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" A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. "
" When I concentrate on a specific site or place for which I am going to design a building, I try to plumb its depths, its form, its history and its sensuous qualities. "
" The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows. "
" Every project that you write about or read about, it goes through years of hard work. We write a screenplay; we design. Then you submit those and the budget, and it's out of your hands. "
Guillermo del Toro
" 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
" I think the fact that my parents weren't conventional - especially considering their position - had a big influence on the way that I conduct myself now in design and business. It had a huge impact on my wanting to do something a bit more than just designing a pretty dress and putting it on a runway and making it glamorous. "
" User-centered design means working with your users all throughout the project. "
" Once you understand this way, you will be able to make your room alive; you will be able to design a house together with your family; a garden for your children; places where you can work; beautiful terraces where you can sit and dream. "
" When we changed from Tiger to Nike, we had to have a design for the shoe. And where do you go to? There's no 'dial 9-1-1' for design. "
" If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves. "
" At one point, I was blogging prodigiously, in the late '90s; and I was getting, like, millions of pages because I was, like, one of the only people writing about web design, and I was always writing about web design. "
" Once you come up with a premise, you have to work out how it all happened. It's a bit like coming up with a spectacular roof design first. Before you can get it up there, you need to build a solid foundation and supporting structure. "
" I like the body. I like to design everything to do with the body. "
" Design is a series of creative choices - it's a collaborative effort, an evolutionary process. You choose your fabrics depending upon what you want to say, then you work with mills to get those fabrics. Through the process, you realize what you want it to be. "
" Rule of law, access to justice, and financial transparency happen by design, not accident. "
" I find, in merchandising and design and creative, a business school degree isn't particularly helpful. "
" Nearly all inventions are not recognised for their positive side either when they're made. So, for example, scientists didn't go out to design a CD machine: they designed a laser. But we got all sorts of things from a laser which we never remotely imagined, and we're still finding things for a laser to do. "
" My job at the end of the day is to design timeless, desirable, beautiful products. It's not about just designing a bunch of organic jumpers. I have a balance within the brand. If you try to create something people enjoy, and it happens to be made in a responsible way, then that's when you can really strike an incredible balance. "
" The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have. "
" God is His own Design and End, and that there is no other Worthy of Him. "
" There is a voice, and there is a DNA to how I design. "
" At least since the Industrial Revolution, the world of design has been dominated by the rigors of manufacturing and mass production. Assembly lines have dictated a world made of parts, framing the imagination of designers and architects who have been trained to think about their objects as assemblies of discrete parts with distinct functions. "
" I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression. "
" We have achieved tremendous success in Ireland and internationally on the strength of our creativity and design skills. "
" I have a notebook, and I know what decisions will be made in pre-production. Everything is pre-determined in the pre-production period. I visually design the whole thing, and I know when things will happen. "
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
" Design, if it is to be ecologically responsible and socially responsive, must be revolutionary and radical. "
" I'm always thinking about whatever game I'm working on. My brain works subconsciously on design pretty much every hour I'm awake. "
" Agriculture as we know it needs to disappear. We can design better and healthier proteins than we get from nature. "
" English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market. "
" I'm an artist, so I love the graphic design of Instagram. "
" You can get the best locksmith in the world to design the best lock he can design, is it pick proof? No, it's not: it can be very hard to pick, but it is pickable. Because you can get, say, the next 10 best locksmiths, and give them unlimited money and time, they will figure out a way to pick it. "