Design Quotes

Design is people.
- Jane Jacobs
Design is an unknown.
- Geoffrey Beene
My design is no design.
- Issey Miyake
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I love everything I design.
- Emilia Wickstead
Space is the breath of art.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
I design therefore I become.
- Jason Silva
Good design should be honest.
- Ferdinand Porsche
Good design is good business.
- Ian Schrager
Luck is the residue of design.
- Branch Rickey
Good design doesn't date.
- Harry Seidler
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The primary factor is proportions.
- Arne Jacobsen
Building design isn't trendy.
- Kevin McCloud
I always wanted to design for films.
- Ken Adam
I don't design down to a price.
- James Dyson
I don't design for wallflowers.
- Giles Deacon
I believe in the democracy of design.
- Giles Deacon
I've always loved interior design.
- Genie Francis
I'd love to design bridal dresses.
- Lauren Conrad
A camel is a horse designed by committee.
- Alec Issigonis
Design is nothing if not decision making.
- Henry Petroski
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
- Coco Chanel
Everyday people are not very good designers.
- Donald Norman
I studied literature design and fashion design.
- Danielle Steel
I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
- Diane von Furstenberg
Design is not for philosophy it's for life.
- Issey Miyake
Design my own line? No, I just like the culture.
- ASAP Rocky
Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.
- Christy Turlington
I definitely want to design clothes at one point.
- Kendall Jenner
Fashion and interior design are one and the same.
- Iris Apfel
I love Janet Jackson and her creative set design.
- Dylan Lauren
It takes a real designer to design for real women.
- Leslie Jones
Collaborations are incredibly important in design.
- Jonathan Anderson
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
- Elon Musk
I spearhead interior design for all Trump projects.
- Ivanka Trump
The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
- Herbert Simon
The space within becomes the reality of the building.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
There is a voice, and there is a DNA to how I design.
- Kelly Wearstler
The details are not the details. They make the design.
- Charles Eames
Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be.
- Dennis Conner
Decisions are the frequent fabric of our daily design.
- Don Yaeger
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
- Coco Chanel
Now I design what I want to wear, and it works that way.
- Alexander McQueen
Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
- Charles Eames
I love every period in design history. Even the ugly ones.
- Catherine Martin
When I come to a design decision, people know that is that.
- Carlos Ghosn
A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.
- Edith Head
I really see myself continuing to design clothes, fragrances.
- Kim Kardashian
When I sit down and design, it's shoes that always appear.
- Edgardo Osorio
Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design.
- Christopher Alexander
I believe in empty spaces; they're the most wonderful thing.
- Anselm Kiefer
The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.
- Harry Bertoia
I like the body. I like to design everything to do with the body.
- Gianni Versace
The dreaded phrase in design circles is 'show and tell.'
- David Carson
In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
- Donald Norman
When I design something, I think of it as a gift to somebody else.
- Eva Zeisel
Apart from photography and music videos, I also do graphic design.
- Anton Corbijn
It is very important to lead the field and innovate in game design.
- John Romero
Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.
- Kenzo Tange
A business woman needs a successful mix of design and practicality.
- Donatella Versace
My own style is pretty classic; I much prefer to design for others.
- Colleen Atwood
It turns out it's not rocket science to design a sacred space.
- Greg Lynn
At age 12 or 13, I wanted to design for showgirls - for the theater!
- Christian Louboutin
We design our world, while our world acts back on us and designs us.
- Anne-Marie Willis
I prefer design by experts - by people who know what they are doing.
- Donald Norman
The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.
- Daniel Keys Moran
Informed clients are better clients, and they make for better design.
- Kelly Wearstler
To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.
- Charles J. Givens
It is difficult to separate oneself from one's design moralities.
- David Chipperfield
After working with clothes for so long, it seemed right to design them.
- L'Wren Scott
Wherever you are, design your life. Live the values of your generation.
- Don Tapscott
To design something really new and innovative you have to reject reason.
- Jonathan Ive
I don't design my own clothes. It's so not what I think about.
- Colleen Atwood
Something I've really enjoyed learning more about is course design.
- Ernie Els
Obamacare's design flaws were not the fault of the American people.
- Kevin Brady
Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design.
- Edward Tufte
Great design... you won't have a business today without great design.
- Angela Ahrendts
My actual first summer internship was in the design department of Clinique.
- Aerin Lauder
I discovered at an early age that all I've ever wanted to do is design.
- Jonathan Ive
I'm drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.
- Brad Pitt
User-centered design means working with your users all throughout the project.
- Donald Norman
Unfortunately, some women want to remake their husbands after their own design.
- Gordon B. Hinckley
Whether by design or circumstance, every startup will eventually get disrupted.
- Jay Samit
I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression.
- John Malkovich
When you design it, think how you would feel if you had to fly it! Safety first!
- Donald Wills Douglas
All I've ever wanted to do is design and make; it's what I love doing.
- Jonathan Ive
Design our world so that we have positive social and environmental side effects.
- Bjarke Ingels
My mom modeled and made clothes, so I always had such an appreciation for design.
- Blake Lively
Great design alone isn't going to yield the results investors are expecting.
- Angela Ahrendts
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
- David Hockney
How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design?
- Kinky Friedman
Programming is the art of algorithm design and the craft of debugging errant code.
- Ellen Ullman
I'd like to do a lot of things - whether in design or architecture or business.
- Caroline Wozniacki
Science can improve lives in ways that are elegant in design and moving in practice.
- Harold E. Varmus
The fact I've been in every lineup of Yes has been more by default than design.
- Chris Squire
I've always loved fashion design. I love drawing and creating looks and styling.
- Lily Collins
I design flats like I design heels: They must be seductive, beautiful and comfortable.
- Edgardo Osorio
Watching my dad, Ralph Lauren, design clothes when I was young, I was always inspired.
- Dylan Lauren
You can be a mason and build 50 buildings, but it doesn't mean you can design one.
- John Malkovich
I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
- Jim Henson
In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
- Charles Eames
I used to do design before I was actually rapping. I went to art and design high school.
- ASAP Ferg
I was always really geeky about design and buildings. Always into architecture as a kid.
- Aldis Hodge
Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
- Erma Bombeck
I'm a designer, and I think if you work in fashion, you have to give people fantasy.
- Christian Louboutin
Perhaps I'd like to design cars, but I don't think I'd be much good at it.
- Jonathan Ive
From a design perspective, the U.S. has always been a great source of inspiration for me.
- Brunello Cucinelli
This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it.
- Isaac Mizrahi