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110 Greatest Quotes About Design


Design my own line? No, I just like the culture. ASAP Rocky
Art is to be free. Design is to fix. Kanye West
Take what you have learned, and move on. Neil Gaiman
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Steve Jobs
The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before. Neil Gaiman
Design your financial future in every respect, and then make a plan to achieve it. Brian Tracy
I design like I breathe. You don't ask to breathe. It just happens. Karl Lagerfeld
Leave this world a little better than you found it. Robert Baden-Powell
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. Douglas Adams
Fashion and interior design are one and the same. Iris Apfel
Above all else, align with customers. Win when they win. Win only when they win. Jeff Bezos
I wouldn't mind collaborating with anybody, but I don't want to design anything, I'm not a fashion designer. ASAP Rocky
Fashion is about two things: the evolution and the opposite. Karl Lagerfeld
I can design a collection in a day and I always do, cause I've always got a load of Italians on my back, moaning that it's late. Alexander McQueen
No pattern should be without some sort of meaning. William Morris
I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke. Yves Saint Laurent
The narrowest hinge in my hand puts to scorn all machinery. Walt Whitman
Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished. Neil Gaiman
Set the troops to their tasks without imparting your designs. Sun Tzu
To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master. Milton Glaser
I never design a building before I've seen the site and met the people who will be using it. Frank Lloyd Wright
Remind yourself. Nobody built like you, you design yourself. Jay-Z
Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking. Milton Glaser
The very design of neoliberal principles is a direct attack on democracy. Noam Chomsky
When you want to know how things really work, study them when they're coming apart. William Gibson
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors. George Santayana
A thimbleful of red is redder than a bucketful. Henri Matisse
I'd love to design bridal dresses. Lauren Conrad
Up to a point, it is better to just let the snags [bugs] be there than to spend such time in design that there are none. Alan Turing
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment. Ernest Rutherford
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression. Henri Matisse
Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department. Tom Peters
Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union. Frank Lloyd Wright
It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion. Andrew Wyeth
You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. Steve Jobs
Lofty designs must close in like effects. Robert Browning
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk. Drew Barrymore
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it. John Ruskin
You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site. Frank Lloyd Wright
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker. David Hume
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it. Miguel de Cervantes
It is impossible to design anything that is foolproof because fools are so ingenious. Groucho Marx
The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows. Frank Zappa
To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects. Le Corbusier
In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and clothes and even handbags, the discussion of fur is childish. Karl Lagerfeld