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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Spur Your Creativity With These Inspiring Graphic Design Quotes


Graphic design is a wonderful career path. As technology has advanced in the last 30 years we have steered more and more towards a digital way of living and working, and as such, art and design have had to change along with the times.

Graphic design is a fun and creative way to embrace a digital way of life as well as let out your creative side and many people love working in this field. Creativity and artistic job roles always take a lot of work and a lot of inspiration, and if you are sitting at your workstation for graphic design today and feel in a bit of a slump, we want to help you feel a little more inspired today. Here are some quotes to take with you in a small way that should hopefully put your zest for art back into you today!

Have no fear of perfection -- you’ll never reach it." -- Salvador Dali

"Design is intelligence made visible." -- Alina Wheeler

"Everything is designed. Few things are designed well." -- Brian Reed

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." -- Maya Angelou

"Design adds value faster than it adds costs." -- Joel Spolsky

"The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring." -- Paul Rand

"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"Design is a formal response to a strategic question." -- Mariona Lopez

"Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style." -- Massimo Vignelli

"The alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design." -- Adam Judge

"Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated." -- Paul Rand

"It's through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good." -- Paula Scher

"Good design is good business." -- Thomas Watson Jr.

"Accessible design is good design." -- Steve Ballmer

"Where you innovate, how you innovate, and what you innovate are design problems." -- Tim Brown

"I strive for two things in design: simplicity and clarity. Great design is born of those two things." -- Lindo Leader

"Design is as much an act of spacing as an act of marking." -- Ellen Lupton

"Designers are meant to be loved, not to be understood." -- Margaret Oscar

"Make it simple, but significant." -- Don Draper

"Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals." -- David Ogilvy

"Every great design begins with an even better story." -- Lorinda Mamo

"Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future." -- Robert L. Peters

"The function of design is letting design function." -- Micha Commeren

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." -- Steve Jobs

"The more I deal with the work as something that is my own, as something that is personal, the more successful it is." -- Marian Bantjes

"Design is not a single object or dimension. Design is messy and complex." -- Natasha Jen

"Design is the intermediary between information and understanding." -- Hans Hoffman
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