Raymond Loewy Quotes & Sayings

13 most famous Raymond Loewy quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American designer who passed away on 14 July, 1986.

Raymond Loewy Quotes
“Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black and the aesthete unoffended.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“Noise is a parasite. Anything noisy is poorly designed.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“The Coke bottle is a masterpiece of scientific, functional planning. In simpler terms, I would describe the bottle as well thought out, logical, sparing of material and pleasant to look at.”
“The public may admire a corporation for its impressive size. Who in the United States doesn't? But when a business, however gigantic, gets smug enough to believe that it is sufficient only to match competition on trivial points instead of leading competition in valid matters, that business is becoming vulnerable to public disfavor.”
“My early colleagues and myself helped create the life styles of Americans and, by osmosis, of the rest of the world. I found it difficult to reconcile success with humility. I tried it first, but it meant avoiding the very essence of my career - total exhilaration and the ecstasy of creativity.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“I alienated the automotive industry by saying that cars should be lightweight and compact.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“Between two products equal in price, function and quality, the better looking will outsell the other.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“The American automobile has changed the habits of every member of modern society.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“I've been accused of being a shell designer - you start with a machine and enclose it. But in many cases, the shell is essential. A locomotive without a shell would be nonfunctional.”
Raymond Loewy Quotes
“American products are marvels of production and functionality, but were unnecessarily and unbearably ugly, noisy smelly and offensive.”

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