The written word can be a great source of inspiration. At ARDH, we like to collect quotes from around the world which reflect the ethos and values that drive our work. As well as helping us in our design development, the inspirational words of others can also encourage creativity and enjoyment in our everyday lives.

If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.

Ralf Speth

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

Henry Ford

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

Albert Einstein

Landscape Architects Value your role, make a Positive difference & LEAD THE WAY. ENGAGE, COMMUNICATE & Have fun creating places


You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the MORE you have.

Maya Angelou

Leave it better than you found it.

Bruce A. Nordstrom

Every great design begins with an even better story.

Lorinda Mamo

Landscape Architects are often natural leaders, able to communicate with many professions and leading multidisciplinary projects

IFLA Europe


Henri Matisse