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inspiration
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posted 01-11-2002 04:05 PM              Reply w/Quote
I'm looking for a list of quotes relating to Industrial Design. Legitimate, funny, or smart ass.

form follows function
if it ain't broke don't fix it

whatever you want
thanks

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tiddly winks
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posted 01-11-2002 04:20 PM              Reply w/Quote
"Imagination is more important than knowledge"

Albert Einstein

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slippyfish handles 2002
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posted 01-11-2002 04:34 PM              Reply w/Quote
"design is a verb, not a noun"
(attributed to David Kelley)

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unfortunately
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posted 01-11-2002 04:41 PM              Reply w/Quote
"what's the competition doing"

-marketing

"we have some last minute changes"

-marketing

"we don't know much, but say a lot"

-marketing

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Book of ME
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posted 01-12-2002 12:04 AM              Reply w/Quote
You must look past what you think you know, to see what you know is never enough.

EGO 3:21

The book of ME according to ME.
Thanks be to ME

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Book of ME
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posted 01-12-2002 12:07 AM              Reply w/Quote
He who burnes a bridge, knows not the way home.

Arrogants 1:14

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Book of Me
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posted 01-12-2002 12:12 AM              Reply w/Quote
I am the greatest designer I know. I have walked with many, I have talked to more. These are my inferiors though they know it not. Why won't they listen.

Pride 6:3-8

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Book of ME
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posted 01-12-2002 12:25 AM              Reply w/Quote
Design not for thoses who ask for beauty without substance, For sex does not sell happiness.

Integrity 10:1

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Book of ME
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posted 01-12-2002 12:36 AM              Reply w/Quote
Happiness is not found in a bank. Happiness is not found in a career. Happiness is not found in injection molded polypropylene objects. Happiness is found on the road between these things. Don't drive too fast.

Burnout 4:2-5

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Design award
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posted 01-12-2002 12:44 AM              Reply w/Quote
If a tree didn't fall down but everybody thought it did, did it really fall down?

A king without a clothing

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Maestro
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posted 01-12-2002 12:46 AM              Reply w/Quote
You get bored with beauty but you get used to ugliness.

Ettore

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Bauhaus
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posted 01-12-2002 09:33 AM              Reply w/Quote
GOD is in the design details
L. Mies van der Rohe

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Instinct
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posted 01-14-2002 07:14 PM              Reply w/Quote
"Those who do not want to imitate anythin, produce nothing."
-Dali

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Confucious say:
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posted 01-14-2002 07:21 PM              Reply w/Quote
You can't start designing it until you're done defining it.

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onb
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posted 01-15-2002 01:38 AM              Reply w/Quote
"experience is what you get when don't get what you want"

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Creflo Dollar
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posted 01-15-2002 11:09 AM              Reply w/Quote
setting-friday evening...about 4:00pm....

"...I need you to stay here this weekend and do this shit right, it has to go out monday morning...the rest of these people suck or I would have them help..."

ex-boss

(you know who you are!!!!)

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Instinct
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posted 01-15-2002 12:03 PM              Reply w/Quote
"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who can not attain it in anything"
-Eugenene Delacroix

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I.M.
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posted 01-15-2002 12:35 PM              Reply w/Quote
"If you make something idiot-proof, the world will make a better idiot."
-former professor.

"What was I on last night?"
-me after finding a drawing of a Ferrari minivan the next morning.

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billy
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posted 01-15-2002 02:27 PM              Reply w/Quote
"The good news is that you've all graduated, but only because I don't think keeping you here another year will help any."

Our professor to our class at the end of final thesis presentations...

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RBD
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posted 01-18-2002 08:11 PM              Reply w/Quote
Art is vice. You dont marry it legitimately, you rape it.

-Edgar Degas

An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he-for some reason-think it would be a good idea to give them.

-Andy Warhol

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LMO
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posted 01-22-2002 12:04 PM              Reply w/Quote
good is great, perfect is impossible...

RL Blair, woodcarver

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QUALITY IS...
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posted 01-22-2002 03:03 PM              Reply w/Quote
Quality is like buying oats. If you want nice, fresh, clean oats, you must pay a fair price. However, if you can be satsified with oats that have already been through the horse.....that comes a little cheaper!

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Redneck Billy Bob
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posted 01-22-2002 03:10 PM              Reply w/Quote
If it aint broke, why fix it?

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Tommy Boy
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posted 01-25-2002 08:19 AM              Reply w/Quote
You can get a good look at a T-bone by sticking your up head a bull's ass, but wouldn't you rather take the butcher's word for it.

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Tyler Durder
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posted 01-25-2002 01:24 PM              Reply w/Quote
Sticking feathers in your ass will not make you a chicken.

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ID Bastard
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posted 01-25-2002 01:29 PM              Reply w/Quote
If it smells good, eat it.
If it don't, **** it.

T-Bone- on the topic of vagina

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ID Bastard
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posted 01-25-2002 01:30 PM              Reply w/Quote
that would be f u c k it

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Instinct
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posted 02-04-2002 04:30 AM              Reply w/Quote
"There may be more than on way to skin the cat, but don't they al leave you with the same mess?"

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T-bone
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posted 02-04-2002 09:03 AM              Reply w/Quote
"If your nuts itch, scratch em"

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((designer))
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posted 02-04-2002 10:18 AM              Reply w/Quote
"Engineers deal with probabilities......
Designers deal with possibilities."

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Burnlab
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posted 02-04-2002 01:58 PM              Reply w/Quote
"You can't polish a turd."
-John P. Bell, circa 1990

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pulse
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posted 02-05-2002 01:37 AM              Reply w/Quote

"design is real"
1977-200...
koray

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Instinct
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posted 02-05-2002 02:33 AM              Reply w/Quote
"There is no FINAL solutin"

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Instinct
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posted 02-05-2002 02:34 AM              Reply w/Quote
"There is no FINAL solutuion"

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design 32C
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posted 02-05-2002 03:22 AM              Reply w/Quote
"The diiference between an artist and a designer is that when an artist makes a chair, you look at it. When a designer makes the same chair, you can sit on it."

M. Vasa

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almost
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posted 02-05-2002 06:58 AM              Reply w/Quote
"shop smart. shop S-Mart"

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DOOM
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posted 02-05-2002 07:36 AM              Reply w/Quote
ahhh....I see there is a another Evil Dead fan in da house............

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((designer))
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posted 02-05-2002 09:35 AM              Reply w/Quote
"There's an ass for every seat."

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hmmm
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posted 02-05-2002 09:41 AM              Reply w/Quote
A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

A conscience does not prevent sin, it only prevents you from enjoying it.

A friend with weed - is a friend indeed.

A naked man fears no pickpocket.

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Keithnmick
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posted 02-08-2002 09:39 AM              Reply w/Quote
How about

KISS


that's "keep it simple, stupid" for those that don't know.


Another one that gets thrown around our studio:

Looks like a real wiener.

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