Pharrell-isms – a book by Pharrell Williams edited by Larry Warsh

Williams_Pharrell-isms is a book by Pharrell Williams, a musician, producer, and fashion designer, that was published in 2021. The book is a collection of quotes and aphorisms from Williams, accompanied by illustrations by artist Mr. A.

The book features over 250 quotes and aphorisms from Williams, covering a wide range of topics including creativity, entrepreneurship, music, and fashion. The quotes are presented in a playful and visually striking format, with colorful illustrations and bold typography.

Williams_Pharrell-isms has been described as a “guidebook for living a creative life” and has received positive reviews for its inspirational and uplifting content. However, some readers have criticized the book for being somewhat repetitive and lacking in depth.

Overall, if you are a fan of Pharrell Williams or looking for some inspiration and motivation, Williams_Pharrell-isms may be worth checking out.

A few quotes from the book:

  • Self-awareness is a muscle that needs exercise. It needs a regimen.
  • You’ve got to continue to reinvent yourself today, all the while thinking about tomorrow.
  • Music is the key, the skeleton key that’s opened every door for me.
  • There is no humanity without education. There is no education without demand.
  • The only way to make life better for yourself, the only true and lasting way, is to make life better for others.

Pharrell Williams is a thirteen-time Grammy Award winner, visual artist, curator, and fashion icon. He is the founder of i am OTHER, a creative platform that brings together music, art, entertainment, and fashion under one umbrella. Williams also cofounded the apparel brands Ice Cream Clothing and Billionaire Boys Club, and has curated exhibitions at Galerie Perrotin and Design Exchange, among others and of course, the new creative director for Louis Vuitton.

Larry Warsh has been active in the art world for more than thirty years as a publisher and artist-collaborator. He is the editor of many books, including The Notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lennon-isms, Ono-isms, Warhol-isms, Basquiat-isms, and Weiwei-isms (all Princeton).

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.