10 Graphic Design Quotes To Live By

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GLASER1

There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW! WOW is the one to aim for.
– Milton Glaser

 

PAULASCHER

It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.
— Paula Scher

 

CHARLESEAMES

The details are not the details. They make the design.
– Charles Eames

 

MASSIMO-VIGNELLI

If you can design one thing, you can design everything.
– Massimo Vignelli

 

PAULRAND

Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics.
Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated.
– Paul Rand

 

VRONTIKIS

Practice safe design: Use a concept.
–Petrula Vrontikis

 

RAY

What works good is better that what looks good,
because what works good lasts.
–Ray Eames

 

TIBORKALMAN

When you make something no one hates, no one loves it.
— Tibor Kalman

 

ANDY_WARHOL_BY_JACK_MITCHELL

They always say time changes things,
but you actually have to change them yourself.
– Andy Warhol

 

BASS

Failure is built into creativity … the creative act involves this element of ‘newness’ and ‘experimentalism,’ then one must expect and accept the possibility of failure.
– Saul Bass

 

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