John Hockenberry about design
An object imbued with intent — it has power, it’s treasure, we’re drawn to it. An object devoid of intent — it’s random, it’s imitative, it repels us. It’s like a piece of junk mail to be thrown away.
Design [is] the emerging ethos formulating and then answering a very new question: What shall we do now, in the face of the chaos that we have created?