13 Steve Jobs Quotes About Design


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The best 13 quotes from the late, great Steve Jobs and how he has inspired my approach to product design.


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  • Got it: In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.
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  • you missed out the one that was actually about Design. Duh. off to look for it elsewhere...
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  • great sir
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  • Great quotes from a legendary CEO
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  • I''ll bet Steve Jobs never imagined he'd be campaigning for a Camera App :)
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13 Steve Jobs Quotes About Design

  1. 1. Steve Jobs Quotes About Design13
  2. 2. Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. ❝ ❞
  3. 3. Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. ❝ ❞
  4. 4. Stay hungry, stay foolish. ❝ ❞
  5. 5. Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. ❝ ❞
  6. 6. Things don't have to change the world to be important. ❝ ❞
  7. 7. Getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. ❝ ❞
  8. 8. We made the buttons on the screen look so good you'll want to lick them. ❝ ❞
  9. 9. The broader one's understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have. ❝ ❞
  10. 10. Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'. ❝ ❞
  11. 11. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. ❝ ❞
  12. 12. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. ❝ ❞
  13. 13. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ❝ ❞
  14. 14. Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. ❝ ❞
  15. 15. Thank you for the inspiration.
  16. 16. I read the book
  17. 17. I read the book I watched the movie
  18. 18. I read the book I watched the movie I’ve interviewed 150+ app devs
  19. 19. Through those lessons…
  20. 20. I’m launching…
  21. 21. oSnap -The Simplest Camera App • Tap anywhere to take a pic • Shake to flip camera • Swipe to adjust flash Learn More
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