Ten design lessons from Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture - (37signals)

37 Signals on Ten design lessons from Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture

1) Respect “the genius of a place.”

2) Subordinate details to the whole.

3) The art is to conceal art.

4) Aim for the unconscious.

5) Avoid fashion for fashion’s sake.

6) Formal training isn’t required.

7) Words matter.

8) Stand for something.

9) Utility trumps ornament.

10) Never too much, hardly enough.

(Via Kottke.)

David Levinson

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