Design Quotes

This page lists all the published design adages on our platform. Click on a design adage for full screen viewing, for description of the design adage and for downloading the design adage as an image file easy to upload to social networks.

Adage #479: Concept

Design is a whole philosophy, it mirrors client’s inner world and that is why he becomes an ally and participates in the design process.

493 Likes.

Adage #132: See

Good design is proudly displayed.

492 Likes.

Adage #272: Voice

Talk about things you care.

492 Likes.

Adage #277: Silence

If you do not talk about your work, no one will.

491 Likes.

Adage #131: Industrial

Good design is art of the masses.

490 Likes.

Adage #283: Embrace

You don,t have to love every note to fall in love with the song.

490 Likes.

Adage #299: Addiction

Imagining your design is a form of addiction you will never be cured of until you see it materialized.

490 Likes.

Adage #352: Simp-Comp.

Simplicity is the highest level of complexity; complexity is the highest level of simplicity.

490 Likes.

Adage #314: Good Design

The designer must understand that there is no interlocutor between the designed object and the consumer.

489 Likes.

Adage #183: Order

Use your mind before using your limbs.

488 Likes.

Adage #300: Tenacity

Never let anyone restrict your ideas and dictate the outcome of your designs.

488 Likes.

Adage #263: Magic

Through Design, nothing is impossible.

486 Likes.

Adage #194: Think

You are what you want to be.

485 Likes.

Adage #201: World

People live within the confines of their niche.

485 Likes.

Adage #303: design

Function beyond form.

485 Likes.

Adage #141: Proud

Good designers sign their masterpieces.

484 Likes.

Adage #207: redefined

I simply take pleasures in redefining anyones' living space

484 Likes.

Adage #169: Meaning

Being a designer is having the ability to improve.

484 Likes.

Adage #182: Ideal

Design the product you like to use.

484 Likes.

Adage #215: Architecture

Don't let anyone talk you out of a spectacular window or door.

484 Likes.

Adage #281: Definition

News is new. New is News.

483 Likes.

Adage #184: System

Designers are policy makers but there are no politics involved.

482 Likes.

Adage #280: Invest

Sell design to make more design.

479 Likes.

Adage #138: Limit

People see what they know.

475 Likes.

Adage #152: Superior

To design means having the ability of improving.

475 Likes.

Adage #353: V.S.

Design is not complex neither simplex.

473 Likes.

Adage #142: Universal

Logo talks without language.

471 Likes.

Adage #324: sad bu true

Everybody knows… but the Architect knows better

470 Likes.

Adage #325: axiom 01

Every one have the house they deserve.

470 Likes.

Adage #160: Function

Good design primes utility.

469 Likes.

Adage #320: more or less..

Speak less, design more.

468 Likes.

Adage #156: Nice

Good design feels good.

467 Likes.

Adage #170: Practice

Design is doing better.

467 Likes.

Adage #154: Ready

Good design is well read.

465 Likes.

Adage #344: Design

Good design does not need to be explained… it just needs to be felt

465 Likes.

Adage #150: Flow

Anything that could be thought of, could be thought to others.

464 Likes.

Adage #180: Begin

The first skill to learn is the skill to acquire new skill.

463 Likes.

Adage #179: Plan

For a better future, first design your ideal environment.

461 Likes.

Adage #155: Friendly

Good design feels familiar.

458 Likes.

Adage #321: talent

Talent is a vague and overrated notion… frequently it leads to complacency and restrains the Architect from evolving.

458 Likes.

Adage #322: hard work

Tip for young Architects: Work Hard Tip for experienced Architects: Work Harder

455 Likes.

Adage #140: Life

Great design does not become outdated.

454 Likes.

Adage #187: Full

You cannot be creative if you are empty.

452 Likes.

Adage #323: architecture for all

If you cannot get your grandmother or a five year-old child to understand the nature of your work, then you probably do not understand it either.

452 Likes.

Adage #279: Bridge

Create works that speaks for itself, then explain their creation process and history.

450 Likes.

Adage #171: Read

Reading is a great source of inspiration for good design.

448 Likes.

Adage #282: Where

New designs are designs in the news.

447 Likes.

Adage #147: Initial

Success of a product depends on its designer.

445 Likes.

Adage #342: Essence

Designers do design, design companies sell it.

