Design Quotes

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

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

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

Chris Pullman

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

Von R. Glitschka

If you know how to use a pencil to draw, you could draw anything. Now apply that to everything in life.

Justin Durban

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

Wouter Stokkel

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

Paul Rand

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

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.

Freeman Thomas

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

Jenaiha Woods

Art attests to what is inhuman in man.

Alain Badiou

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher

Go some distance away because the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance, and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.

Leonardo da Vinci

An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.

Joseph Conrad

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

Charles Eames

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Adams

The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.

Leo Burnett

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

Pierre Bonnard

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

Louis Nizer

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.

Miguel de Cervantes

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

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

George Santayana

Art is man added to Nature.

Francis Bacon

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Updated On : July 25, 2013
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