Interior design is a travesty of the architectural process and a frightening condemnation of the credulity, helplessness and gullibility of the most formidable consumers -- the rich.
Author: Stephen Bayley (1951)
Profession: British Design Critic
Why kick the man downstream who can't put the parts together because the parts really weren't designed properly?
Author: Philip Caldwell
Profession: American Business Executive, CEO of Ford Motor Co.
Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.
Author: Sir Terence Conran (1931)
Profession: British Businessman, Designer
Retail is detail.
Author: James Gulliver
Profession: American Business Executive, Chairman of Argyll Group
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
Author: David Hockney (1937)
Profession: British Artist
Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes.
Author: D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
Profession: British Author
Design is not for philosophy -- it's for life.
Author: Issey Miyake
Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
Author: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Profession: Irish Poet, Playwright.