Top 171 Designing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Designing Quotes from famous people such as Francisco Costa, Temple Grandin, Twinkle Khanna, Hannah Fry, John Sculley, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I wonder if I would have been less organic of a designe

I wonder if I would have been less organic of a designer without my background. Maybe I would be more academic about designing, more methodical. I want things to be a certain way, and I’m very precise, but school itself wasn’t that relevant for me.
Francisco Costa
Language for me narrates the pictures in my mind. When I work on designing livestock equipment I can test run that equipment in my head like 3-D virtual reality. In fact, when I was in college I used to think that everybody was able to do that.
Temple Grandin
I like to see the world from different levels. Even when I’m making a candle or designing a piece, I like to sit on the floor to polish or make it from scratch. I haven’t seen really tough times, but my husband has come up the hard way. He has even seen poverty.
Twinkle Khanna
There’s actually an awful lot of mathematics that goes into designing a railway, keeping it running, making sure everything runs optimally. Every time you need something to be optimal there’s going to be some mathematics at play.
Hannah Fry
Everything at Apple can be best understood through the lens of designing. Whether it’s designing the look and feel of the user experience, or the industrial design, or the system design, and even things like how the boards were laid out.
John Sculley
We’re a very active family, and I like everything in its place. I’m all about designing every little space. It will help me in the business of being a mom. Every single day is so crazy with my work that I just need to be able to come home and do that business as efficiently as I try to do my professional work.
Candice Olson
I started designing the greenest the most connected home before the iPhone and the iPad.
Tony Fadell
A dress is an emotional thing to make. You’ve got to fall in love with it and not just with the dress – the whole process of designing it has to be a good experience.
Jenny Packham
I’m writing kid’s books, I’m doing endurance racing with Le Mans and designing bikes. I’ve also got my own range of cycling clothing.
Chris Hoy
I enjoy trying to inspire myself. I enjoy the artistic side of everything. Music, art, fashion, everything. I just like to be on the cutting edge of it. I’m into designing houses and interior design. I like change. I like creating things out of nothing.
Chris Kirkpatrick
I do have this one year contract where I’d be designing the interiors for Chevrolet.
Nandita Mahtani
I want to do television, film, music and designing. I want to do it all!
Chanel Iman
I’ve been inspired by Coco Chanel. She broke all the rules of her time when she was designing. She pretty much revolutionized the way that women dressed at the time, and in doing that, she modernized the way they looked because they could move more freely in their clothes.
Maureen Chiquet
Value Proposition Design is a ‘must have’ for anyone creating a new venture. It captures the core issues around understanding and finding customer problems and designing and validating potential solutions.
Steve Blank
I didn’t design schools for poor kids. I’m designing schools to be world-class.
Eva Moskowitz
I think pattern makers are some of the most underrated, undervalued people in fashion. They’re the people who are sometimes the geniuses in designing clothing.
Thom Browne
I love the creative outlet of designing, and I love make-up and products and feel like I find so many great products around the world that I want to recreate, so I want to do that or design.
Jessica Hart
When Billy Ray and I first got married, we lived in an A-frame house in Kentucky, and I didn’t even know you could get drapes made – I used to get drapes from Dillard’s. Once I hired a designer to help decorate that house was when I discovered a passion for designing.
Tish Cyrus
Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing.
Bill Budge
In designing a lifestyle brand, you have to know more than just designing clothes.
Tommy Hilfiger
I completely love playing and designing games and always will. I am so into games that I listen to game music all day. That may sound strange, but you can guarantee I’m a hardcore gamer and would never let you down by designing a crappy title.
John Romero
Flip or Flop’ was a house show based on designing houses for the masses – they were always designed so that any person could walk in and like it and picture themselves living in it.
Christina Anstead
Designing bridal is perfect for me, because black is my least favorite color, if you could call it a color.
Lela Rose
While designing, sewing and cutting patterns for clients, my mother was always telling me to make sure the upper part of the body was balanced with the lower part, an A-line skirt to minimize hips or shoulder pads if a client was smaller on top. I was training my eye to create balance.
Anastasia Soare
I think death is a crucial element when designing games around the theme of the satisfaction of overcoming overwhelming odds.
