It's through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.— Paula Scher
Lavish Inspirational Graphic 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.
If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
Creating is about sharing ideas, sharing aesthetics, sharing what you believe in with other people.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares, as opposed to ugly things. That's my intent.
What's the use of being legible, when nothing inspires you to take notice of it?
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.
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.
You can't do better design with a computer, but you can speed up your work enormously.
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.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
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.
They must find it difficult ... those who have taken authority as the truth, rather than truth as the authority.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black and the aesthete unoffended.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Design is the application of intent - the opposite of happenstance, and an antidote to accident.
It's very easy to be different, but very difficult to be better.
Don't worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
Thinking about design is hard, but not thinking about it can be disastrous.
If design isn't profitable, then it's art.
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.
Inspiration the seed. Design but the flower.
Do work you love and are passionate about, look outside of the world of graphic design for inspiration.
Design is the conscious effort to impose a meaningful order
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.
To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought that's worth remembering.
Design is in everything we make, but it's also between those things.
It's a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.
Designers may be the true intellectuals of the future.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
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.
Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.
Never fall in love with an idea. They're whores.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
But I find that for myself, 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.