What inspires us

This is a place where we collect inspirational quotes from fellow designers, inventors and other wise people.

“Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design”

– Charles Eames

“Design is about other people”

– Christopher Doyle

“Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.”

– Gil Stern

“Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten”

– Gucci, family motto

“Aging with dignity is a criterion designers should recognize in their efforts”

– Remy Labesque

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”

– Isaac Newton

“Don’t try to be different, try to be good”

– Tim Beard

“I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”

– Thomas Edison

“The details are not the details, they make the design”

– Charles and Ray Eames

“Our journeys are never a straight line”

– Michelle Obama