Design is a process - an intimate collaboration between engineers, designers, and clients.

— Henry Dreyfuss

The most craziest Henry Dreyfuss quotes to discover and learn by heart

The cost of a model is more than compensated for by future savings.

It not only presents an accurate picture of the product for the executives, but it also gives the tool-makers and production men an opportunity to criticize and to present manufacturing problems.


If the point of contact between the product and people becomes a point of friction, then the designer has failed. If, on the other hand, people are made safer, more comfortable, more desirous of purchase, more efficient — or just plain happier — by contact with the product, then the designer has succeeded.


To look ahead one must learn to look back.