Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes.
Design is not for philosophy — it's for life.
Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
Interior design is a travesty of the architectural process and a frightening condemnation of the credulity, helplessness and gullibility of the most formidable consumers — the rich.
Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist.
Retail is detail.
The complaint about modern steel furniture, modern glass houses, modern red bars and modern streamlined trains and cars is that all these objets modernize, while adequate and amusing in themselves, tend to make the people who use them look dated. It is an honest criticism. The human race has done nothing much about changing its own appearance to conform to the form and texture of its appurtenances.
Why kick the man downstream who can't put the parts together because the parts really weren't designed properly?