Quotes

Neville Brody

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.”

Marian Bantjes

"without exception, the more I deal with the work as something that is my own, as something that is personal, the more successful it is.”

John Maeda

Design is a solution to a problem. Art is a question to a problem.

Lorraine Wild

You have to be interested in culture to design for it.

Gemma O’brien

The great thing about personal work is that it can shape your commercial work. Clients see what you create for yourself and that can be the starting point for a new project, which closes the cap between the work you love making and the work you get paid for.

Lindon Leader

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

Thomas Manss

To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought that’s worth remembering.

Woody Allen

If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you aren’t doing anything very innovative.

James Victore

Inspiration is hogwash. My work comes directly out of my loves and hates. Muses don’t whisper in my ear, and ideas don’t flow over my body like a cool rain.

Scott Adams

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

David Carson

Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.

Charles Bukowski

"Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must live."

Buckminster Fuller

"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist, and evolutionary strategist."

Paul Rand

"Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations."

Noreen Morioka

"Being a famous designer is like being a famous dentist."