Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist"
"Design is not for philosophy it's for life"
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works"
"Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings"
"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do"
"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long"
"Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design"
"So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward"
"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next"
"Sacred spaces can be created in any environment"
"Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input"
"I design for the woman who loves being a woman"
"Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one"
"I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical"
"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design"
"Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones"
"Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated"
"The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair"
"A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes"
"Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love"
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away"
"Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people"