As our design approach focuses on integrating many diverse elements that affect the spaces we work in, it is vital that our people reflect equally diverse backgrounds, thoughts, expertise and passions. We take pride in our people and celebrate every contribution they make, as we all work together to transform spaces and help companies work better.
“If you want a team of smart, creative people to do extraordinary things, don’t put them in a drab, ordinary space.”
“Make it simple but significant.”
I've traveled a lot - I'm from from Taipei, Taiwan and lived in Bangkok, Thailand, Singapore and Auckland, New Zealand. But I'm a super hero, I can fly, so I guess that's cheating.
I support efforts for us to reach our values. I listen. I support our people, our place, and our purpose.
We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers.
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
“Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.”
- Judy Collins
Flexibility and a sense of humor are essential in design.
Work hard, play hard!
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
I failed miserably at everything I didn’t try, and I’m still paying for them.
“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”
“I not only use all of the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
Some things in life should be accepted as they are with wonder and mystery, other things must be examined and disassembled to understand and perhaps improve them. The challenge is in knowing which is which, for the promise of improvement risks destruction in the discovery.
“Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.”
I believe that we are expected to help make the world a better place, in whatever small way we are able to, every day.
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”