Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.— Louis Kahn
Simplistic Beautiful Design quotations
From all these experiences the most important thing I have learned is that legibility and beauty stand close together and that type design, in its restraint, should be only felt but not perceived by the reader.
There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.
If you remember the shape of your spoon at lunch, it has to be the wrong shape.
The spoon and the letter are tools; one to take food from the bowl, the other to take information off the page... When it is a good design, the reader has to feel comfortable because the letter is both banal and beautiful.
One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
We have to replace beauty, which is a cultural concept, with goodness, which is a humanist concept.
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there.
I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares, as opposed to ugly things. That's my intent.
I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life.
The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are.
There is no limit to beauty, no saturation point in design, no end to the material.
If you wisely invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.
I find beauty in the continual shaping of chaos which clearly embodies the primordial power of nature's performance
The day will come when you will review your life and be thankful for every minute of it. Every hurt, every sorrow, every joy, every celebration, every moment of your life will be a treasure to you, for you will see the utter perfection of the design. You will stand back from the weaving and see the tapestry, and you will weep at the beauty of it.
I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence.
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
Designing is a matter of concentration.
You go deep into what you want to do. It's about intensive research, really. The concentration is warm and intimate and like the fire inside the earth - intense but not distorted. You can go to a place, really feel it in your heart. It's actually a beautiful feeling.
I want everything we do to be beautiful.
I don't give a damn whether the client understands that that's worth anything, or that the client thinks it's worth anything, or whether it is worth anything. It's worth it to me. It's the way I want to live my life. I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares.
As the saying goes, type is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters.
Beauty is the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
When I see beautiful clothes, I want to keep them, preserve them.
.. Clothes, like architecture and art, reflect an era.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
Architect's designs must refer to the unquestionable perfection of the body's symmetry and proportions. If a building is to create a sense of eurythmia, it is essential that it mirrors these natural laws of harmony and beauty
There is no excuse for doing anything which is not strikingly beautiful.
There is a rumour that I can't draw and never could.
This is probably because I work so much with models. Models are one of the most beautiful design tools, but I still do the finest drawings you can imagine.
Design isn't just about making things beautiful; it's also about making things work beautifully.
I know what women want. They want to be beautiful.
Decorating is not about making stage sets, it's not about making pretty pictures for the magazines, it's really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.
The richness I achieve comes from nature, the source of my inspiration.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
A designer can mull over complicated designs for months.
Then suddenly the simple, elegant, beautiful solution occurs to him. When it happens to you, it feels as if God is talking! And maybe He is.
Design is in everything we make, but it's also between those things.
It's a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.