There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.— Massimo Vignelli
Passioned Inspiring Artist quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The room is there for the human being - not the human being for the room.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
Young artists wish for inspired moments.
And you find them; you take them; eager artists are bandits. Theatrical moments arrive, and...you grab. Good! You know it will draw attention to you. But you aim to be more than bandits, no? So, okay...now be Samurai.
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.
Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
There is no must in art because art is free.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
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.
Art is art, nature is nature, you cannot improve upon it.
... Pictures should be inspired by nature, but made in the soul of the artist. It is the soul of the individual that counts.
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
You can't do better design with a computer, but you can speed up your work enormously.
If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.
I'm just a simple man standing alone with my old brushes, asking God for inspiration.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Every true artist has been inspired more by the beauty of lines and color and the relationships between them than by the concrete subject of the picture.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
I get inspired by a lot, not jut one type of music or so.
I listen to a lot of different music, and love a lot of artists. So, I can get inspired by anything.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.
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.
I am an artist at living - my work of art is my life.
Love ... is the honoring of others in a way that grants them the grace of their own autonomy and allows mutual discovery.
Good design keeps the user happy, the manufacturer in the black and the aesthete unoffended.
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.
If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break and the instrument be shattered into fragments.
History shows us that the people who end up changing the world - the great political, social, scientific, technological, artistic, even sports revolutionaries - are always nuts, until they are right, and then they are geniuses.
The only thing I know is that I know nothing
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Designers can create normalcy out of chaos;
they can clearly communicate ideas through the organising and manipulating of words and pictures.
On the whole, the enjoyment of leisure is something which decidedly costs less than the enjoyment of luxury. All it requires is an artistic temperament which is bent on seeking a perfectly useless afternoon spent in a perfectly useless manner.
All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.
Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.
If painting is no longer needed, it seems a pity that some of us are born into the world with such a passion for line and color.