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" People say I design architectural icons. If I design a building and it becomes an icon, that's ok. "
" I often read nonfiction with a pencil in hand. I love the feel, the smell, the design, the weight of a book, but I also enjoy the convenience of my Kindle - for travel and for procuring a book in seconds. "
Drew Gilpin Faust
" I'm not really a fashion designer. I just love clothes. I've never been to design school. I can't sketch. I can't cut patterns and things. I can shorten things. I can make a dress out of a scarf. "
" For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation. "
" The first 10 years of my professional life had only to do with running away from my father. He was a wonderful cabinet-maker, and me being the eldest son, I had to take over his shop, his profession and so on and so on. I tried to escape by going to art school and then going on to industrial design and then interior design. "
" What people respond to in my room makeovers is the daring design - fearless colors, bold fabrics and occasionally outlandish decor. "
" 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. "
" Each season I strive to design a forward-thinking and effortless collection with a very clean minimalist aesthetic. "
" How do you design it so that people can form a space of their own, and feel quiet and contemplative? "
" I feel like the business side came more naturally to me along with the product design side, but managing and effectively leading large organizations of people is something that is perpetually challenging and the topic on which I am constantly looking for good advice. "
" When writing for the page, the focus is on the design - how the words appear on the page. I try to make it as direct and simple as possible. "
" It is not that you do wrong by design, but that you should never do right by mistake. "
" My friendships are very important to me. "
" Tiles, the best furniture, fabrics, bath fixtures, bronze - just leaf through any design magazine and you immediately understand they're all 'Made in Italy.' We have the premier opera house in the world, La Scala, and behind the Nobel given to CERN is the research of many Italians. "
" Everyone wants an iPhone, but it would be impossible to design an iPhone in China because it's not a product; it's an understanding of human nature. "
" Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. "
" If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings. "
" Any product that needs a manual to work is broken. "
" I'm not the expert on the great gameplay. I come in for the character design, monsters, atmosphere. I'm not the technician. "
" What's skateable is limitless by design. "
" The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution. "
" Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good. "
" In contemplating what to do with my life, I felt like I had two possible paths: one was to move to New York and work in a design house; the other was to move to Africa and deliver food aid. That's when the idea of the FEED bag came to me. It's for those who want to put their consumer dollars to good use. "
" Technology is making design more exciting, with color, wallpaper, textures, fabrics that could never have been created without the technology. "
" For the most part, my house stays the same over the years. I tend to design with pieces that feel timeless to me, so I'm not constantly rearranging my home. "
" One of the things that is particularly precious about working at Apple is that many of us on the design team have worked together for 15-plus years, and there's a wonderful thing about learning as a group. A fundamental part of that is making mistakes together. "
" I'm always drooling over great design, from fashion to furniture. "
" I have a company that does design and animation, so obviously graffiti is definitely an intricate part of what we admire and respect in the art world. "
" The world of design has been subjugated by the rigors of manufacturing and mass production. "
" I am always locked in my design studio. "
" I think every business, really, has a unique reason for being, unique assets, unique attributes, a unique history. And that can be turned into a very attractive design story, essentially, that consumers can relate to. "