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    Milton Glaser

    To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.

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    Anna Quindlen

    I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.

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    Miguel de Cervantes

    Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.

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    Ivan Chermayeff

    Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.

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    Marc Newson

    I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality.

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    Henri Matisse

    It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.

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    Niklaus Wirth

    A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.

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    Issey Miyake

    Design is not for philosophy it's for life.

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    Ron Johnson

    Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view. It can't be a collection of input.

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    Tyra Banks

    Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.

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    Charles Eames

    To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

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    Paul Rand

    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.

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    Herodotus

    Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.

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    Steve Ballmer

    Accessible design is good design.

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    Leo Fender

    The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.

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    Robert Collier

    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.

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    Herbert Simon

    Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.

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    Louis Kahn

    Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.

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    Geoffrey Beene

    Design is an unknown.

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    Walt Disney

    You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

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    James Randolph Adams

    Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture - and forget that merchandise must be sold.

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    Stephen Gardiner

    Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design.

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    Kenzo Tange

    Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long.

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    Robin Day

    I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.

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    Pierre Bonnard

    Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

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    Charles Eames

    Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.

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    Arthur Erickson

    The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.

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    Terence

    Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.

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    Arne Jacobsen

    The primary factor is proportions.

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    Harry Bertoia

    The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.

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    Genevieve Gorder

    So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that's a great reward.

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    Isaac Mizrahi

    This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy.

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    Giorgio Armani

    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.

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    Steve Jobs

    Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.

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    Thomas J. Watson

    Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.

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    Edith Head

    A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.

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    Branch Rickey

    Luck is the residue of design.

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    Ralph Lauren

    I don't design clothes, I design dreams.

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    Mike Davidson

    I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate.

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    Charles J. Givens

    To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.

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    Donald Norman

    In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.

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    Daniel Libeskind

    I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.

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    Paul Rand

    Design is everything. Everything!

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    Thomas J. Watson

    Good design is good business.

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    Manolo Blahnik

    About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.

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    Harry Seidler

    Good design doesn't date.

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    Christy Turlington

    Sacred spaces can be created in any environment.

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    Samuel Johnson

    Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.

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    Jane Jacobs

    Design is people.

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    Diane von Furstenberg

    I design for the woman who loves being a woman.

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    Mitchell Kapor

    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.

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    David McFadden

    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.

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    Gianni Versace

    I like the body. I like to design everything to do with the body.

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    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

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    Robert Frost

    The artist in me cries out for design.

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    Herbert Simon

    The proper study of mankind is the science of design.

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    Tadao Ando

    When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space.

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