Designer Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Adam Judge” float=”none” width=”100%”]The alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander McQueen” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no better designer than nature.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alina Wheeler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is inteliigence made visible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Antoine de Saint-Exupéry” float=”none” width=”100%”]A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Reed” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bruno Munari” float=”none” width=”100%”]A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Eames” float=”none” width=”100%”]Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clement Mok” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design means being good, not just looking good.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dieter Rams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dieter Rams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design is thorough, down to the last detail.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Donna Karan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward R. Tufte” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design cannot rescue failed content.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Chimero” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because that idea wasn’t theirs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Chimero” float=”none” width=”100%”]People ignore design that ignores people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harry Bertoia” float=”none” width=”100%”]The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hillman Curtis” float=”none” width=”100%”]The goal of a designer is to listen, observe, understand, sympathize, empathize, synthesize, and glean insights that enable him or her to ‘make the invisible visible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”I.M. Pei” float=”none” width=”100%”]You cannot defend your design without knowing what you’re designing for.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ian Schrager” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design is good business.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Issey Miyake” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is not for philosophy, it’s for life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jane Jacobs” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeffrey Zeldman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joe Sparano” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Hockenberry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is the courage and brilliance to cover an original and make it different.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Juan-Carlos Fernandez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bad design is smoke, while good design is a mirror.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lorinda Mamo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every great design begins with an even better story.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mariona Lopez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is a formal response to a strategic question.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Massimo Vignelli” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you can design one thing, you can design everything.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Massimo Vignelli” float=”none” width=”100%”]The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Micha Commeren” float=”none” width=”100%”]The function of design is letting design function.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mieke Gerritzen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good design goes to heaven; bad design goes everywhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Naoto Fukasawa” float=”none” width=”100%”]Great design is a multi-layered relationship between human life and its environment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Otl Aicher” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good art inspires; Good design motivates.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pablo Picasso” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good designers copy; great designers steal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Rand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Rand” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everything is design. Everything![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralf Speth” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Caplan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Thinking about design is hard, but not thinking about it can be disastrous.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert L. Peters” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Mathews” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is where science and art break even.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rohan Nanavati” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is only one type of designer – the type that cares about type.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shane Meendering” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bad design shouts at you. Good design is the silent seller.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Jobs” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]Designing a product is designing a relationship.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Pinker” float=”none” width=”100%”]A design can excel at one challenge only by compromising at others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tate Linden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design is an opportunity to continue telling the story, not just to sum everything up.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Church” float=”none” width=”100%”]Style is a matter of taste, design a matter of principles.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas J. Watson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all… good design must primarily serve people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Manss” float=”none” width=”100%”]To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought that’s worth remembering.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Designers are meant to be loved, not to be understood.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Victor Papanek” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only important thing about design is how it relates to people.[/wpsm_quote]