50+ Interior Design Quotes [With Free Instagram and Pinterest Templates]

Do you need interior design quotes? We’ve collected over 50 of our favorite design quotes, perfect for inspiring your next interior project or for posting on Instagram.

Plus, because we all love social media, we’re offering some free customisable Instagram Templates and Pinterest Pin Designs, so you can post your caption for interior design to all your fans!

Just keep reading to the end of the article to download your free templates, for both Instagram and Pinterest.

50+ Inspiring Interior Design Quotes

(ideal for your Instagram caption)

Use these home decor quotes as a great source of inspiration for your interior design business, for social media, particularly for inspirational quotes on Instagram. They are a great way to increase your social media followers, and engage with potential customers.

They all capture the essence of interior design perfectly, and show how great design should be part of our lives and homes, as well as help us create a meaningful environment in which to thrive.

Everyone needs a little help when it comes to creating timeless design and these interior design phrases will do just that.

We would love to know if you choose an interior design quote from our list, don’t forget to tag us @jenstanbrook when you do!

Quotes about Interior Design

  1. An interior is the natural projection of the soulCoco Chanel
  2. The details are not the details, they make the designCharles Eames
  3. A room should feel collected, not decoratedAlbert Hadley
  4. I am going to make everything around me beautiful, that will be my lifeElsie de Wolfe
  5. We shape our homes, then our homes shape usWinston Churchill
  6. There are two things that make a room timeless: a sense of history, and a piece of the futureCharlotte Moss
  7. Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you loveNate Berkus
  8. The best rooms have something to say about the people that live in themDavid Hicks
  9. Every room needs a touch of black, just as it needs at least one antique piece Jan Showers
  10. I always put in one controversial item, it make people talk Dorothy Draper
  11. Be faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of styleBilly Baldwin

More Design Quotes

Whether you’re looking for ideas or inspiration to add that all important design element to your interior space or want to improve your quality of life by creating a more peaceful atmosphere in your home, we think you’ll love these words of wisdom.

  1. Design is where science and art break evenRobin Mathew
  2. Design is not just what it looks and feel like. Design is how it worksSteve Jobs
  3. Everything is designed, few things are designed wellBrian Reed
  4. Design is thinking made visualSaul Bass
  5. Styles come and go, good design is a language not a styleMassimo Vignelli

Funny Interior Design Quotes

There’s nothing that says interior design quotes have to be serious! These funny design quotes (all perfect for a caption on instagram) have to be some of our favorite quotes and in some ways give off the best expression of design we have found.

  1. The life of a designer is one of fight; fight against the ugliness Massimo Vignelli
  2. One should never be the oldest thing in one’s homePatsy Stone
  3. Design isn’t like marriage, you don’t have to commit for lifeRoss Cassidy

Interior Design Quotes for Instagram

Are you wondering what interiors designers should post on Instagram? We’ve put together some of the best quotes you can use in your Instagram captions, where you’ll want to connect with potential new clients and find more followers.You should use short interior design quotes for Instagram, and semi controversial ones work best, sparking an emotional reaction in the reader.

If you’re an interior designer needing a caption for interior design, then these are perfect for the job.

  1. Color is the place where our brains and universe meetPaul Klee
  2. Elegance is good taste, plus a dash of daringCarmel Snow
  3. People will stare, make it worth their whileTom Ford
  4. There is beauty in simplicity – Jordan Prindle
  5. A good home must be made not boughtJoyce Maynard

Famous Interior Design Quotes

There are some quotes about design that are so famous we see them everywhere. It’s good to have them all in one place though, so if you’re looking for quote from famous personalities, renowned professionals or a caption that really conveys the language of the home, then we think you’ll love this section.

  1. For a house to be successful, the objects in it must communicate with one another, respond and balance one another Andree Putman
  2. Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual unionFrank Lloyd Wright
  3. The home should be the treasure chest of livingLe Corbusier
  4. A designer has a duty to create timeless designPhillip Starck
  5. Underneath all I design lies the solid belief that beauty is a positive forceBarbara Barry
  6. If you love something it will work. That’s the only real ruleBunny Williams
  7. Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be beautiful or believe to be useful William Morris
  8. Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication – Leonardo da Vinci
  9. Details are not details; they make the productCharles Eames

More Creative Interior Design Quotes

Here are some more interior quotes to help inspire your next interior decoration project, to turn into wall art, or to use as a caption on Instagram.

  1. Color is a power which directly influences the soulWassily Kandinsky
  2. There’s a reason we don’t see the world in black and whiteCelerie Kemble
  3. Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessnessFrank Gehry
  4. The best design projects are the ones where people broke the rulesNate Berkus
  5. Creativity takes courageHenri Matisse
  6. Interior Design is a business of trustVenus Williams
  7. Design is not for philosophy, it’s for lifeIssey Miyake
  8. Design from the spine and you’ll be fineCarl Heaton
  9. I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for societyHenry David Thoreau

Extra Designer Quotes You’ll Love

Use these inspiring design quotes to help with your latest design project and you’ll be sure of creating a home decor that’s filled with creativity.

  1. Kitchens should be designed around what’s truly important – fun, food and lifeDaniel Boloud
  2. Color is the least expensive thing to put in a houseRuthie Sommers
  3. Your are either in your bed or in your shoes, so it pays to invest in bothJohn Wildsmith
  4. It’s comfort first, comfort last, comfort alwaysTimothy Corrigan 
  5. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keepScott Adams
  6. Every great design begins with an even better storyLorinda Mamo
  7. Everything is designed. Few things are designed wellBrian Reed
  8. Designers are meant to be loved, not to be understoodFabian Barral


Now if you love these interior design quotes and would like to use them on your social media, we’ve prepared some free Instagram templates like the ones we’ve used in this article, so you can add your favorite design quotes. You can update the colors, fonts and design if you want to. Simply click the link below and import the Canva templates designed by us at Love Chic Living completely free of charge!

Don’t forget to tag us if you use them – @jenstanbrook


Furthermore, if you’re an interior designer and love to use Pinterest, why not turn one of our interior design quotes into a Pinterest Pin? We’ve also created a set of Pin Templates for Canva, and you can use them as you wish. Simply add your favorite interior design caption, change the colors and fonts if you like to match your brand, and post away. 

We’d love it if you tag us too – @jenstanbrook


We hope you enjoy our collection of interior design quotes and love using them in your Instagram captions.


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Jen Stanbrook
Jen Stanbrook

Jen is an interiors writer and blogger and has an insatiable love of home style and decor

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1 Comment

  1. Transeptia
    January 11, 2023 / 9:38 am

    OMG! the quote of Nate Berkus is awesome love the way he describe home.

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