Ideas come from inspiration, not information.
Tell the photographer what the photo should do, not necessarily what it should look like
The problem with an acronym is that nobody knows what it means… not only do you have to design your acronym, you then have to design an explanation of it.
John McWade of Befor & After - talking about business card designs
A dart in the cup is worth two in the hand.
creation really happens when boundaries are crossed
Value yourself and what you do
For a work to be truly creative, it has to depart from the status quo at some point. That departure makes many people uncomfortable.