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With it being a new year, you might need a little inspiration to get started – inspirational quotes are sometimes all you need to jump start your business year, a new project, and even inspire a great branding strategy.

Our Top Inspirational Quotes:

1. Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop – Jeffrey Zeldman
Create designs, imagery, branding, advertising that people can aspire to achieve themselves – be a brand that stands out from the crowd and that other businesses admire (and possibly envy).
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2. Design is intelligence made visible – Alina Wheeler
Yes, creativity is largely what makes a great design, but intelligence is just as important. Be clever about your branding right from the start – your logo should be made with a combination of creativity, innovation and intelligence.
3. The worst logo applied well is better than the best logo applied poorly – Jacob Cass
Now that you have a logo, what are you going to do with it? Remember that branding doesn’t end there. Create stationery, banners, posters, and social media cover images – get your brand out there!
4. Do not seek to change what has come before. Seek to create that which has not – David Airey
Getting inspiration from what has been done before is sometimes crucial, but don’t forget to be a leader and to be original. Your brand needs to clearly reflect what YOUR business stands for – sure, be inspired by others, but be sure to execute your branding with originality.
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5. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication – Leonardo Da Vinci
Sometimes less is more and, in the case of effective design, this is true the majority of the time – don’t over analyse and over-design – keep it simple, eye-catching and appealing.
6. Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future – Robert L. Peters
Be a brand that shapes the future of design and branding – let your business values shine through your logo and branding and let it tell the world who you are.
We found these amazing quotes on weeklydesigngrin.com and there are many more for you to check out!