"It was by design that we mostly used pictures that you could not necessarily see what was going on, and that didn't really focus in on the band, but instead focused in on a theme."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Mike McCready 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."Mike McCready on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Mike McCready 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."Mike McCready on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Mike McCready on Erma Bombeck
"There are some people who have stayed with us our whole career, which is pretty cool too."
"I think our relationship with Epic had run its natural course, and it happened to coincide with the fulfillment of our contract. We decided not to resign with them."
"Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business."