Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Designers
"It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it"
"You can't pretend that everybody likes Versace. It would be boring. It's better to create a reaction than to create no reaction. That's dangerous"
"In Italian there is an expression: We don't sleep on the fame"
"I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion"
"Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas"
"Sometimes big designers are afraid that people won't recognize them if they change that much"
"Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine"
"Fashion is not frivolous. I am a businesswoman, a very serious person"
"Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything - hats, socks, shirts. It's the first step in the process"
"A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure, the body, clothing, life"
"Design is not for philosophy it's for life"
"Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand"
"September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world"
"I had always been intrigued by the emotional aspect of adventure gaming-the fact that people get so personally involved"
"When I don't have any ideas, I pick up fabric and start working with it and something happens"
"Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?"
"Gianni created the whole thing. I came later and helped him"
"Well, what I'm doing is really clothing. I'm not doing sculpture"
"I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made, and the dancers chose what they liked"
"From the beginning I thought about working with the body in movement, the space between the body and clothes. I wanted the clothes to move when people moved. The clothes are also for people to dance or laugh"
"The purpose - where I start - is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it's reuse"
"To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first - if you're not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines - ones that are no longer used"
"One of my assistants found this old German machine. It was originally used to make underwear. Like Chanel, who started with underwear fabric - jerseys - we used the machine that made underwear to make something else"
"I have worked with several dance companies"
"You see it in the many bouncing clothes that are not just pleats. To make them, two or three people twist them - twist, twist, twist the pleats, sometimes three or four persons twist together and put it all in the machine to cook it"
"I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it's easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it's warm or cold. It's great. That was the start"
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