Inspirational Graphic Design Quotes

Inspirational Graphic Design Quotes by Nolan Bushnell, Steve Jobs, Bruno Munari, Massimo Vignelli, Tom Peters, Robert L. Peters and many others.

The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.

The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
Nolan Bushnell
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.
Steve Jobs
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
Bruno Munari
The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.
Massimo Vignelli
The dumbest mistake is viewing design as something you do at the end of the process to ‘tidy up’ the mess, as opposed to understanding it’s a ‘day one’ issue and part of everything.
Tom Peters
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs
Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
Robert L. Peters
Design is where science and art break even.
Robin Mathews
If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
Massimo Vignelli
A picture is worth a thousand words. An interface is worth a thousand pictures.
Ben Shneiderman
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain
Drawing is not what you see but what you must make others see.
Edgar Degas
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas.
Howard Aiken
Never fall in love with an idea. They’re whores.
Chip Kidd
Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
Orson Welles
Design is the conscious effort to impose a meaningful order
Victor Papanek
The life of a designer is a life of fight. Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design.
Massimo Vignelli