We are constantly being reminded how important typography is in every aspect of design – that fact is well documented and well showcased. Typography also lends itself to art, and it is one area where art often meets design to produce a beautiful result. In this showcase we are bringing you a double dose of inspiration – be inspired by the quotes themselves and also by the presentation in amazing typographic form.
In these examples the artists have produced designs to be proud of.
Beautiful and Inspiring Typographic Quotes
Triumph Over Chaos
Art is the triumph over chaos
Lo there do I see my father. Lo there do I see my mother, and my sisters, and my brothers. Lo there do I see the line of my people, back to the beginning. Lo they do call to me. They bid me take my place among them. In the halls of Valhalla. Where the brave, may live, forever.
Everything is beautiful but beautiful isn’t everything
Design is what you do when you don’t yet know what you are doing
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Action is the key to all success
Not all those who wander are lost
Music is what feelings sound like
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
The artist is nothing without the gift but the gift is nothing without work
Moustache Masterpieces: Walt Disney
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible
Thomas Alva Edison Quote
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work
When in doubt, dive head first
All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain
Wash Your Hands
Just was your hands. It’s not that hard.
Nothing can stop a good idea
Life Passes Most People By
Life passes most people by while they’re making grand plans for it
The most important thing is never stop believing
Daily Quote One
The perfect time to start something never arrives
Less talk more action
Mountaintops inspire leaders, but valleys mature them
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work another day
The Harder You Work
The harder you work the luckier you get
Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will take you everywhere
Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of things and no good thing ever dies
Don’t forget to be awesome
Pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding
Designers make a difference
Orihime Typography Study
If… If I were the rain that binds together the earth and the sky whom in all eternity will never mingle. Would I be able to bind two hearts together?
Do Something Productive
Tomorrow is a new day. Make something of it – do something productive
Words: So innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them
Of course the game is rigged. Don’t let that stop you. If you don’t play you can’t win
Give what you got to get what you want!
Live On The Edge
If you ain’t living on the edge, you’re taking up way too much space.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which to keep
Art is either plagiarism or revolution
For every problem there is a solution that is simple, elegant, and wrong
Art of Life
The art of life is to live in the moment
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure of being
It’s only after you’ve lost everything that you’re free to do anything.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation
After browsing these beautiful examples of typographic quotes, we would love to hear your thoughts. Have you produced any typographic quotes yourself, or have you come across any that you feel should have made this list?
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