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