Hidetaka Miyazaki
My favorite part of designing bridal is that I will be a part of the most important day in a woman’s life. My work needs to make her feel sophisticated, glamorous, sexy, and comfortable.
Naeem Khan
There are just huge benefits to come from designing for the ears in our health care.
Julian Treasure
I love designing, and I still do it.
Ridley Scott
I always have a moment when I know I’m designing the last costume that gets made for a movie, and it’s always been floating up there, but it’s kind of the last one. That’s always probably the hardest one for me.
Colleen Atwood
Designing is so easy – it’s the business that is hard. That’s why you really have to respect Ralph Lauren – look at what he’s done. Anybody who can sustain themselves should be applauded.
Thom Browne
My love for interior designing has always been there.
Gauri Khan
The idea of designing something that is like something

The idea of designing something that is like something else is incredibly uninteresting and boring.
Yves Behar
Ergonomics is about designing for failure modes and extremes: how things break under repetition, stress or other limits. And the goal of ergonomic designis to create an alignment between the user’s limits, the thing you’re designing, and how people will ideally use that thing.
Tristan Harris
I don’t have a background in design, so I think it’s always about what I see in the world and what inspires me. So yes, I am designing for myself. I’m going through this whole evolution, which is a process of growing up and going from modeling to styling to designing.
Erin Wasson
My job is designing shoes. It’s work that happens behind the scenes, as they say, and that suits me just fine because in general I am a shy person. But sometimes I have these extroverted outbursts.
Christian Louboutin
We’re designing environments that make us crazy. And it’s not just our quality of life which suffers. It’s our health, our social behavior, and our productivity as well.
Julian Treasure
I’ve got a furniture range with my wife, and I want to get into designing hotels and restaurants as well. We’ve got a big studio in Victoria and a showroom in Belgravia. I’ve always been interested in architecture.
Sol Campbell
Not just cricket, we are doing clothing for football, hockey etc. It’s basic stuff, but good designing is what I am looking to do.
Harbhajan Singh
Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design – designing too early what a program should do.
Paul Graham
No more top-down politics with Westminster dictating what’s right for every community. We must all be partners in designing a better future for our country.
Caroline Lucas
When I was young, for some reason, I thought a postman’s job was quite cool, and once, I even contemplated becoming a lawyer. Finally, I decided to dabble in something creative like fashion designing or photography. Till I joined college, I had no clue that one day, I will face the camera.
Pooja Hegde
When I’m designing, I’m thinking about what it would be like to wear that piece.
Jenny Packham
I feel like my art is very eclectic. I have taken my favorite things – be that costume designing, fashion sense, music and video editing – and I threw them all into one big clump. And that’s what I do.
Lindsey Stirling
Designing a car involves a lot of technical know-how as opposed to designing clothes.
Nandita Mahtani
My relationship with M&S continues to be an exciting journey, from modelling to designing my online range.
There’s no point in us designing synthetic laboratories that could just as well be in Dusseldorf or Helsinki. San Francisco has its light, which must be used.
Mario Botta
After my schooling, I was not thrilled by the idea of treading the usual doctor-engineer line. I wanted to pursue something artistic, and I was good at drawing. The options before me were architecture, fashion, and interior designing.
Keerthy Suresh
I’m personally not terribly interested in designing wholesome characters, so I don’t have many variations to offer.
Akira Toriyama
Does anyone recall hippies designing things for Generation X? Does anyone recall the elegance of that? How design was about making things simpler?
Timothy Morton
To me, this is the perfect marriage. There’s no friction. There’s just, we have what they need, they have what we need. And so IBM is in the process, with our help, of designing many different apps for many different verticals.
Tim Cook
I would never live in anything I design. Life and art are different. My life is very precious to me – my art is precious to me. I love designing things for other people, but I don’t like designing things for myself.
Peter Eisenman
I don’t want to find myself designing for the press.
Tom Ford
Often, what makes my job so exciting is designing for the mother whose dream has been to wear one of my hats at her child’s wedding. I feel as responsible for making her feel like a million dollars as I do for somebody in the public eye.
Philip Treacy