The most innovative designers consciously reject the standard option box and cultivate an appetite for thinking wrong. - Marty Neumeier
I love the comment, “You must love designing for a living.” At that point I usually start to laugh or break into uncontrollable tears.
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Designers think everything done by someone else is awful, and that they could do it better themselves, which explains why I designed my own living room carpet, I suppose. - Chris Bangle
Great design will not sell an inferior product, but it will enable a great product to achieve its maximum potential. — Thomas J. Watson Jr.
…designers can make life more bearable by producing stuff that touches its audience rather than fucks them in the head. — Jon Wozencraft
Design is in everything we make, but it’s also between those things. It’s a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy. — Erik Adigard
I never design a building before I’ve seen the site and met the people who will be using it. — Frank Lloyd Wright
The fundamental failure of most graphic, product, architectural, and even urban design is its insistence on serving the God of Looking-Good rather than the God of Being-Good. — Richard Saul Wurman
Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose. — Charles Eames
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.