A good designer finds an elegant way to put everything you need on a page. A great designer convinces you half that shit is unnecessary.
What works good is better than what looks good, because what works good lasts.
A graphic design must satisfy the problem, but it can achieve a life of its own, transcending the assignment.
The grid is an integral part of book design. It’s not something that you see. It’s just like underwear: you wear it, but it’s not to be exposed. The grid is the underwear of the book.
Minimalism is about creating complete harmony and not about making simple.
The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.