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Erik Spiekermann Quotes & Sayings

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These days, information is a commodity being sold. And designers-including the newly defined subset of information designers and information architects-have a responsible role to play. We are interpreters, not merely translators, between sender and receiver. What we say and how we say it makes a difference. If we want to speak to people, we need to know their language. In order to design for understanding, we need to understand design. — Erik Spiekermann

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I love to be a graphic designer, but could we get rid of clients somehow please? — Erik Spiekermann

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As we say in Berlin, there are many ways to bake a parrot. — Erik Spiekermann

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They [letters] are my friends Some people look at bottles of wine, or whatever - girls' bottoms - I get kicks out of looking at type. — Erik Spiekermann

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I'm very much a word person, so that's why typography for me is the obvious extension. It just makes my words visible. — Erik Spiekermann

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You are what you are seen to be. — Erik Spiekermann

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The attention someone gives to what he or she makes is reflected in the end result, whether it is obvious or not. — Erik Spiekermann

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Designers like even grayness, which is the worst thing for a reader. — Erik Spiekermann

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I'm obviously a typeomaniac, which is an incurable if not mortal disease. I can't explain it. I just love, I just like looking at type. I just get a total kick out of it: they are my friends. Other people look at bottles of wine or whatever, or, you know, girls' bottoms. I get kicks out of looking at type. It's a little worrying, I admit, but it's a very nerdish thing to do. — Erik Spiekermann

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Inspiration. From real life. I open my eyes and I travel and I look. And I read everything. — Erik Spiekermann

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The materials shape your idea. — Erik Spiekermann

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Typomania is curable but not fatal. Unfortunately. — Erik Spiekermann