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Famous Creators on the Fear of Failure

Andrea Margutti

Embracing what is, or how to fail like the world’s most successful creatives. Famous creators on the fear of failure – invaluable advice from Paulo Coelho, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and more.

That fear is the theme of this year’s student work exhibition at Stockholm’s Berghs School of Communication and, to launch it, they asked some of today’s most beloved creators — artists, designers, writers — to share their experiences and thoughts on the subject

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  • Heidi Sistare

    This made me think of one of my favorite quotations: "If we had to say what writing is, we would have to define it essentially as an act of courage." —Cynthia Ozick

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Great advice. Just do it. Everyone knows that- but they still fear things- it's crazy that that's the case!