Design Quotes

Design is the contrast of the core of limitations therefore there are no boundaries. It is simply an interpretation of creativity.

Jenaiha Woods

Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good.

Clement Mok

Design is in everything we make, but its also between those things. It's a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.

Erik Adigard

Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.

Paul Rand

Its art if cant be explained. Its fashion if no one asks for an explanation. Its design if it doesnt need explanation

Wouter Stokkel

Marketing without design is lifeless, and design without marketing is mute.

Von R. Glitschka

Design is not the narrow application of formal skills, it is a way of thinking.

Chris Pullman

Art is like masturbation. It is selfish and introverted and done for you and you alone. Design is like sex. There is someone else involved, their needs are just as important as your own, and if everything goes right, both parties are happy in the end.

Colin Wright

The difference between a Designer and Developer when it comes to design skills, is the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it.

Scott Hanselman

If I commit suicide, it will not be to destroy myself but to put myself back together again. Suicide will be for me only one means of violently reconquering myself, of brutally invading my being, of anticipating the unpredictable approaches of God. By suicide, I reintroduce my design in nature, I shall for the first time give things the shape of my will.

Antonin Artaud

Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humours.

George Santayana

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

Charles Eames

Colour does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

Pierre Bonnard

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.

Charles Eames

The conclusion of design flows naturally from the data; we should not shrink from it; we should embrace it and build on it.

Michael Behe

To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.

Milton Glaser

Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.

Ivan Chermayeff

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

Steve Jobs

Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.

Steve Jobs

Design is always about synthesis -synthesis of market needs, technology trends, and business needs.

Jim Wicks

Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black and the aesthete unoffended.

Raymond Loewy

In design man becomes what he is. Animals have language and perception as well, but they do not design.

Otl Aicher

To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought thats worth remembering.

Thomas Manss

Graphic designers are, by and large selfish and spoiled. They stubbornly control and individually design things that are generally smaller than them, perfecting to a level appreciated only by people like them. They dont share and play well with others.

Wayne Hunt

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