It's through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.— Paula Scher
Risky Inspirational Design quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.
Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.
Life's opportunities never end. God designed you to be a continual learner, a continual doer, a continual explorer and a continual giver. He never authorized a 'retirement age' from those pursuits!
A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.
Creating is about sharing ideas, sharing aesthetics, sharing what you believe in with other people.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.
The room is there for the human being - not the human being for the room.
I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares, as opposed to ugly things. That's my intent.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
What's the use of being legible, when nothing inspires you to take notice of it?
The guitar is your first wings. It's assigned and designed to unfold your vision and imagination.
There is no limit to beauty, no saturation point in design, no end to the material.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The most popular typefaces are the easiest to read;
their popularity has made them disappear from conscious cognition. It becomes impossible to tell if they are easy to read because they are commonly used, or if they are commonly used because they are easy to read.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem--he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
To gain your own voice you have to forget about having it heard.
Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.
I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence.
My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by our shortcomings.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
They don't think it be like it is, but it do.
You can't do better design with a computer, but you can speed up your work enormously.
Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
You can have an art experience in front of a Rembrandt... or in front of a piece of graphic design.
If you do good work for good clients, it will lead to other good work for other good clients. If you do bad work for bad clients, it will lead to other bad work for other bad clients.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Any fool can write code that a computer can understand.
Good programmers write code that humans can understand.
Never fall in love with an idea. They're whores: if the one you're with isn't doing the job, there's always, always, always another.
To create great work, here's how you must spend your time: 1% Inspiration 9% Perspiration 90% Justification
My passion for music has always inspired my designs.
I've always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman's outfit.