There’s a difference between being obsessed and being motivated.

MARK ZUCKERBURG, Internet entrepreneur

The most innovative designers consciously reject the standard option box and cultivate an appetite for thinking wrong.

MARTY NEUMEIER, author and speaker

It rarely takes more than a page to recognize that you’re in the presence of someone who can write, but it only takes a sentence to know you’re dealing with someone who can’t.


Art is an idea that has found its perfect visual expression. And design is the vehicle by which this expression is made possible. Art is a noun, and design is a noun and also a verb. Art is a product and design is a process. Design is the foundation of all the arts.

PAUL RAND, art director

The whole essence of good drawing—and of good thinking, perhaps—is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.