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40 Very Real Designer Problems As Told By Twitter

Creative Market March 31, 2021 · 5 min read
The life of a designer isn’t always pixel perfect. It can be low-res images, client pet peeves, measly budgets and played-out fonts. If you can relate, you’re most certainly not alone. In fact, designer problems are being voiced all over the web. On Twitter, the community has taken countless “funny ‘cause it’s true” scenarios and packaged them into 140 characters of very real #designerproblems. Seriously, the hashtag is nothing short of a gold mine. With that said, below we’ve compiled a list of 40 of the best recent #designerproblems Twitter had to offer. How many can you identify with?

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  • Oh the pain Creative Market! Can't say I've ever had a brief in Excel but Powerpoint, Word and Publisher are particular favourites... 7 years ago
  • Great list, my favorite is the one about the web designer not being paid. 7 years ago
  • i can definitely relate to lot of these. 7 years ago
  • Best collection I've seen - oh-so-true and relatable! 7 years ago
  • I love them! :) Ha ha ha 7 years ago
  • Great collection! Some more designer quotes at: http://goo.gl/p0ULKo 7 years ago
  • So good! 7 years ago
  • Nice to know most of the designers have a very good sense of humour! 7 years ago
  • Wow, such a great collection! Been in quite a few of those situations too. 7 years ago
  • You know you're in too deep when you can relate to most of these. The web design one tho, golden. 7 years ago
  • You guys have the best articles. Keep it up. They bring me joy. 7 years ago
  • "Comic Sans. Can we design my brochure with all Comic Sans font? I just love that font!" 7 years ago
  • Q: "What would that look like in Blue?" A: "Exactly like that, only NOT Green!" I started in the sign business in 1976, when a quick pencil sketch (with a tiny portion of the sign filled in with colored pencils) would suffice. Our "Fonts" came from looking at Speedball books! :) 7 years ago
  • This post covers one of the great "design stories from hell" : http://www.risingabovethenoise.com/make-the-logo-bigger/ 6 years ago
  • I feel all their pain! 6 years ago