UX Quotes

Innovation Quotes

Author Quote
Dieter Rams “Good design is innovative. It does not copy existing product forms, nor does it produce any kind of novelty for the sake of it. The essence of innovation must be clearly seen in all functions of a product.”
Dieter Rams (source)
Fred Beecher “[UX designers] need creativity and vision to [create] a system that helps a business achieve its goals by making it easy and enjoyable for its users and customers to achieve theirs. You need the ability to both envision the big picture and craft the details. You need the creativity to innovate consciously and the drive to encourage innovation in others.”
Fred Beecher (source)
Mark Parker “Designers are by nature more inquisitive, more connected. They dig a little deeper in terms of insights. They turn those insights into innovation. That connection to the consumer is absolutely critical in driving innovation. It’s critical that design isn’t subjugated to the back room as a short order cook for marketing or for merchandising or sales. It has to be up front.”
Mark Parker (source)
Marty Neumeier “Innovation lies at the heart of both better design and better business. It magnifies drive inside the organization. It slashes the costs of inefficiency, duplication, and corporate ennui. It confers the ability to produce uncommon, yet practical, responses to real problems.”
Marty Neumeier (source)
Marty Neumeier “The most innovative designers consciously reject the standard option box and cultivate an appetite for ‘thinking wrong.’”
Marty Neumeier (source)
Michelle Obama “What I love about design is the artistic and scientific complexity that also becomes useful… Great designers also pursue a mission. Great designers design with mankind in mind… The crossroads of science and art, innovation and inspiration are what I love about design.”
Michelle Obama (source)
Nathan Shedroff “There is no one, right way to design or develop anything. To a large degree, it needs to reflect the culture — especially the innovation culture — of a company.”
Nathan Shedroff (source)
Tim Brown “Most business processes are about making choices from a set of existing alternatives. Clearly, if all your competition is doing the same, then differentiation is tough. In order to innovate, we have to have new alternatives and new solutions to problems, and that is what design can do.”
Tim Brown (source)