"Different people have different styles, but there is an opportunity as a director to be a writer in every moment, with every visual cue and every piece of production design. Everything is a decision, and everything can be obsessed over."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."B. J. Novak on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."B. J. Novak on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."B. J. Novak on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."B. J. Novak on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."B. J. Novak on Erma Bombeck
"Travel is impossible, but daydreaming about travel is easy."