Topics - Design


Quote 189I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
Quote 4917Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.
Quote 7677Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Quote 7749Good design is good business. - Thomas J. Watson
Quote 7837Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input.
Quote 7918Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
Quote 8100So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward.
Quote 8225I like the body. I like to design everything to do with the body.
Quote 8387In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
Quote 8451Good design doesn't date. - Harry Seidler
Quote 8454Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.
Quote 8741Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
Quote 8831Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the l...
Quote 9010To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design...
Quote 9023Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must...
Quote 9067To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.
Quote 9106I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert hal...
Quote 9211Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
Quote 9251The primary factor is proportions. - Arne Jacobsen
Quote 9320Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Des...
Quote 9716Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Quote 9721Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.
Quote 9762Luck is the residue of design. - Branch Rickey
Quote 9802The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
Quote 9950About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
Quote 10046Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Quote 10071Good designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing and manipulating of words and pic...
Quote 10158The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
Quote 10435This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it.
Quote 10494I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what ...
Quote 10579Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.
Quote 10616Accessible design is good design. - Manolo Blahnik
Quote 10680Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from ...
Quote 10981What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds - the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes - a...
Quote 11052Design is everything. Everything! - Ivan Chermayeff
Quote 11343Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has...
Quote 11371I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality.
Quote 11574Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
Quote 11736Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.
Quote 11946Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
Quote 11986The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.
Quote 12244It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of pe...
Quote 12290Design is people. - Louis Kahn
Quote 12356I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is proble...
Quote 12599A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Quote 12675The artist in me cries out for design. - Robert Frost
Quote 12800I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
Quote 12810I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.
Quote 12840Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.
Quote 12848When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about h...
Quote 13113Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.
Quote 13315To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.
Quote 13479I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are ...
Quote 13494The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.
Quote 14077Design is not for philosophy it's for life.