30 Inspirational Quotes on Design

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1. “Good web design is about the character of the content, not the character of the designer”

Jeffery Zeldman

2. “What separates design from art is that design is meant to be ..functional”

Cameron Moll

3. “Design is not for philosophy it’s for life”

Issey Miyake

4. “Design is thinking made visual”

Saul Bass

5. “Intuitive design is how we give the user new superpowers”

Jared Spool

6. “If you think math is hard, try web design”

Trish Parr

7. “The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring.”

Paul Rand

8. “People ignore design that ignores people”

Matt Edson

9. “Design is as much an act of spacing as an act of marking.”

Ellen Lupton

10. “If you are a creative person, then you are never really off the clock. Even sleeping feels creative”

Jennifer Carpenter

11. “The idea of waiting for something makes it more fascinating”

Andy Warhol

12. “A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it”

Brenda Laurel

13. “Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine”

Paul Cookson

14. “Creativity’s to discover a question that has never been asked. If one brings up an idiosyncratic question, the answer he gives will necessarily be unique as well.”

Kenya Hara

15. “There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.”

Massimo Vignelli

16. “The details are not the details. They make the design.”

Charles Eames

17. “Fashion fades, only style remains the same”

Coco Chanel

18. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works”

Steve Jobs

19. “Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all… good design must primarily serve people.”

Thomas J. Watson

20. “Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.”

Charles Eames

21. “I’m a designer, and I think if you work in fashion, you have to give people fantasy”

Christian Louboutin

22. “About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs”

Manolo Blahnik

23. “Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love”

Louis Kahn

24. “I think it’s really important to design things with a kind of personality”

Marc Newson

25. “Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance”

Samuel Johnson

26. “Architecture is basically the design of interiors, the art of organising interior space”

Philip Johnson

27. “Simplicity, wit, and good typography.”

Michael Bierut

28. “An electrician isn’t an opinion former, but a graphic designer is. My argument is that all graphic designers hold high levels of responsibility in society. We take invisible ideas and make them tangible. That’s our job.”

Neville Brody

29. “Every designers’ dirty little secret is that they copy other designers’ work. They see work they like, and they imitate it. Rather cheekily, they call this inspiration.”

Aaron Russell

30. “Wondering is the seed of genius”

William Mocca

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