12 Inspiring Quotes for Designers

12 Inspiring Quotes for Designers

We can all use a bit of inspiration from time to time. So what better than 12 quotes from some of the world’s most prolific designers to get your mind re-focused?

If you follow the Vintage Type Company feed on Instagram or Facebook, you’ll probably have noticed the inspirational and motivational design-related quotes that tend to get posted. Below are a collection of 12 of my personal favourites from those that have been posted so far, from some of the most prolific designers in the world:



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“Design is the conscious effort to impose a meaningful order.

VICTOR PAPANEK




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“The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.

JESSICA HISCHE




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“Perfect typography is more a science than an art.

JAN TSCHICHOLD




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“I like things that work, things that never go out of style.

AARON DRAPLIN




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“Design is more than just a few tricks to the eye. It’s a few tricks to the brain.

NEVILLE BRODY




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“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.

M.C. ESCHER




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“When typography is on point, words become images.

SHAWN LUKAS




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“To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.

MILTON GLASER




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“Just because something is legible doesn’t mean it communicates.

DAVID CARSON




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“Simplicity is not the goal. It is the bi-product of a good idea & modest expectations.

PAUL RAND




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“Words have meaning, type has spirit.

PAULA SCHER




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“Hobbies are for people that don’t like what they’re doing.

STEFAN SAGMEISTER




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Feeling motivated yet? Now go out there and create some stunning work & don’t forget to share this article with any of your designer friends or groups!


Cheers,

Sean


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