Functionality Quotes

Functionality Quotes by Marcel Wanders, Alan Palomo, Matt Mullenweg, Wietse Venema, Henry Samueli, Frank Lloyd Wright and many others.

Every project has its own logic and parameters. In some

Every project has its own logic and parameters. In some objects, functionality is primary, and in others, it is rather inconsequential.
Marcel Wanders
Things are changing at such a rate that you really can’t get too familiar with anything that you own in relation to what sort of functionality it has in your life.
Alan Palomo
When you look at things like Flickr and Youtube, they are specialised blogging systems, so why hasn’t blogging encompassed that ease of functionality?
Matt Mullenweg
Adding functionality is not just a matter of adding code.
Wietse Venema
We’re seeing a lot of major companies as well as startups coming up with smartwatches that replicate a lot of the functionality you might have in your smartphone. Will it be as big a market as smartphones? Probably not, but it still can be a very substantial market.
Henry Samueli
Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Puma was all about function and not at all about design. The founder of the company always believed functionality and performance were the only ingredients that could make Puma successful and design never mattered.
Jochen Zeitz
More than trends, consumers need functionality. Everything needs an element of fashion, but thats more like a spice.
Tadashi Yanai
It is essential for me to work with tools that are reliable and offer complete functionality, which is why I feel so confident about representing the Victorinox brand.
Daniel Humm
Facebook allows outsiders to add functionality to the site but reserves the right to change that policy at any time, to charge a fee for applications, or to de-emphasize or eliminate apps that court controversy or that they simply don’t like.
Jonathan Zittrain
American products are marvels of production and functionality, but were unnecessarily and unbearably ugly, noisy smelly and offensive.
Raymond Loewy
Our ultimate goal is extensible programming. By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules, each module adding new functionality to the system.
Niklaus Wirth
More than trends, consumers need functionality. Everything needs an element of fashion, but that’s more like a spice.
Tadashi Yanai
This ‘users are idiots, and are confused by functionality’ mentality of Gnome is a disease. If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it.
Linus Torvalds
Design must be functional and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics, without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
Ferdinand Porsche
Whereas smaller computer languages have features designed into them, C++ is unusual in having a whole swathe of functionality discovered, like a tract of 19th century Africa.
Verity Stob
Between the age of 30 and going fishing, none of my friendships had any of that magic dust of when you were young. There was a sort of functionality to them, just keeping in touch. ‘Oh, I should invite so and so, I haven’t seen them for ages.
Bob Mortimer
Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine.
Paul Cookson
I like to think of synthetic biology as liquid alchemy, only instead of transmuting precious metals, you’re synthesizing new biological functionality inside very small channels. It’s called microfluidics.
Neri Oxman
It’s not so much about form versus functionality. Rather, it’s about doing both and doing them a lot and doing them well-and that’s how we should be talking about architecture.
Joshua Prince-Ramus
I like modern efficiencies and functionality.
Drew Scott
We decided that sports, lifestyle and fashion were three elements that could be mixed together to a very unique formula. That’s what we did: make Puma a very sports-fashion brand when, at the times, everybody talked about sports and sports performance and functionality. We said, ‘Well, it’s about more.’
Jochen Zeitz
During the early stages of an industry, when the functionality and reliability of a product isn’t yet adequate to meet customer’s needs, a proprietary solution is almost always the right solution – because it allows you to knit all the pieces together in an optimized way.
Clayton M. Christensen
Our ultimate goal is extensible programming (EP). By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules, each module adding new functionality to the system.
Niklaus Wirth
Before, I was a long-time user of ‘Microsoft Money’ and Intuit’s ‘Quicken.’ Both were powerful tools, loaded with features and functionality around taxes, investment, budgeting – too feature-laden, in fact. They took hours to set up, forever to learn, and an hour a week to maintain.
Aaron Patzer
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Steve Jobs
