A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.— Louis Kahn
Skyrocket Great Design quotations
To live our lives and miss that great purpose we were designed to accomplish is truly a sin. It is inconceivable that we could be bored in a world with so much wrong to tackle, so much ignorance to reach and so much misery we could alleviate
A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can.
One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again.
You can do a good ad without good typography, but you can't do a great ad without good typography.
If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.
I am going to design, in a great hurry, and I believe to build a station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc. etc. It is at Paddington, in cutting, and admitting of no exterior, all interior and all roofed in.
The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress.
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.
Mine is a quiet exploration—a quest for new meanings in color, texture and design. Even though I sometimes portray scenes of poor and struggling people, it is a great joy to paint.
To gain your own voice you have to forget about having it heard.
Great design is serious, not solemn
It wasn't that I had any great dream of being an architect.
I just wanted to make things. Whether it was furniture, painting, interior design, or architecture. I just wanted to create something.
I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone.
My studio is designed for atmosphere.
I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard.
Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
The only important thing about design is how it relates to people.
Decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven.
He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
To create great work, here's how you must spend your time: 1% Inspiration 9% Perspiration 90% Justification
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.
If you want to communicate something, youd better make sure that your design piece is well-dressed and that its teeth are fixed. At the same time, I still believe that if it is only stylistically great and it has nothing to say, it still is not going to make a lasting impression on anybody.
When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great.
3 requirements for a good designer: 1.
genuine knowledge and love of great design. 2. sound knowledge of principles and techniques of communication. 3. heart (passion).
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.
Things that make you weird as a kid will make you great tomorrow.
Great design is a multi-layered relationship between human life and its environment.
This is not a great phone. It's an interesting design.
Evolution has meant that our prefrontal lobes are too small, our adrenal glands are too big, and our reproductive organs apparently designed by committee; a recipe which, alone or in combination, is very certain to lead to some unhappiness and disorder.
A good designer can create a design that accommodates all the constraints and still delivers an elegant, satisfying experience to the user. A great designer can go beyond this and create a design that demonstrates that some of those constraints weren’t really there to begin with.