Phrase by 'Charles Eames'

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Best , Way , Purpose , Design


The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Life , Will , End , Details


Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Ideas , People , Quality , Design


Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  You , World , Best , Change


Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Doing , Art , Magic , Quality


The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Look , Real , Questions , Problem


Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Ideas , You , Others , Always


Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer


The details are not the details. They make the design.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Make , Details , Design


To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

Author: Charles Eames - American Designer
  Need , Matter , Class , Design