He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist— Francis of Assisi
Empowering Art Design quotations
The life of a designer is a life of fight.
Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design.
The Jiu Jitsu I created was designed to give the weak ones a chance to face the heavy and strong.
Perfect typography is certainly the most elusive of all arts.
Sculpture in stone alone comes near it in obstinacy.
Creating is about sharing ideas, sharing aesthetics, sharing what you believe in with other people.
The artist constructs a new symbol with his brush.
This symbol is not a recognizable form of anything which is already finished, already made, already existing in the world - it is a symbol of a new world, which is being built upon and which exists by way of people.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
For me fashion is an expression of art that is very closely related both to me and to my body. I see it as an expression of identity combined with desire, moods and a cultural setting.
Design is not art. Design is utilitarian, art is not.
The business and design of the Royal Society is: To improve the knowledge of naturall things, and all useful Arts, Manufactures, Mechanic practices, Engines and Inventions by Experiments-(not meddling with Divinity, Metaphysics, Moralls, Politicks, Grammar, Rhetoric or Logick).
Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own earth
You can have an art experience in front of a Rembrandt... or in front of a piece of graphic design.
The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.
I never design a building before I've seen the site and met the people who will be using it.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing.
Beauty is the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
Having no purpose is the function of art, so somebody else can look at it and ask a question. Design is different - you're supposed to understand what's going on. You can be delighted by it, intrigued by it, but you're supposed to know it's a hot dog stand.
When I see beautiful clothes, I want to keep them, preserve them.
.. Clothes, like architecture and art, reflect an era.
Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
Art is the only place you can do what you like. That's freedom.
Ninety percent of games lose money; 10 percent make a lot of money. And there's a consistency around the competitive advantages you create, so if you can actually learn how to do the art, the design, and the programming, you would be consistently very profitable.
Good art inspires; Good design motivates.
Design is the application of intent - the opposite of happenstance, and an antidote to accident.
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
The fusion of art and technology that we call interface design.
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory door shut by extending your left leg, it's modern architecture.
Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
If the world were clear, art would not exist.
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation.