Design Quotes

Design is creativity with strategy.

Rob Curedale

Design has become the cover for unnecessary consumption.

Peter Saville

The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.

Massimo Vignelli

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

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

Thomas Manss

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

Otl Aicher

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

Raymond Loewy

Every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist after you grow up.

Pablo Picasso

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

Jim Wicks

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

Steve Jobs

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

Ivan Chermayeff

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

Milton Glaser

Creativity is to think more efficiently

Pierre Reverdy

The whole difference between construction and creation is this; that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.

G.K. Chesterton

It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.

Jackson Pollock

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

Leo Tolstoy

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

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams

Designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.

Jeffery Veen

Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.

James Randolph Adams

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

George Bernard Shaw

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.

George Santayana

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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