25 Quotes On Design & Marketing

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Jessica McDaniel
Published Aug 2019
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Feeling stuck creatively? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. You just need some inspiration to get you back on track! Here are 25 quotes on design and marketing to provide some insight and stimulation.

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have” – Maya Angelou

“Whitespace is like air: it is necessary for design to breathe.” – Wojciech Zieliński

“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” – John Maeda

“Get rid of everything that is not essential to making a point.” – Christoph Niemann

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin

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

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” – M.C. Escher

“Make it simple, but significant.” – Don Draper

“If your content isn’t driving conversation, you’re doing it wrong.” – Dan Roth

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.” – Neville Brody

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

“Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.” – Joe Sparano

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Abraham Lincoln

“The role of the designer is that of a good, thoughtful host anticipating the needs of his guests.” – Charles Eames

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“The alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design.” – Adam Judge

“Make your marketing so useful people would pay for it.” – Jay Baer

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” – Benjamin Franklin

“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is — it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“Where do new ideas come from? The answer is simple: differences. Creativity comes from unlikely juxtapositions.” – Nicholas Negroponte

“Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” – Joe Chernov

“The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” – Tom Fishburne

“Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.” – Seth Godin

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