Tactile quotes:

  • In figure painting, the type of all painting, I have endeavoured to set forth that the principal if not sole source of life enchantments are Tactile Values, Movement and Space Composition. -- Bernard Berenson
  • There's something very satisfying about creating a tactile product. -- Chad Hurley
  • Writing has always had that tactile quality for me. It's a physical experience. -- Paul Auster
  • I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the action. -- Richard Thompson
  • Welsh women aren't the most tactile unless they're your relatives. And then you don't want them to be. -- Rhys Ifans
  • This object that we hold in our hands, a book... that tactile pleasure, it's just not going to go away. -- Maggie Stiefvater
  • I'm tactile, very tactile. A woman who has really nice, looked-after skin is such a turn-on for me. It's always sexy. -- Idris Elba
  • The guy who sits in front of the TV set with headphones on has lost the capacity to react to the tactile environment. -- Peter Eisenman
  • I still enjoy the tactile sensation of holding a book. But when I need to read fast for work, I use the Kindle App on my iPad. -- Jonathan Tropper
  • Happy Days' is the type of show that represents the best we can be. It's something warm, something tactile when life was good and life was simple. -- Anson Williams
  • Some directors don't get involved in the cinematography and are just about story, but I'm definitely more tactile than that in terms of my involvement in the minutiae. -- Cary Fukunaga
  • My love of books - not just of their tactile pleasures but of their astonishing variety - was born in a book-filled house; my father is a scholar. -- Julia Glass
  • The world we live in is not purely visual. For me it's totally poly-sensorial so the tactile, sensual aspect of living in the work that I do is brought to the fore. -- Ross Lovegrove
  • I don't want people to sit there and objectively watch the film. I want them to experience it as something that's under their skin, so you try to make the films really tactile. -- Danny Boyle
  • I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people. -- Donna Karan
  • I'm kind of a tech geek. With the camera work, I chose to shoot super 16, which has a real tactile feel. I feel it's as authentic as possible; I love the way the grain feels. -- Ryan Coogler
  • I'm a very physical person. I'm very tactile. I wrestled in college, so a lot of my communication with the world comes through physicality - what I take in and what I put out there. -- Gbenga Akinnagbe
  • I don't want technology to take me so far that I don't have to use my brain anymore. It's like GPS taking over and losing your internal compass. It's always got to be tactile, still organic. -- Andrew Bird
  • When I write, I'm still imagining a kid reading it on paper. I read e-books when I travel, but in general I still prefer holding an old-fashioned book in my hands. There's a special, tactile experience. -- Rick Riordan
  • Well, everybody faces the fact there really aren't many records stores around to just go and browse. Maybe browse online, yet that tactile feel of flipping through a stack of vinyl remains one of life's simple pleasures. -- Billy Gibbons
  • Semiotics is a general theory of all existing languages... all forms of communication - visual, tactile, and so on... There is general semiotics, which is a philosophical approach to this field, and then there are many specific semiotics. -- Umberto Eco
  • Whatever it takes to get the image to reach that level is what that photographer needs to do. And for me, I just have such a love of the tactile and sensuous quality of a black and white silver gelatin print. -- John Sexton
  • Hat-making is laborious and time-consuming. It's a very tactile medium, and you can develop the skills, but it's one of those things: you either have it, or you don't. I love bringing something to fruition with my hands that gives people pleasure. -- Philip Treacy
  • I think newspapers shouldn't try to compete directly with the Web, and should do what they can do better, which may be long-form journalism and using photos and art, and making connections with large-form graphics and really enhancing the tactile experience of paper. -- Dave Eggers
  • I'm quite tactile, so I like fabrics that feel good. I try to avoid fabrics that crease - especially with my son. When you have a child, that's important. A great pair of a jeans, a t-shirt and some loafers, that's what I always wear. -- Miranda Kerr
  • If you look at an old piece of sheet music, there's all kinds of text on it, there are ads, there are proclamations of the greatest songs' success, there's artwork. So there is a tactile, physical experience of learning the song and the way it's notated. -- Beck
  • I think there are definitely two types of student: the academic kids and the 50% who fail. It's very clear to see - it's fact. We're not doing enough for those who fail; they need a more physical, tactile approach, involving people skills, team-building, problem-solving, building things. -- Jamie Oliver
  • Light is quite tactile to me. It has shape and dimension. -- Jean Rosenthal
  • I'm very tactile. I'm a big hugger, one of those huggy people. -- Kathryn Hahn
  • Writing has always had a tactile quality for me. It's a physical experience. -- Paul Auster
  • My sense of view became tactile not colourful, immediate not distant. Something within arms' reach -- Ryan Knighton
  • In the glare of your mind, be modest. And beholden to what is tactile, and thrilling. -- Mary Oliver
  • The tusk is a very tactile shape, looks great among the other charms and is a cool piece that I like. -- Victoria Beckham
  • Digital doesn't interest me. It's too many steps removed from the actual tactile thing. I still read books. I don't read online. -- Jessica Lange
  • I'm a very tactile learner, so I need analog index cards, moving them all about, trying out various sequences for the book's architecture. -- Joshua Mohr
  • . . . the sole aim of Okinawa Karate is to teach A person to handle violence and violent individuals; whether it is tactile, mental or spiritual -- Soke Behzad Ahmadi
  • The younger people get into the lyrics in a different way; there's much more of a tactile understanding, which is the way I prefer it. -- David Bowie
  • I really like natural, warm finishes. I like any of the natural stones, the oiled wood that is kind of a pre-finished flooring. I'm very tactile. -- Bryan Baeumler
  • We are not passive exhibitors of visual or auditory or tactile images. We have selves. We have a Me that is automatically present in our minds right now. -- Antonio Damasio
  • I animated everything traditionally, on paper. I love how the texture of paper looks (it also matches textures of papier-mâché) and I love the tactile process. -- Signe Baumane
  • It's cool that you hear something, but what did you feel and what was your tactile and kinesthetic response to it? Those songs and creative sessions mean the most. -- Pharrell Williams
  • It is strange that the tactile sense, which is so infinitely less precious to men than sight, becomes at critical moments our main, if not only, handle to reality. -- Vladimir Nabokov
  • After half an hour the drug hit me like a sensuous tidal wave. I turned into a tactile temptress and wanted to stroke the whole world. It gave me untold confidence. -- Boy George
  • I found climbing to be a very tactile sport. There's no ball that is zipping through the air ready to crack you in the head. It is just you and the rock base. -- Erik Weihenmayer
  • Our knowledge of shape and form remains, in general, a mixture of visual and of tactile experiences... A child learns about roundness from handling a ball far more than from looking at it. -- Henry Moore
  • Many great works of art have only form, the sculpture of the thing. Color as used to signify realization by men like Titian and Rembrandt, gives greater life and tactile experience to the work. -- John French Sloan
  • The power of elegy, even in the face of an unbounded grief, to provide a containing form is vividly embodied by Anne Carson's 'Nox,' a nocturne with carefully controlled visual and tactile properties. -- Susan Stewart