People love photos. Photos originally weren’t that big a part of the idea for Facebook, but we just found that people really like them, so we built out this functionality.
Mark Zuckerberg
In the chip business, our higher-tier products are actually becoming more expensive because more and more of the functionality of the phone comes into the chip itself. So we have been grabbing content on the phone at a time when the phone is becoming more and more like a PC in terms of things it can do.
Steve Mollenkopf
Good design to me is both appearance and functionality together. It’s the experience that makes it good design.
Michael Graves
90% of the functionality delivered now is better than 100% delivered never.
Brian Kernighan
When I was little, I just was very tuned in to the functionality and aesthetics of things around me.
Thomas Heatherwick
Urban planning and design are helping us to shift from a car-centric system to a bike-centric one by making bicycles and bicycle infrastructure superior in functionality and attractiveness.
Jens Martin Skibsted
The mobile solutions offered by companies such as Square, and now Amazon, may seem tempting for merchants due to the low cost, but these solutions simply do not have the functionality or reporting capabilities that real businesses need.
Jared Isaacman
I figured out how to put basically the functionality of an M.R.I. machine – a multimillion-dollar M.R.I. machine – into a wearable in the form of a ski hat.
Mary Lou Jepsen
Linguistics is a good way of defining the culture of a brand. The vocabulary used by sports and lifestyle brands – running, fitness, training, motorsports – is all about functionality, whereas the vocabulary of the luxury business – handbags, ready-to-wear – is all about the product.
Francois-Henri Pinault
The hardware business is all about per-unit manufacturing cost and functionality. The services business is less asset-intensive and more dependent on people.
Anne M. Mulcahy
I love the idea of web design that maximises expressiveness over functionality.
Porter Robinson
A challenging economy is always good for design. It unites necessity and functionality. You are forced to be creative with poor materials.
Diane von Furstenberg
Sick is a relative concept. We’re all sick. The question is, what degree of functionality do we have with respect to the rules society sets for desirable behavior? No actions are in themselves symptoms of sickness. You have to look at the context within which these actions are performed.
Jo Nesbo
Everybody cares about not only quality and functionality, but they also want the power of choice, whether it’s a small vehicle or a large vehicle.
Alan Mulally
Google is in a position where it doesn’t even have to strive to become a hip, conscious choice. Brands are temporary fads. Functionality is forever. Google just has to ‘be,’ and everyone will end up there sooner or later.
Douglas Rushkoff
Technically I can get out of my wheelchair and crawl around and do things, but when I’ve traveled and they’ve lost my wheelchair in transit, I feel like I need to be bound to it. My functionality and autonomy are often bound to this.
Zach Anner
Leather has a real durability and functionality.
Matthew Williamson
I don’t know how we can compare the old watches we know with the functionality and the capability of the Apple Watch.
Jonathan Ive
I love working with women directors because of their emotional functionality and can undeniably connect with them on a fairly personal level.
Vikrant Massey
In its heyday, the car was an expression of technical flair and design genius: the original Mini, the Beetle, the 2CV, and the Fiat 500 were all, in their various ways, inspired incarnations of functionality.
Martin Jacques
Google has the functionality of a really complicated Swiss Army knife, but the home page is our of approaching it closed… It’s simple, it’s elegant you can slip it in your pocket, but it’s got the great doodad when you need it
Marissa Mayer
Organizations want small changes in functionality on a more regular basis. An organization like Flickr deploys a new version of its software every half hour. This is a cycle that feeds on itself.
Kent Beck
Customers want new functionality, but they don’t want the traditional complexity that has marred products in the past.
Marc Benioff
I would say most of my style is driven by functionality and comfort.
Bode Miller
Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
Ferdinand Porsche
Our facial skins are thin with large pores; our back skins are thicker with small pores. One acts mainly as filter, the other mainly as barrier. And yet, it’s the same skin, no parts, no assemblies. It’s a system that gradually varies its functionality by varying elasticity.
Neri Oxman
My definition of elegance is the achievement of a given functionality with a minimum of mechanism and a maximum of clarity.
Fernando J. Corbato