„A good designer finds an elegant way to put everything you need on a page. A great designer convinces you half that shit is unnecessary.
- Mike Monteiro
„A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures.
- Ben Shneiderman
„Any attempt to separate design, to make it a thing-by-itself, works counter to the inherent value of design as the primary, underlying matrix of life.
- Victor Papanek
„Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke
„But I say that even as the holy and the righteous cannot rise beyond the highest which is in each one of you, So the wicked and the weak cannot fall lower than the lowest which is in you also.
- Kahil Gibran
„Confidence doesn’t come from knowing you’re right—it comes from being okay with failing.
- Mike Monteiro
„Design is a formal response to a strategic question.
- Mariona Lopez
„Design is content with intent. Content without intent is noise. Intent without content is decoration.
- Joe Sparano
„Geometry can produce legible letters, but art alone makes the beautiful. Art begins where geometry ends, and imparts to letters a character transcending mere measurement.
- Paul Standard
„I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
- Walt Disney
„I remember that time that you told me, you said 'Love is touching souls' Surely you touched mine 'cause Part of you pours out of me In these lines from time to time.
- Joni Mitchell
„If it’s a good idea and it gets you excited, try it, and if it bursts into flames, that’s going to be exciting too. People always ask, ‘What is your greatest failure?’ I always have the same answer—We’re working on it right now, it’s gonna be awesome!
- Jim Coudal
„It is far better to adapt the technology to the user than to force the user to adapt to the technology.
- Larry Marine
„Just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it makes sense.
- Morgan Ashley
„Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
„Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
- George Carlin
„Love is by far the hardest of masters.
- Jonathan VanWormer
„People don’t use a product because of the great design; great design helps them use the product.
- Viran Anuradha Dayaratne
„Research not to discover what’s already there, but to discover what’s not.
- Samadara Ginige
„Simplicity and complexity need each other.
- John Maeda
„There’s a point when you’re done simplifying. Otherwise, things get really complicated.
- Frank Chimero
„Typography is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters.
- Steve Byers
„Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.
- Tom Goodwin
„We adore chaos because we love to produce order.
- M.C. Escher
„We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein
„We explore promising avenues that, days later, become dead ends. Sometimes, we solve a month’s problem in an hour.
- Cennydd Bowles
„We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa
„Whoever best describes the problem, is the one most likely to solve it.
- Dan Roam
„Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
- David Starr
„You are responsible for the work that you put into the world.
- Mike Monteiro
„You do not need to have a great idea before you can begin working; you need to begin working before you can have a great idea.
- Josh Collinsworth
In 2006 our founder and lead developer formed Flagstaff Web Architects to be one of the most innovative web design & development agencies in the area.
Although we have changed the name and expanded the business to reach throughout all of Arizona, Flagstaff is still at the heart of our business model and the owner still lives and breaths right here in this beautiful oasis.