quote by Francis of Assisi

He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist

— Francis of Assisi

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Design and art quote Design is where science and art break even.

Design is where science and art break even.


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.

Design and art quote Design is thinking made visual.

Design is thinking made visual.

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 and art quote While great art makes you wonder, great design makes things clear.

While great art makes you wonder, great design makes things clear.


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).

Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own earth

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.

You can have an art experience in front of a Rembrandt... or in front of a piece of graphic design.

A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.

The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing.

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.

Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;

they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.

Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.

Design is the application of intent - the opposite of happenstance, and an antidote to accident.

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.

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.

If design isn't profitable, then it's art.

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.

Type design moves at the pace of the most conservative reader.

The good type-designer therefore realizes that, for a new font to be successful, it has to be so good that only very few recognize its novelty.

Design is in everything we make, but it's also between those things.

It's a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.

Design is the method of putting form and content together.

Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.

The sculptor, and the painter also, should be trained in these liberal arts: grammar, geometry, philosophy, medicine, astronomy, perspective, history, anatomy, theory of design, arithmetic.

You can't make an architect. But you can open the doors and windows toward the light as you see it.

What I feel fortunate about is that I'm still astonished, that things still amaze me. And I think that that's the great benefit of being in the arts, where the possibility for learning never disappears, where you basically have to admit you never learn it.

I think design, to a degree, is more generous and more humanistic than art, though great art can move us more.

My work first engaged with the early russian avant-garde;

the paintings of moholy-nagy, el lissitzky's 'prouns' and naum gabo's sculptures, but in particular with the work of kasimir malevitch - he was an early influence for me as a representative of the modern avant-garde intersection between art and design.

Art is an idea that has found its perfect visual expression.

And design is the vehicle by which this expression is made possible. Art is a noun, and design is a noun and also a verb. Art is a product and design is a process. Design is the foundation of all the arts.

Design means being good, not just looking good.

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