47 Layout Quotes On Success In Life

These layout quotes will inspire you. Layout, the way in which the parts of something are arranged or laid out.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging layout quotes, layout sayings, and layout proverbs.

Best Layout Quotes

  1. “Anyone with a computer and a design program can create a page layout. But unless you’re trained in design, it won’t look very good and it won’t communicate very well.” ~ John Maeda
  2. “To dismiss basic contexts such as link colours, page layouts, navigation systems, and visual hierarchy as ‘boring’ or ‘pedestrian’ is akin to laughing at a car’s steering wheel as unimaginative.” ~ Jeffrey Veen
  3. “We lay out our lives in a narrative we understand, like a movie, but are you enjoying making it or are you wondering who’s watching my movie.” ~ Donald Glover
  4. “There is no recipe for good layout, what must be maintained is a feeling of change and contrast. A layout man should be simple with good photographs. He should perform acrobatics when the pictures are bad.” ~ Alexey Brodovitch
  5. “Perfection of planned layout is achieved only by institutions on the point of collapse.” ~ C. Northcote Parkinson

  6. “We use the word typography to describe two different things: the design of letterforms, and the layout of typeset passages on a page. Both of those experiences are really important to communicating information, especially when that information involves complex ideas.” ~ Michael Bierut , Layout quotes design
  7. “H. L. Mencken once said that nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. That is not true. I have come to believe that it pays to make all your layouts project a feeling of good taste, provided that you do it unobtrusively. An ugly layout suggests an ugly product. There are very few products which do not benefit from being given a first class ticket through life.” ~ David Ogilvy
  8. “The Grand Prix Final is an opportunity for me to go out and experience new jumping passes in competition. I put in a triple loop-half loop-triple Salchow in the second of the program. It’s a very difficult jumping pass so this is a chance for me to try out the new elements and the adjusted jumping layout to get prepared for nationals.” ~ Ashley Wagner
  9. “A basic is an introduction. A fundamental is a foundation. A fundamental is a premise, idea, or fact that an entire system arises from and is based on. A fundamental determines the shape of what arises from it, much as a foundation of a house dictates its layout. A basic is how you introduce people you are teaching to the system. It is a beginning concept, often simplified to assist learning. If a fundamental is the foundation, a basic is the front door to enter the system.” ~ Marc MacYoung
  10. “How do you do original work when culture is telling you which font face to use, which layout.” ~ Bob Gill

  11. “If there’s a pool I love to hang out there and layout and get some sun. If I can ever find a second to get some sun, some Vitamin D, I will do so.” ~ Haley Reinhart
  12. “The heart of the problem is not so much how we see objects in-depth, as how we see the constant layout of the world around us. Space, as such, empty space, is not visible, but surfaces are.” ~ James J. Gibson
  13. “After years of practice, I can walk into a bookstore and understand its layout in a few seconds. I can glance at the spine of a book and make a good guess at its content from a number of signs.” ~ Umberto Eco
  14. “The ideal set-up would be the story man, the director, and the layout man, as well as musician, operating as a sort of story unit. They all should be keenly interested in the picture. No one in person should donate to an extent where he would keep the others from entering into the production and freely expressing themselves.” ~ Walt Disney
  15. “Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing… layout, processes, and procedures.” ~ Tom Peters

  16. “ComicsAlliance asked if I wanted to do some holiday comics using a new layout and I said ‘HELLO, NEVER IN MY NEAR-DECADE OF MAKING COMICS HAVE I EVER DONE THIS, so actually I’m really glad you asked!’” ~ Ryan North
  17. “Rushing to optimize before the bottlenecks are known may be the only error to have ruined more designs than feature creep. From tortured code to incomprehensible data layouts, the results of obsessing about speed or memory or disk usage at the expense of transparency and simplicity are everywhere. They spawn innumerable bugs and cost millions of man-hours – often, just to get marginal gains in the use of some resource much less expensive than debugging time” ~ Eric S. Raymond
  18. “The past is still visible. The buildings haven’t changed, the layout of the streets hasn’t changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around.” ~ Jonathan Lethem
  19. “Animals come from nature. They were not designed. All my inspiration comes from nature, whether it’s an animal or the layout of bark or of a leaf. Sometimes my patterns are very bold, and you can barely see where they come from, but all the textures and all the prints come out of nature.” ~ Diane von Furstenberg
  20. “The layout of textbooks, I think, has been done with an assumption that students don’t read.” ~ James W. Loewen

  21. “I’ve always liked a formal layout and informal planting,” she explained. “First get the structure right, like the bones in a face, then plant it like a crowded shoe. If you have a strong layout, you can let the plants seed themselves all over the place. Haphazard, unexpected… I like to be surprised by a garden.” ~ Nancy Lancaster
  22. “WorldGate offers interactive set-top-box applications. Its customers want to interact with the Web as an adjunct to other things they can do, and WorldGate allows that through the layout engine in Mozilla, called Gecko.” ~ Mitchell Baker
  23. “It would be helpful to be able to see the layout and for the maps to label what exits to use to get to nearby sites/buildings so you aren’t wandering the station trying to read the signs in the crowds.” ~ Robert James Thomson
  24. “Barcelona is a special track. I have always loved the layout of the circuit, but also the atmosphere and the fans are special. It has always been good fun.” ~ Valentino Rossi
  25. “The layout was griping, the glide is awesome. Two ten-inch fins up, way up.” ~ Roger Ebert

