I believe in art’s social presence—as breaker of official silences, as voice for those whose voices are disregarded, and as a human birthright. … I don’t think we can separate art from overall human dignity and hope.
Only the weak, soul-deprived ones.
To play in a space that is built around found and self-created inspiration a brand has to know who they are.
People are smart, advertising most often is not. It’s our job as marketers to raise the bar and create interesting, thoughtful things that respect the space in which they live.
There’s no glory in taking the safe route—take risks, assemble an original thought and stand by an action. There’s always room to evolve, there’s never space to stand back and whisper.
- GQ: Didn't you always feel like a freak growing up?
- Tom Ford: I thought I was fabulous and everyone else was stupid.
I think I was seeing a lot of really unique and creative people and I wanted to capture them on film. I felt like, man, this is not going to last. I’m not going to live like this forever and[n] either are those people. I feel like I should photograph this. Like, this is like my job, I gotta do this.
often always have this feeling