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10 Hilarious Charts That Explain What a Designer’s Life is Really Like

Laura Busche March 31, 2021 · 1 min read
Sometimes it’s really hard to explain what’s going on in our life. Due dates, specs, clients, and all sorts of little issues make every single day a challenge — yet other people somehow believe that we just color for a living. These charts are my attempt to show what’s really going on. Do any of these ring a bell? Let me know in the comments area below! DesignerLifeinCharts1 DesignerLifeinCharts2 DesignerLifeinCharts3 DesignerLifeinCharts4 DesignerLifeinCharts5 DesignerLifeinCharts6 DesignerLifeinCharts7 DesignerLifeinCharts8 DesignerLifeinCharts9 DesignerLifeinCharts10

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Brand strategist. Creating design tools to empower creative entrepreneurs. Author of the Lean Branding book. MA in Design Management from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

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21 Comments
  • These are brilliant whoever did these. I'm laughing and crying at each one! 7 years ago
  • These are FANTASTIC! My favorite is "Designers & Changes" Well Done! :) 7 years ago
  • LOL so good 7 years ago
  • Designer's life in a nutshell... Well done! 7 years ago
  • Love these! I would add another wedge to the "reasons for late delivery": Time Spent Reading and Commenting on Design Blogs! 7 years ago
  • Loved the Creative Ability one! Made me laugh really hard~ coz it's so so true XD 7 years ago
  • Great work, so true. 7 years ago
  • Brilliant, I love these :-) 7 years ago
  • Awesome. 3AM creative bursts ftw! 7 years ago
  • Excellent! 7 years ago
  • Glad you liked them! Go team night owl! :) 7 years ago
  • So, so funny! And true! 7 years ago
  • haha awesome 7 years ago
  • Currently experiencing "Designers & Changes" arrrrghghghhh!! 7 years ago
  • Haha loved this!! 7 years ago
  • This is hilarious and so true! Esp the 'Netflix' bit here. Hee! 7 years ago
  • Sifting through and hating all your fonts. accurate af. 7 years ago
  • Sounds just like today, and yesterday, most of the week before and.... ahhh shit just got an idea. 7 years ago
  • sounds just like me, hahah especially the changes one 6 years ago
  • Excellent post! Look like me! hahahaha 5 years ago
  • hahaha... 5 years ago