"IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Douglas Trumbull on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Douglas Trumbull on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Douglas Trumbull on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Douglas Trumbull on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Douglas Trumbull on Erma Bombeck
"My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures."
"There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens."
"I honestly believe that the next big leap in immersive technology will be very much like Brainstorm."
"The technology of the time dictated the way things looked."
"There's a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology."