Quotations on Design

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There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Music, Economy, Engineering, Interest, Now, Software, Theatre)

Of course, I did lots of what would be called graphic design now, what used to be called commercial art.
- Leonard Baskin
(Keywords: Art, Design, Now)

That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for.
- Eric Carle
(Keywords: Art, Design, People, Germany, Responsibility, School)

The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Life, Design, Ideas, Bizarre, Simplicity)

My background is in hardware design. I found hardware work to be a welcome change from thousands of hours of programming and that led to the designs you mentioned.
- David Crane
(Keywords: Change, Work, Design, Hardware, Programming)

As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.
- Stockwell Day
(Keywords: God, Design, Choices, Opinions, Respect)

In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
- Charles Eames
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Idea)

French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.
- Stephen Gardiner
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Community)

Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues.
- Jesse James Garrett
(Keywords: Trust, Design, First, Gain, Help, Information, Support)

Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.
- Milton Glaser
(Keywords: Computers, Design, Cooking)

I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I've been working on a children's book for a while, and I'd like to see that through.
- Colleen Haskell
(Keywords: Love, Design, Children)

I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains.
- Jeff Hawkins
(Keywords: Computers, Design, Study)

At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
- Jim Henson
(Keywords: Art, Design, First, Planning, Television, Theatre, University)

Nothing they design ever gets in the way of a work of art.
- Robert Hughes
(Keywords: Art, Design, Work, Nothing)

All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
- Philip Johnson
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Space)

Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.
- Louis Kahn
(Keywords: Beauty, Design, Love)

What is design? It's where you stand with a foot in two worlds - the world of technology and the world of people and human purposes - and you try to bring the two together.
- Mitchell Kapor
(Keywords: Technology, People, Design, World)

Although my art work was heavily informed by my design work on a formal and visual level, as regards meaning and content the two practices parted ways.
- Barbara Kruger
(Keywords: Art, Design, Work, Content, Meaning)

People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train.
- Marc Newson
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, People)

Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started.
- Marc Newson
(Keywords: Art, Design, School, Sculpture, Study)

Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design.
- Herbert Simon
(Keywords: Architecture, Design, Business, Engineering, Medicine, Painting)

The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun.
- Christian Siriano
(Keywords: Love, Politics, Design, Boys, Culture, Environment, Fashion, Fun, Gay, Pretty)

My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures.
- Douglas Trumbull
(Keywords: Change, Design, Computer, Light, Result)

In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
- Ivanka Trump
(Keywords: Business, Design, Travel, Food, Life, World)

Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.
- Thomas J. Watson
(Keywords: Business, Design, People)

I became an art major, took every art class my school had to offer. In college, I majored in Advertising Art and Design.
- Len Wein
(Keywords: Art, Design, Advertising, Class, College, School)









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