Inspirational Quotes & Sayings for Designers

Inspirational Quotes & Sayings for Designers
Are you lacking inspiration and ideas? Quotes can be a great source of inspiration for us as designers. They are simple and meaningful expressions that can take us to great levels. Let's get some inspiration from the great leaders out there!
Creativity is just connecting things. 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. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.
— Steve Jobs
It’s art if can’t be explained. It’s fashion if no one asks for an explanation. It’s design if it doesn’t need explanation.
— Wouter Stokkel
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
— Joseph Chilton Pearce
A good graphic designer must have an open mind, a curious mind, an open heart and a passionate heart. Be aware of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly on our planet. Great design is a result of ‘things’. Many things, anything and everything!
— Theo Dimson
It’s art if can’t be explained. It’s fashion if no one asks for an explanation. It’s design if it doesn’t need explanation.
— Wouter Stokkel
Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising.'.
— Jef I. Richards
Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
— Robert L. Peter
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
— Albert Einstein
Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
— Paul Rand
Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
— Charles Eames
This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it.
— Isaac Mizrahi
I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
— Diane von Furstenberg
This is what I like about being a designer: You can't really get it until you see it.
— Isaac Mizrahi
Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
— David Hockney
Design must seduce, shape, and perhaps more importantly, evoke an emotional response.
— April Greiman
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
— Thomas Merton
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
— Hans Hofmann
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
— John Quincy Adams
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson