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" A brand is simply a set of beliefs. And if you don't create a set of beliefs around your products or services, well, you stand for nothing - you have no values and no vision. "
" If I'd had more courage, I would've pursued a less commercial path. Maybe I would've gone into musical theater. "
" Visual storytelling utilizes both language and art to pass on the essence of who we are. "
" I found that the only thing I felt passionate about drawing were words. "
" Authenticity in branding requires a step by step, measured methodology that doesn't veer from a brand's key identity. "
" Ever since Marcel Duchamp appropriated mass market objects and pronounced them 'readymades' and Andy Warhol elevated the Campbell's soup can and Brillo Box to art, artists and designers have been blurring the lines between fine art and commerce. "
" Courage is the birthplace of confidence. "
" Our abilities are limited only by our perceptions. "
" The thing that I like about magazines, paper magazines, and papers in any kind of tangible format is the surprise factor of turning the page and not necessarily knowing what you're going to see. You're not looking for something. You're just experiencing something. "
" We create constructs to understand ourselves, the way we look, how we feel, what we believe - and we telegraph that 'branding' to the world. "
" I often say that 'Design Matters' began in February 2005 with an idea and a telephone line. "
" Massimo Vignelli designed a timeless, elegant, and powerful identity for American Airlines. "
" Millennials don't want to be bombarded by ads. But what is so interesting to me, though, is how willingly they accept native content. Or native advertising - it's not even native content. "
" Humans metabolize their purchases very quickly, even if it seemed worth it for any number of reasons when you first bought it. After some time passes, people will go back to feeling the baseline feelings they had previously felt about themselves, no matter how shiny the object, the hair, or the experience. "
" Companies that are design-led understand that design is not a deliverable; it is a profound manifestation of the human spirit. "
" LaCroix is deftly devoted to its zealots, and this is a classic case study of how lavishly loving your constituents is the best way to get them to buy more. "
" Actually - and ironically - people aren't really interested in a new brand form or flavor as much as they are interested in how a brand can change, impact, or improve their lives. They want brands around them that make them feel special and provide some social cache or confidence. "
" I love my iPad Pro and my Apple pencil. They have changed the way I work in really cool ways. "
" Design and branding are inextricably linked to the way in which society, culture, the environment, and business interact. "
" Even though brands are created by people, they belong to the corporations. "
" Everything in our world is branded. "
" Never give up if it is something that you really want. "
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" People do not read first. First and foremost, they see color. Then they see numbers, then shape, and then, if you still have their attention and they understand what you put in front of them, then they will read. "
" Substance over style is the rule for all resumes. Any special effects will dilute the gravitas and stature of the impression. You want people to concentrate on your accomplishments and your successes, not the curlicues of a font or unusual shades or contrast of colors. "
" My most memorable design-related encounter was also one of my most life-changing. I met Joyce Rutter Kaye, 'Print''s editor-in-chief from 1998-2008. It was at 6 A.M. on a cross-country flight from New York to Vancouver for the 2003 National AIGA conference. "
" No one likes someone who's really overconfident. "
" Many brands have lost their way in the process of evolving from a small company to a much bigger corporation. "
" Branding is deliberate differentiation. "
" Obama really changed the way in which design can be used effectively for a candidate. "
" Visual storytelling combines the narrative text of a story with creative elements to augment and enhance the traditional storytelling process. By design, it is a co-creative process resulting in an intimate, interpretive, expressive technique. "
" In design-led organizations, design permeates every initiative and expression. It's embedded in the culture. "