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.
About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
Accessible design is good design.
Color does not add a pleasant quality to design – it reinforces it.
In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever.
It was a black and white only computer at the time, but it kept me fascinated.
It’s been my policy to view the Internet not as an ‘information highway,’ but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else’s patent.
Miguel de Icaza