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All Quotes by author - Neri Oxman
" A great dream of mine would be to run a design studio full of scientists who think about science as creatively as if they were doing art. "
" All great cinema has the sense of the dynamic, the transitional, mixed with the mythical and the sense of ritual. "
" Although I often find that the feminist rhetoric - not feminism - can come across as simple-minded, self-regarding, nuance-averse and reductive - biology to physiology, history to psychology, procreation to gynecology, and so on - I have come to realize that we should all be feminists. "
" At least since the Industrial Revolution, the world of design has been dominated by the rigors of manufacturing and mass production. Assembly lines have dictated a world made of parts, framing the imagination of designers and architects who have been trained to think about their objects as assemblies of discrete parts with distinct functions. "
" Because glass is at once structural and transparent, it is relatively easy to consider the integration of structural and environmental building performance within a single integrated skin. "
" Binaries aside, we are the products of our relationships with our identities - cities we have built, bodies we have embraced, kindred souls we've cherished, our memories, our dreams, the fears we hide, the pain we hold - identities that cannot be reduced to a collection of labels. "
" Choice is a form of compromise, no? So why choose if you can have both? "
" Could we design an all-glass building with internal channels and networks for airflow and water circulation? Can we surpass the great modern tradition of discrete formal and functional partitions and generate an all-in-one building skin? "
" Craft meets the machine in rapid fabrication. We can generate craft with the help of technology. "
" Forms in nature are a byproduct of a reciprocal action between a given material and the conditions of the environment. But in architecture, the process is the direct opposite: First you decide on the form, and then you think how to build it in reality. "
" For the same reason we have the Brad Pitts and the George Clooneys, it's just part of human nature to idolize stereotypes. "
" Gender is more of a continuum than we are willing to admit when we hit the restroom. "
" How can we reinterpret 3-D printing in a way that suggests a new design language? "
" I am equally fascinated and awed by visiting an Alexander McQueen show as I am looking under a microscope. "
" I am inspired by alchemy and all things continuous, uninterrupted, and effortlessly fused into wholes. "
" I appreciate good tailoring as much as good details of construction. "
" I approach the world as a whole by taking an integrative approach, not a world of parts, and I like to bring different fields and disciplines together. The same is true with my preoccupation with cultural expression. "
" I believe in the balance between dreaming and building. "
" I don't separate architecture, design, or culture. What's more important is a language of creativity that carries meaning. "
" I don't think I would have made for a good doctor. It was not meant to be, and it took me a long time to realize that. "
" I don't think of fashion as fashion or biology as biology. "
" If you believe in Cinderella, and if you can suspend your disbelief at midnight, then you can believe in the interdisciplinary midnight, the 'in-betweens,' and become fortunately entangled, moving from art to science. "
" If you think about it, the printing press allowed everyone to print books - it democratised the printing of information. For the first time, we could all print. "
" I grew up in a modernist house, in a modernist culture. There was a love for modernism everywhere - the furniture, the books, the food, even the cutlery. So I learned very early to appreciate the value of design and the value of architecture. "
" I like to mostly wear very simple clothes. "
" I like to think of synthetic biology as liquid alchemy, only instead of transmuting precious metals, you're synthesizing new biological functionality inside very small channels. It's called microfluidics. "
" I loathe categorization. I cherish my independence, and I treasure chivalry. I live just fine with ambiguity, and I welcome a good quarrel about all things designed or grown - except for when men misnomer 'confident' with 'poised' and 'passionate' with 'feisty.' I work hard. "
" I'm not a mother of children, but I'm a different type of mother where my approach to design is more in line with nature. It's less about dictating and more about editing and listening and allowing something to grow. So I nourish and let the material express what it wants to be. "
" In many ways, I think I'm still forming my ideas about my own identity in this world. "
" In nature, there is no separation between design, engineering, and fabrication; the bone does it all. "
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