The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
— Stephen King
I don’t need an alarm clock. My ideas wake me.
— Ray Bradbury
Easy reading is damn hard writing.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
Creativity is an act of defiance.
— Twyla Tharp
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
— Henry David Thoreau
You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
— Maya Angelou
Writing is a struggle against silence.
— Carlos Fuentes
Be obscure clearly.
— E.B. White
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
— Anna Freud
I try to leave out the parts that people skip.
— Elmore Leonard
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Jack Spade / Collection Catalogue
To launch a suiting collection developed with Southwick tailors, Jack Spade created this catalogue featuring creative director JP Williams and his many collections. JP and I are long-time collaborators and I also edit his blog, amass, so the interview copy here reflects my understanding of his aesthetic and our fluid communication.
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“A collection often begins with just one object”
“To the educated designer, each of these shapes must reveal its necessary purpose.”