design is an integral part of the production process, not an embellishment.

10:33 PM Sep 30th 2011

The discipline of design is one. We believe that different experiences enrich the mind and that specialization creates entropy.

2:40 AM Sep 24th 2011

Visual strength is an expression of intellectual elegance and should not be confused with just visual impact (often obtrusive and vulgar).

12:01 PM Aug 27th 2011

Creativity needs the support of knowledge to be able to perform at its best.

3:12 AM Aug 14th 2011

A designer should be able to design everything from a spoon to a city, because the basic discipline of design is one — only specifics change

11:32 PM Aug 4th 2011

We hope there is no ‘Vignelli look’. It would be a negation of all that we stand for. We are not interested in style, per se.

8:31 AM Jul 17th 2011

Our process of working is by subtraction. It is about refinement, instead of trying to do a completely new thing.

9:05 AM Jul 3rd 2011

Dimension is measurable. Scale is mental – a relationship to the object and the space surrounding it. Mastering scale is a lifelong search.

6:08 AM Jun 25th 2011

Discipline doesn’t mean going straight. Discipline is just rigorousness to yourself and to the boundaries you set up for a particular work.

9:37 AM Jun 19th 2011

Design without discipline is anarchy.

9:34 AM Jun 19th 2011

You have to learn to have a critical mind. There is no such thing as a creative mind but not a critical mind.

1:37 PM Jun 7th 2011

I like cubes, squares and circles. They are perfect, eternal, absolute shapes. We always start with absolute quantities in product design.

11:51 PM Jun 3rd 2011

We like design that has strength. This is what the Bauhaus was all about: simple things that work, that last, that are good, that are real.

1:08 AM May 8th 2011

@Shorty2Short411 Great. Can you share any interview notes or a recording with us?

9:16 PM May 6th 2011 in reply to Shorty2Short411

Training the eye is crucial. Go to Venice or Florence. Walk down the streets there and you’ll learn more about design than at design school.

11:37 AM May 3rd 2011

Good design lasts.

8:29 AM Apr 30th 2011