William McDonough - Quotes

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We get jealous not because we're evil, but because we have little artists pent up inside us. ---->>>

The magic question is, 'What for?' But art is not for anything. Art is the ultimate goal. ---->>>

We achieved our mission to the moon. Let's look home from that lofty perch and reimagine our mission on Earth - that is what we need to do here. Together, we can upcycle everything. The world will be better for our positive visions and actions.

We achieved our mission to the moon. Let's look home from that lofty perch and reimagine our mission on Earth - that is what we need to do here. Together, we can upcycle everything. The world will be better for our positive visions and actions.

We are all born artists... Almost everything kids do is art. ---->>>

I see that idea that we need a new form as something critical. I mean, we do need to invent and not be benchmarking all the time. That's important to me. ---->>>

Art is about going a little nuts... Kids do art for fun. It's playing. ---->>>

Design is inherently optimistic. That is its power.

Design is inherently optimistic. That is its power.

I think the job of an original designer is to inspire. ---->>>

I am very focused on large-scale deployments of renewable power and how we're going to get this done. Imagine our military bases covered with solar thermal collectors that could generate steam and electricity. ---->>>

I suggest we take our heads out of the tar sands and look up to see the sun. We don't own it, but it provides us all with great, endless value. So, too, the wind. These free, renewable sources of 'energy currency' are perfect partners to what we own together. ---->>>

If you continue to act like an artist as you get older, you'll increasingly feel pressure. People will question your actions. ---->>>

Not everything needs to be recycled. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-21, 1951
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
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Occupation: Designer
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William Andrews McDonough is an American designer, advisor, author, and thought leader. McDonough is founding principal of William McDonough + Partners, co-founder of McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) with German chemist Michael Braungart as well as co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things and The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability—Designing for Abundance, also with Braungart (wikipedia)