13 Problems You’ll Only Understand If You’re In Graphic Design


There are plenty of great things about being a graphic designer. But, as with any profession, there are some bad things that come along with it. As a designer, you might notice some day to day issues both at work and at play. These amusing comics drawn by Seth Roberts and Brian Hawes for Creative Market feature some of the problems designers might face. For instance, going off a romantic partner after they make some poor font choices, or having to deal with demanding clients. Here are thirteen problems you’ll only understand if you’re in graphic design. Check them out!



There will always be people who don’t understand the value of the work you do.


You might find yourself criticizing people’s font choices at inappropriate moments.


Or feeling like you’re a little bit better than people who use bad fonts.


You might be a little more picky about color choices in day to day life than other people.


Sooo many layers.


You can sometimes get a little bit sensitive about your personal space at work.


There’s always that one client…


What they don’t know won’t hurt them.


You can get violent when people talk about “wow factor.”


Some clients demand the impossible. Literally.


You discover that you can never do better than helvetica.


When you get a client that’s super easy to work with, you feel as though you should pay them.


Someone always wants a bigger logo.

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