Inspirational Quotes About Web Design and Creativity

Inspirational website design quotes

If you’re feeling particularly drained after a long day of work, it can often help to “refresh” your mind with new ideas and possibilities.

One of the best ways to get inspired and recharge yourself is by the following advice given by talented designers and creatives who came before you.
To help you stay motivated, we put together a list of quotes representing some of this wisdom. These web design quotes will challenge you to think outside the box and strive to be better.

Whether you need a little inspiration as you start your day or some reminders along your path, these quotes about design offer a fresh perspective on how to approach your work.

So whenever you need a dose of inspiration, browse these inspirational web design quotes to motivate you, help you achieve your goals, and push past the finish line.

Inspirational quotes about web design and creativity

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

“Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.” – Jeffrey Zeldman

Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine.” – Paul Cookson

“What separates design from art is that design is meant to be functional.” – Cameron Moll

“A bad website is like a grumpy salesperson.” – Jakob Neilsen

A successful website does three things: It attracts the right kinds of visitors. Guides them to the main services or products you offer. Collects contact details for future ongoing relations.” – Mohamed Saad

Websites promote you 24/7: No employee will do that.” – Paul Cookson

“Design is the art of making choices.” – Milton Glaser

Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.” – Brian Reed

“Design is the method of putting form and content together.” – Paul Rand

“The best designs are the ones that solve the most problems for the most people in the simplest way possible.” – Jason Fried, 37signals

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

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

“Good design is like a refrigerator—when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks.” – Irene Au

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

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

“Do not seek praise. Seek criticism.” – Paul Arden

“The goal of a designer is to listen, observe, understand, sympathize, empathize, synthesize, and glean insights that enable him or her to ‘make the invisible visible.” – Hillman Curtis

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” – Ralf Speth

“Good design is like a refrigerator—when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks.” – Irene Au

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    About Author: Gene is the co-founder of both Big Apple Media and Happy Website Design. He shares his expertise on SEO, digital marketing, web design and development. He also created and manages Creative Web Design & Digital Marketing Group on LinkedIn. Join to learn more about these topics.

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