445 Likes.

Adage #148: Sum

Designer is an engineer with aesthetic taste.

444 Likes.

Adage #163: Parts

More is average.

444 Likes.

Adage #274: Virtuosity

Artwork needs the best work.

444 Likes.

Adage #157: One

Good design is true.

442 Likes.

Adage #195: Progress

Learn to learn. Imagine to imagine.

439 Likes.

Adage #199: Reach

Establish your authority by sharing your experience.

438 Likes.

Adage #275: Hello

Every show creates its own audience.

437 Likes.

Adage #366: Timely

Good design is dynamic, it shows progress.

436 Likes.

Adage #149: Science

Design is the art of responding to needs.

435 Likes.

Adage #172: Job

The idea of being a designer is to have knowledge to do and to have knowledge to improve.

435 Likes.

Adage #177: Source

Creative works are build on experience.

435 Likes.

Adage #144: Point

Good design is just right.

433 Likes.

Adage #190: Value

Great design work is rarer than rarest of elements.

431 Likes.

Adage #139: Market

Trendsetting sells.

430 Likes.

Adage #153: Good

Design is doing better.

430 Likes.

Adage #188: Axiom

Creativity is immortality.

429 Likes.

Adage #346: Moral

Designers cannot afford to indulge their own tastes at the expense of others.

427 Likes.

Adage #143: Unique

Good design is only like itself.

425 Likes.

Adage #178: PR

If it is not advertised, it is not created.

424 Likes.

Adage #189: Statement

Design is policy making, without the politics.

423 Likes.

Adage #197: Scope

The size of an idea is limited by its container.

421 Likes.

Adage #337: Function

Art points a problem, design solves it.

421 Likes.

Adage #480: Weekdays

Loving each project is an integral part of the job.

417 Likes.

Adage #186: Limits

You can do anything among everything but not the everything.

415 Likes.

Adage #345: Origin

Worth of a design comes from itself as well as yourself.

411 Likes.

Adage #181: Creation

While you live, you define your work, afterwards it defines you.

409 Likes.

Adage #329: Search

Design is about exploring possibilities and combinations.

409 Likes.

Adage #202: Spell

Design is magic, creativity is your mana.

407 Likes.

Adage #306: Superficial

Many people think they understand design when they really do not.

407 Likes.

Adage #437: Who is DESIGNER?

DESIGNER is a: Director Explorer Scientist Innovator Genius Navigator Engineer Revolutionist

406 Likes.

Adage #308: Might

Whatever you design, design it with all your mind.

404 Likes.

Adage #307: Eternal

Do not try to be a designer if you are not truly in love with design.

403 Likes.

Adage #191: Talk

Explain if you think different.

400 Likes.

Adage #278: Surround

Create works that speaks for itself, then explain them in all languages.

398 Likes.

Adage #192: Lead

You are your best manager.

397 Likes.

Adage #196: Listen

Embrace critics for improvement.

397 Likes.

Adage #350: Instant

Saving time is saving lives.

394 Likes.

Adage #332: Lead

Designer is a politician in disguise.

393 Likes.

Adage #367: Motion

Good design mobilizes desire.

388 Likes.

Adage #333: For Real

Art is every crazy thing you can do legally.

387 Likes.

Adage #412: Looks

Packaging design creates the invaluable first impression.

387 Likes.

Adage #339: Obliged

Designers are responsible for what they bring to the world.

386 Likes.

Adage #309: Breakthrough

Design industry is perfectly competitive, but good design is not competitive; good design wins.

385 Likes.

Adage #334: Surreal

Engineering is every non-crazy thing you can do legally.

384 Likes.

Adage #402: Intrinsic

Good design is your best advertiser.

384 Likes.

Adage #311: Civility

Politeness and kindness is the best investments for business.

382 Likes.

Adage #348: Potent

Some designs are so powerful that they resonate strongly in our minds, they make us shiver.

382 Likes.

Adage #371: Sense

Good design must be highly attractive because people have only a little time to judge.

382 Likes.

Adage #330: Innovative

Business design is about creating repeatable processes.

381 Likes.

Adage #203: Stop

Seek your inspiration elsewhere!

379 Likes.

Adage #347: Truth

There is no such thing as useless design; if it is useless it is not design.

379 Likes.

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