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Famous Design Quotes

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Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.

— Jim Rohn

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

— Coco Chanel

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

— Steve Jobs

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

— Walt Disney

Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.

— Billy Graham

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.

— Paul Rand

A shoe is not only a design, but it’s a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you’re going to move is quite dictated by your shoes.

— Christian Louboutin

Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.

— Steve Jobs

The details are not the details. They make the design.

— Charles Eames

Wellness is not a ‘medical fix’ but a way of living – a lifestyle sensitive and responsive to all the dimensions of body, mind, and spirit, an approach to life we each design to achieve our highest potential for well-being now and forever.

— Greg Anderson

The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.

— Friedrich August von Hayek

Most companies target women as end users, but few are effectively utilizing female employees when it comes to innovating for female consumers. When women are empowered in the design and innovation process, the likelihood of success in the marketplace improves by 144%!

— Indra Nooyi

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

— Jim Rohn

A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.

— Steve Jobs

Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.

— Elon Musk

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Everything we do is designed, whether we’re producing a magazine, a website, or a bridge. Design is really the creative invention that designs everything.

— Henry Petroski

Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.

— Dieter Rams

I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.

— Ralph Lauren

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

— Douglas Adams
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