Design Quotes

A friend on facebook just posted this website. She’s a graphic designer/amazing artist! So… check out this list of design quotes! It’s a must read. 🙂

Especially for all those engineers out there like my father who doesn’t think Architecture is a necessary art :-p hee hee. jk daddio.

I like these the best:(courtesy of the website www.designwashere.com)

It’s art if can’t be explained.
It’s fashion if no one asks for an explanation.
It’s design if it doesn’t need explanation.

— Wouter Stokkel

…Furthermore, design is an element in social responsibility. Good design allows “form to complement performance.” The way things look is not irrelevant to the way things work: how they work is how they should look.

— Thomas F. Schutte

I’m convinced that without bad design, the world would be a far less stimulating place; we would have nothing to marvel over and nothing to be nostalgic about.

— Carrie Phillips


Practice safe design: Use a concept.

— Petrula Vrontikis

Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.

— Joe Sparano


0 Responses to Design Quotes

  1. Edward Calugtong February 23, 2010 at 1:25 pm #

    Thanks for the trackback! Great list you have there! 😀

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