"French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture like Roman design, it looks to the community."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Stephen Gardiner 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."Stephen Gardiner on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Stephen Gardiner 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."Stephen Gardiner on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Stephen Gardiner on Erma Bombeck
"What people want, above all, is order."
"The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world."
"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England."
"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
"The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail."