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.

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

Albert Einstein

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

Ralf Speth

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

Maya Angelou

Don’t over-complicate DESIGN, often simple is best


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

Henry Ford


Henri Matisse

Every great design begins with an even better story.

Lorinda Mamo

Leave it better than you found it.

Bruce A. Nordstrom

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