Design Quotes

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This is a beautiful topic. Design quotes like designs are often times amazing. A quote by Paul Rand (American graphic designer) said it best when he said, “Design is everything. Everything!”

We all know that design is the basic road map for moving something from concept to a finished product.

In fashion, designers has set the trend for what people have worn for generations.

Design quotes in many ways have set their own trend in the way people perceive design and the role that it plays in the lives of individual people.

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

Design is people.
-Jane Jacobs

Good designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing and manipulating of words and pictures.
-Jeffery Veen

I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving.
-Jeffery Veen

Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.
-Kenzo Tange

The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.
-Leo Fender

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
-Louis Kahn

About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
-Manolo Blahnik

I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality.
-Marc Newson

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

I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate.
-Mike Davidson

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

What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds - the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes - and you try to bring the two together.
-Mitchell Kapor

A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.
-Niklaus Wirth

Design is everything. Everything!
-Paul Rand

Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
-Paul Rand

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.
-Pierre Bonnard

I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
-Ralph Lauren

Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
-Robert Collier

The artist in me cries out for design.
-Robert Frost

I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.
-Robin Day

Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input.
-Ron Johnson

Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.
-Stephen Gardiner

Accessible design is good design.
-Steve Ballmer

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

When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space.
-Tadao Ando

Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.
-Terence

Good design is good business.
-Thomas J. Watson

Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.
-Thomas J. Watson

Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.
-Tyra Banks

We are lucky because as long as there are designers there will be design quotes. Please let others know that these design quotes are here.

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