"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"At night, you will have a blinking light (I want it to look like a winking eye) and in the exterior, you’ll have an eyebrow over the window. Because, you know, the Viennese architect Alfred Loos said that he wanted to get rid of eyebrows from windows. Aesthetically, I always look for the weak link in the chain and, rather than glorify Mies van der Rohe—he’s had enough glorification—I just thought I would poke a little fun at him and do a reverse Mies van der Rohe."