Good design costs the same as bad design, it’s just that bad design costs way more in the long run

Design is always and inevitably collaborative

The question you start with is always rubbish. Whatever it is, it’s always wrong, whoever you are and whenever you ask it.

Andrea Siodmok

Aphorisms usually appear here one at a time, but it’s worth making an exception for these three, all taken from Andrea’s RSA Bicentenary Prize Medal lecture on How Design is Shaping Thinking at the Heart of Government

Past aphorisms are collected on the aphorism archive page