  26. “It’s like the query letter problem that I just mentioned, magnified a hundredfold. You might be good at telling a story, but that doesn’t mean you know anything about marketing. Or layout. Or editing. Or publicity. Or selling your books for foreign markets.Everyone can point to a few examples of people that have done very well for themselves self-publishing. But honestly, those folks are lucky as lottery winners.” ~ Patrick Rothfuss
  27. “As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere – it is a lonely place. It’s an isolated city in that respect because you’re driving to places alone listening to the radio.” ~ Jason Schwartzman
  28. “But all the reports we read and heard were that sound bleed was non-existent – which is one of the reasons we did that layout – and also the circular flow just really worked well in terms of crowd movement and just the experience. We were really pleased.” ~ Tom Russell
  29. “I did make several trips to the very wonderful [Georgia] O’Keeffe museum. Besides the art (my favorite paintings are from her Pelvis series) my favorite thing about the museum is the architecture. I love how enormously tall the doors are – it is like going into a church. There is also something home-like about the layout of the museum. I wish I could live there!” ~ Liza Campbell
  30. “A person has to keep something to herself or you’re life is just a layout in a magazine.” ~ Grace Kelly

  31. “That’s the storyboard that we have in the beginning [of Valerian]. It’s an easy shot. It’s just a spaceship coming in. That’s the first layout. On the first layout, we see the timing of the shot and the speed. It starts to get some shadows, and we see that everything is moving in the back.” ~ Luc Besson
  32. “Certain kinds of typeface design and typographic design are designed to persuade: we can make this company look modern if we use a crisp sans serif typeface, or we can make this restaurant look like its been around forever if we use typefaces and layout styles that have been around forever too. But there are other categories, and ballot design is one of them, where the goal should be to be purely functional. There have been notable failures in this category.” ~ Michael Bierut
  33. “My dad and I collaborate on the artwork. He does all of the design and layout. He uses my sketches and drawings or weird things to mix into it or put on the merch.” ~ Sherri DuPree
  34. “The abstract, especially in those rough sketches, is very important to me, perhaps because of my advertising background, where layout is so important. Sometimes those first few lines cut the paper into such satisfying shapes that I don’t want to go on, but I always do, adding nostrils and nipples and bootstraps until I have filled the paper up as usual.” ~ Tom of Finland
  35. “Good visual layout shows the logical structure of a program.” ~ Steve McConnell

  36. “I need geometry to set the grammar of the image expressive language . The structural skeleton, the composition and the geometric layout provide a perspective from which one can read the image; otherwise we would do what Dadaists did when they put words in a little bag and then took them out at random in order to compose a poem.” ~ Augusto De Luca
  37. “With each of those projects I wasnt thinking about how the layout would really affect the story I was working on – it wasnt the content that was affecting the layout, it was, how I wanted to draw at that point in time.” ~ Chester Brown
  38. “Elmcrest CC, in Rapids, is where it all started when I was growing up. The tree-lined course has a very demanding layout that requires you to be accurate off the tee and avoid a number of well-placed water hazards on some of the holes.” ~ Zach Johnson
  39. “Howard Chaykin was one of the few who dared to make mainstream comics different back in the eighties; it was guys like him, Alan Moore and Frank Miller who made sure there’d be no going back. Howard’s work on The Shadow is amongst his very best: razor-sharp character work, sizzling dialogue and an unsurpassed sense of layout and design.” ~ Garth Ennis
  40. “Below are some quotations along these lines. Select a quote for your Gothic Myspace layout or contribute one of your own.” ~ Laura Ramirez

  41. “The storyboard department doesn’t talk to the layout department, which doesn’t talk to the writing department. They’re all jealous of each other.” ~ John Kricfalusi
  42. “My travels have always been of the same kind. No matter where I’ve gone or why I’ve gone there it ends up that I never see anything. Becoming a movie star is living on a merry-go-round. When you travel you take the merry-go-round with you. You don’t see natives or new scenery. You see chiefly the same press agents, the same sort of interviewers, and the same picture layouts of yourself.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  43. “Most headlines are set too big to be legible in the magazines or newspaper. Never approve a layout until you have seen it pasted into the magazine or newspaper for which it was destined. If you pin up the layouts on a bulletin board and appraise them from fifteen feet, you will produce posters.” ~ David Ogilvy
  44. “The Canon AE1 – a fully manual camera. [My mother] had a 50mm, which is a standard lens, and then I got a 28mm. Then I started a little punk magazine, a zine when I was 14 or 15 years old. I was shooting my friends skateboarding and it was the beginning of the Macintosh. We wouldn’t do layouts on the computer; we would pick the font and then type up a paragraph and then print it out and cut it up and put it in a little mock-up and Xerox it.” ~ Jeff Vespa
  45. “One of those things that I find hard to dispose of is my attitude to album sequencing, the layout of the pieces.” ~ Squarepusher

  46. “The thing about Chicago is that it really isn’t like any other place. The architecture and the layout of the city are the best. I’m from the Midwest and consider myself a Midwesterner. I feel most at home there. I love California. I have great friends in California. I just have always considered Illinois to be home.” ~ Vince Vaughn
  47. “One of the things that I think nobody’s done yet is really taking advantage of the electric powertrain layout, which of course, means you don’t have a gasoline engine in the front and you don’t have a gas tank in the rear.” ~ Henrik Fisker

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