Thursday, October 6, 2011

Day 6: The Jobs of Design Fundamentals

Today, I've been thinking about this quote about design...

"In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service."

- Steve Jobs
 February 24, 1955 - October 5, 2011

 Excerpt from Fortune Magazine, "Apple's One-Dollar-a-Year Man", January 24, 2000

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This post is part of my blog series, "31 Days of Words to Live By".  For the month of October, I will be sharing my favourite quotes and sayings while incorporating them into daily life and art projects.

This series was inspired by The Inspired Room, where you'll find other "31 Days" series among many other wonderful things!

Day 6: The Jobs of Design Fundamentals



  1. How telling. Jobs changed the way we interact with the world. Beautiful quote. Love the concept of your series!

  2. Beautiful post. I am absolutely in agreement with Steve Jobs' quote. Design is soul. It's art. Thanks for sharing!

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