Have your own quote about design you’d like to share? Submit Here
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
– Charles Eames
To say that something is designed means it has intentions that go beyond its function. Otherwise it’s just planning.
– Ayse Birsel
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
– Bruno Munari
Design is intelligence made visible.
– Alina Wheeler
Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.
– Jeffrey Zeldman
Technology over technique produces emotionless design.
– Daniel Mall
The alternative to good design is bad design, not no design at all. Everyone makes design decisions all the time without realizing it, and good design is simply the result of making these decisions consciously.
– Douglas Martin
Practice safe design. Always use a concept.
– Petrula Vrontikis
Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer – that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it works.
– Steve Jobs