Great quotes from great designers

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 gc 1 Comments

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

—Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.”

—Frank Lloyd Wright, 1908

“You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.”

—Steve Jobs, 2005

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Greg Cowin said...

Another great quote that resonates with me:

“The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.”

—Bertrand Russell