These quotes are about the goal of design, which is centered around meeting the needs of real people. What other quotes on people-centered design am I missing?

Design is about making things good (and then better) and right (and fantastic) for the people who use and encounter them.

— Matt Beale

I never design a building before I’ve seen the site and met the people who will be using it.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

The only important thing about design is how it relates to people.

— Victor Papanek

A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it.

— Brenda Laurel

About the Author

Paul is the founder and chair for the Explore DDD conference. He co-founded and helps lead DDD Denver. Look for him speaking at local user groups, and at regional and international conferences.

If you are looking for an expert hands-on team coach and design mentor in Domain-Driven Design (DDD), BDD with Cucumber, or lean/agile process Paul is available for consulting and training through his company, Virtual Genius LLC.