“Design language has disappeared in our time. The rubbish that goes for design conversation is appalling. The lack of observation, the lack of analysis, the institutionalized commonality of everybody’s belief. The disregard for the real intention, purpose and function of design in the culture…it’s absurd. It’s largely a promotional tool. All these events and conversations that occur that are visible to us are primarily to exploit the personalities of practitioners so they can appear on stage, make a statement, and through the vehicle of promotion…get more work. So much of it is intended…the two most corrosive things in the culture: fame and money. And they’re intended, fundamentally to (I know I’m being extremely general now), but to peruse those objectives.”

— Milton Glaser (via)