An architect’s most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board and a wrecking ball at the site.
― Frank Lloyd Wright
Design cannot rescue failed content.
― Edward R. Tufte
Now that we can do anything, what should we do?
— Bill Buxton
Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.
— Dieter Rams
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
— Henry David Thoreau
Beyond the age of information, there is the age of choices.
— Charles Eames
Panorama, vista and prospect deliver viewers the freedom of choice that derives from an overview, a capacity to compare and sort through detail.
— Edward Tufte
Anyone who would letterspace blackletter would steal sheep.”
— Frederic W .Goudy
A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it. — Brenda Laurel
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
— Steven Jobs
Objects and their manufacture are inseparable. You understand a product if you understand how it’s made.
— Jonathan Ive
by Ryan Nance