“It is art that sings to us and opens up our hearts to one another. It is art that gives meaning to things that would otherwise go unnoticed. It is art that connects us to our past. It is art that cracks a smile and laughs at our limitations, that speaks to us of the darkness we cannot say out loud. It is art that proves our worth, that demonstrates our capacity as inventors and lovers and wild untamed beings. And in the end it is art that allows us to understand and express science.
In my practice of design these two worlds of esthetics and scientific knowledge, of mystery, uncertainty, of intuition and expertise come together to create new possibilities for shaping our world. Everything we do as designers draws on the arts and the esthetic dimension of cultural life and rests on the foundation of the scientific project.
At no time in human history has the potential for designing solutions that contribute to the benefit of human kind been greater than it is today. And because of the growing body of knowledge in both science and the arts, it will be even greater tomorrow…”
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