Design Quotes to Inspire You
We all have heroes that we look up to. Even designers have mentors and people who we consider icons of our trade. While not every one of these are from designers (like Steve Jobs), they are icons that are important figures, not only in design, but our culture, too. We all need a little inspiration, and who would be better than Paul rand, Massimo Vignelli and Paula Scher? Empower your day and use these awesome design quotes to inspire you.
Everything is designed. Few things are designed well. – Brian Reed
There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence. – Massimo Vignelli
The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness. – Massimo Vignelli
Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. – Steve Jobs
People ignore design that ignores people. – Frank Chimero
If design isn’t profitable, then it’s art. – Henrik Fiskar
Practice safe design: Use a concept. – Petrula Vrontikis
There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for. – Milton Glaser
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
It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good. – Paula Scher
Conclusion: Your Thoughts
Which one of these design quotes inspired you the most? The quote by Henrik Fiskar hits home, if you happen to read this past week’s post about art and design. Do you have a great quote about design that you’d like to share? Feel free to leave your thoughts or quotes in the comments section below.