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" A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous. "
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
" Luck is the residue of design. "
" God didn't design anyone to be recognized by 2 billion people. "
" Women are all the same; we want to be smaller in the waist, longer legs, slimmer. I design for women and their defects, to make them better. "
" It may sound ambitious, but I really hope that modern design will spread all around the globe. "
" An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service. "
Daniel J. Boorstin
" Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet. "
" I have made bouquets of pleats, bouquets of flowers, bouquets of ruffles, bouquets of feathers. Often I design in mousseline, held tightly around the waist, and with something else going on all around. "
" I don't set goals. Like, that's what I want to be doing however many years from now. I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that's what I'd do. Or design clothes. "
" We can't think in terms of designing products that we throw over the wall to customers, but instead, we need to design products that are upgradable and maintainable and that can be mined for materials and components that can be reused. "
Frans van Houten
" I have high hopes that GIS will become increasingly relevant for landscape architects as we make the tools easier to use for the design process of just inventory and mapping. "
" When I arrived at Harvard, I wanted to design a course in political theory that would have interested me, back when I was started out, in a way that the standard things didn't. "
" Be intentional with your space. Don't be afraid to step on a limb and design your home the way you love it. "
" I am a fashion designer. I'm not an environmentalist. When I get up in the morning, number one I'm a mother and a wife, and number two I design clothes. So the main thing I need to do is create, hopefully, exquisitely beautiful, desirable objects for my customer. "
" I had always wanted to expand to beauty, but I knew I wanted to be able to translate my design aesthetic in an authentic way. "
" A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. "
" Most companies target women as end users, but few are effectively utilizing female employees when it comes to innovating for female consumers. When women are empowered in the design and innovation process, the likelihood of success in the marketplace improves by 144%! "
" Designing is a matter of concentration. You go deep into what you want to do. It's about intensive research, really. The concentration is warm and intimate and like the fire inside the earth - intense but not distorted. You can go to a place, really feel it in your heart. It's actually a beautiful feeling. "
" To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master. "
" I would like to design what people generally call streetwear. I'd like to dress skateboarders, or whatever the older equivalent of skateboarders are. I pay more attention to that stuff than anyone would ever imagine because I'm watching what the designers do. "
" I have been working with Hive, part of British Gas, on reinventing the thermostat. Now you can control your heating at the press of a button on your phone. As I say, design should permeate every part of society. "
" Writing generally, it may be said that in design, roof, and general aspect, Japanese Buddhist temples are all alike. The sacred architectural idea expresses itself in nearly the same form always. "
" It was Einstein's dream to discover the grand design of the universe, a single theory that explains everything. However, physicists in Einstein's day hadn't made enough progress in understanding the forces of nature for that to be a realistic goal. "
" CSS is the design language of the web, and it is not as easy to use as it ought to be, and it can be confusing, especially if you are new to it. "
" I tell my workshop students, 'I want you to think of yourselves as artists. Then, when you're writing, you're painting, you're crafting, you're making a design, you're sculpting, you're creating choreography, sound, a sound script.' "
Juan Felipe Herrera
" Agriculture as we know it needs to disappear. We can design better and healthier proteins than we get from nature. "
" I love HGTV. I love working on my house and have really been bit by the 'luxury remodeling' bug. 'Million Dollar Rooms,' 'Million Dollar Listing'... any show that can give me design inspiration, I soak it in and try my hand at it. Home Depot is my second home! "
" Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful. "
" I try to push design boundaries using new draping and fabric manipulation techniques every time I approach a new design. "
" It is not possible to design always the same. How to be different in each different place - that is the most important work and duty of the architect to find out. "
" Design firms and progressive companies rely on many of the same tools: rapid prototyping, observational research, creative thinking, collaborative work environments, and multidisciplinary teams. "