“When you want to know how things really work, study them when they’re coming apart.”
William Gibson, Zero History

I often look for motivational quotes to inspire my design process, these are my favorite:

“Design cannot rescue failed content.”
Edward R. Tufte

“Imitate. Don’t be shy about it. Try to get as close as you can. You’ll never get all the way, and the separation might be truly remarkable.”
Bruce Mau

“A chair is the first thing you need when you don’t really need anything, and is therefore a peculiarly compelling symbol of civilization. For it is civilization, not survival, that requires design.”
Ralph Caplan

“Writers express their thoughts through words; designers express their hearts through designs that speak words.”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

2 thoughts on “5 Inspirational Quotes About Design

    1. I’ve seen a lot of strange stuff, but I’ve never seen anything to make me believe there’s one all-powerful Force controlling everything

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