Best UX Quotations By World’s Top Designers

Thanks to our article readers who appreciate us for our previously published two articles about What is UX Design? And A guide of UI/UX design trends for 2021. I took some time and did some industrial research regards to UX quotations.

Quotations are quick snippets of wisdom from some of the smartest peoples. When it comes to UX, there are a lot of really smart people out there saying some very smart quotes.UX designers can make a huge difference to the world in which we living, not only through designing great user experiences but also by spreading the wise words about the immense value of good design.

1) User Expectations:

“People ignore that UX design that is unfamiliar and can not work according to user expectations.”
By: Muhammad Nawaz Rizvi (Founder of geeksinux)

2) How it works?:

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”
By: Steve Jobs (Late Co-Founder of Apple)

3) How People think?:

“Users are not always logical, at least not on the surface. To be a great designer you need to look a little deeper into how people think and act.”
By: Paul Boag (UX Consultant of Digital Transformation)

4) Doesn’t Work:

“If the user can’t use it, it doesn’t work.”
By: Susan Dray(Directors of the Usability Professionals’ Association)

5) Design Respectfully:

i) “If we want users to like our software we should design it to behave like a likeable person: respectful, generous and helpful.”
ii) Humans have always been emotional and have always reacted to the artefacts in their world
By: Alan Cooper (Founder of Interaction Design Consultancy Cooper)

6) Dominates:

“When technology delivers basic needs, user experience(UX) dominates.”
By: Donald Norman(Co-Founder of Nielsen Norman Group)

7) There’s a Human:

“When I design, I work very hard to make the interface experience feel like there’s a human on the other end, not a computer.”
By: Aarron Walter (VP of Design Education at InVision)

8) Pay attention:

i) “Consistency is one of the most powerful usability principles: when things always behave the same, users don’t have to worry about what will happen.”
ii) “To design an easy-to-use interface, pay attention to what users do, not what they say”
By: Jakob Nielsen (Co-Founded company Nielsen Norman Group)

9) Ignore Design:

“People Ignore design that ignores people.”
By: Frank Chimero ( Founder of

10) Able to ride:

“UX is the feeling you get being able to ride the horse.”
By: Dain Miller (Web Developer)

11) Good Business:

“Good UX is good business.”
By: Andrew Kucheriavy( Founder of

12) Satisfying Experience:

“The way to earn consumer loyalty & competitive advantage is to deliver the most satisfying experience.”
By: Curt Collinsworth (Twitter user)

13) Look at this:

“Design should never say, ‘Look at me.’ It should always say, ‘Look at this.”
By: David Craib (Twitter user)

14) Usability:

“Usability answers the question, “Can the user accomplish their goal?”
By: Joyce Lee( Designer @ apple)

15) Look & Feel:

“Power users don’t decide very much based on aesthetics. “Look & Feel” creates appeal, not loyalty.”
By: Joel Marsh (Author of “The Composite Persuasion”)

16) Design Process:

“Good design is about process, not product.”
By: Jared Sinclair(Designer @ Bloglovin)

17) Focus on Clarity:

“The best products don’t focus on features, they focus on clarity.”
By: Jon Bolt (Twitter user)

18) Fall in Love:

Want your users to fall in love with your designs? Fall in love with your users.”
By: Dana Chisnell (Twitter user)

19) Thinking about design:

“Thinking about design is hard, but not thinking about it can be disastrous.”
By: Ralph Caplan (Twitter user)

20) Thinking about how it works:

“Want to grow as a designer? Spend most of your time thinking about how it works, as opposed to how it looks.”
By: Josh Puckett (Twitter user)


In conclusion, this blog was for spreading some of my thoughts and research about UX quotations. I hope you enjoyed reading this blog post as a newbie as well as an experienced UXer UI designer. This article takes you one step ahead in the UI/UX field. If you like it please comments on and share it with your friends.  If you need UI/UX services to let us direct contact or by Upwork. Stay in touch with Linkedin, FacebookPinterestDribbbleBehanceUpwork.

Now you know all about UI/UX 2021 trends, you may be interested in the following:
1) A guide of UI/UX design trends for 2021
2) What is the User interface (UI) design? Conventions and Elements
3) User Experience and why it matters? 20 Reasons
4) The Elements of User Experience Design
5) What is the atomic design
6) User Personas
7) What is UX psychology and it’s principal

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