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

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

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

Accessible design is good design.
Steve Ballmer

Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it.
Pierre Bonnard

Design Quotes 51-55

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Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Samuel Johnson

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.
Charles Eames

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

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

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

Design Quotes 46-50

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

I’ve been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving.
Jeffery Veen

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

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.
Henri Matisse

Luck is the residue of design.
Branch Rickey