What is a famous creative quote that motivates you? We want you to illustrate it!
We’re looking for desktop and mobile backgrounds that feature your favorite creative quote. The winning designs will be distributed to our entire customer and designer communities, inspiring their next creative project and showcasing your work.
Each winning designer will be required to create a desktop and mobile version of their design during handover, as well as submit a print-ready version of their illustration.
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We are open to a variety of styles—typographic, minimal, modern, painterly, etc.
Let your quote help guide your design. Or give the artist behind the quote a nod by illustrating it in their specific style.
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Having a hard time deciding on a quote? Here are a few of our favorites:
• “Design is so simple. That’s why it’s complicated.” – Paul Rand
• “Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent.” – Joe Sparano
• “There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” – Milton Glaser
• “Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.” – David Carson
• “It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.” – Paula Scher
• “I strive for two things in design: simplicity and clarity. Great design is born of those two things.” – Lindon Leader
• “If you do it right, it will last forever.” – Massimo Vignelli
Don’t see a quote that you love? Find another creative quote you love and illustrate that!
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• Desktop Wallpaper: 2048 x 1152px
• Mobile: 1440 x 2560px
• Color Mode: RGB
• Resolution: 72 DPI
Winning designers will also be asked to submit a print-ready, layered/vector version of their design (300DPI, CMYK). As always, fonts should be outlined and all linked artwork should be included in the handover.