Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I'm always trying to turn things upside down and see if they look any better.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

By definition, when you make something no one hates, no one loves it.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That's what we really pay attention to anyway. We don't talk about planes flying; we talk about them crashing.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I like being a 10-year-old kid who's in charge.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I'm not against beauty; it just sounds boring to me.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I'm not as good a writer as I'd like to be; therefore, I like to use images to tell stories.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

The difference between good design and great design is intelligence.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

I use contrary-ism in every part of my life.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

We live in a society and a culture and an economic model that tries to make everything look right.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

Pictures are so good at giving people information that they're not looking for.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

Good designers are no longer satisfied in taking the manuscript from someone and making it look nice. One of the things that I've tried to do is move from being a designer to a content provider.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

Let's face it: we live at a time when government is less and less powerful, less and less effective, and the agent of social change, at least for the immediate future, is the corporation.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

If someone is going to permit me to make a publication that is politically and culturally progressive and not tell me to put their favorite movie stars on the cover, if I get to do what I want in an honest way - as I did in the beginning at 'Colors' - then I'm going to do it.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

No matter what your cultural sophistication or what language you speak, everyone can understand images.

Tibor Kalman
Tibor Kalman

Edits are very important to me - they're the way in which I work on everything.