I think [the design] sucks. Its shape is not innovative, it’s not elegant and it doesn’t feel anthropomorphic.
– Steve Jobs
Designers think everything done by someone else is awful, and that they could do it better themselves, which explains why I designed my own living room carpet, I suppose.
– Chris Bangle
Less is a bore.
– Robert Venturi
Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because the idea wasn’t theirs.
– Frank Chimero
Being a famous designer is like being a famous dentist.
– Noreen Morioka
Every designers’ dirty little secret is that they copy other designers’ work. They see work they like, and they imitate it. Rather cheekily, they call this inspiration.
– Aaron Russell
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
– Douglas Adams