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 objects, functionality is primary, and in others, it is rather inconsequential.
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.
When you look at things like Flickr and Youtube, they are specialised blogging systems, so why hasn’t blogging encompassed that ease of functionality?
Adding functionality is not just a matter of adding code.
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.
Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
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.
More than trends, consumers need functionality. Everything needs an element of fashion, but thats more like a spice.
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.
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.
American products are marvels of production and functionality, but were unnecessarily and unbearably ugly, noisy smelly and offensive.
Our ultimate goal is extensible programming. By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules, each module adding new functionality to the system.
More than trends, consumers need functionality. Everything needs an element of fashion, but that’s more like a spice.
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.
Design must be functional and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics, without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
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.
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.
Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine.
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.
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.
I like modern efficiencies and functionality.
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.’
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.
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.
Before Mint.com, 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.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
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.
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.
Good design to me is both appearance and functionality together. It’s the experience that makes it good design.
90% of the functionality delivered now is better than 100% delivered never.
When I was little, I just was very tuned in to the functionality and aesthetics of things around me.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The hardware business is all about per-unit manufacturing cost and functionality. The services business is less asset-intensive and more dependent on people.
I love the idea of web design that maximises expressiveness over functionality.
A challenging economy is always good for design. It unites necessity and functionality. You are forced to be creative with poor materials.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leather has a real durability and functionality.
I don’t know how we can compare the old watches we know with the functionality and the capability of the Apple Watch.
I love working with women directors because of their emotional functionality and can undeniably connect with them on a fairly personal level.
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.
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
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.
Customers want new functionality, but they don’t want the traditional complexity that has marred products in the past.
I would say most of my style is driven by functionality and comfort.
Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
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.
My definition of elegance is the achievement of a given functionality with a minimum of mechanism and a maximum of clarity.