Fleur Walne

“It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.”

This Paula Scher quote encapsulates an attitude to design that embraces using one’s own mistakes as a tool for self improvement. It reminds me to keep going with idea generation and research experimentation and to never give up.

I think about this idea often, especially as it relates to the design process. Every experience is valuable, more so than just in terms of whether its results are a success or a failure. Design is, for me, a process of constantly learning and growing and becoming a better version of oneself.