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Design Humor – blog posts that graphic designers can relate to and laugh about.

2 03, 2021

10 Best Error 404 Page Texts for Your Customers

2021-03-02T17:49:48-08:00By |

10 Best Error 404 Page Texts: Turn Lost Visitors Into Customers Error 404 pages are hit more often than you can imagine, learn how to turn lost visitors into customers with the best error 404 page texts. Oh, God! What a cute 404 error!  Nope, I am not nuts! Today's web page creators think of [...]

7 11, 2019

How Provocative Ads Work and 5 Examples of Spicy Campaigns

2019-11-19T18:52:29-08:00By |

Sex Sells? How Provocative Ads Work and 5 Examples of Spicy Campaigns We’ve all stumbled upon erotically themed marketing materials at one point or another. And, whether we like to admit it or not, we all stop to take a closer look. Here are 5 great examples of provocative ad campaigns that you can’t turn [...]

11 05, 2016

Should I Fire My Design Client?

2016-05-16T13:47:13-07:00By |

Should I Fire My Design Client?When, if ever, is the right time to fire your design client? If you're client shows signs of begin a real problem, the sooner the better.We've all had that bad design client. You know, the one we want to get rid of but never do. Maybe we need the money. [...]

16 06, 2015

Stupid Warning Labels That You’ll Find Funny

2015-06-16T15:25:38-07:00By |

I was trading funny design stories with a colleague of mine Rachelle, from NTI Data, and she shared this infographic with me that she had done a while back. I got a few good chuckles out of it so I asked if I could repost it here to share with you all. Hope you enjoy [...]

21 01, 2013

Funny Client Feedback

2013-01-21T22:30:09-08:00By |

Sometimes it is dang near impossible to work with client feedback and these situations have been brilliantly translated into graphic posters by Ireland's creative community.

8 01, 2013

How to Identify a Bad Web Design Client

2013-01-08T01:53:07-08:00By |

Knowing how to identify and deal with a bad web design client is an art form. Dealing with the occasional “Bad Client” is par for the course with web design, as it is in any industry. As web designers we’ve all come [...]

22 12, 2012

Epic Retail Sticker Fail

2012-12-22T00:30:55-08:00By |

When designing packaging for the retail environment, there are many considerations designers must be aware of - how will the product be displayed, what materials are best, what are the competitors doing, etc. However, even the best packaging design can fail on the retail shelf when labels and price tags are placed in awkward positions. [...]

21 12, 2012

Happier Holidays Start With Reindeer Beer

2012-12-21T22:07:15-08:00By |

T'was the Friday before Christmas, and all through the day designers stared out the window at weather so gray. Wishing and hoping the day's end would draw near, when out of the blue came a 6-pack of Reindeer BEER!   Now the design team is happy, with cold ones in hand. We're laughing and singing [...]

30 08, 2012

Graphic Design Clients From Hell – Funny Video for Designers

2012-08-30T16:43:55-07:00By |

Clients From Hell from ClientsFromHell on Vimeo. We love our clients and we certainly want them to know that, but as designers we've heard a lot of crazy things, so when we saw this video posted by one of our favorite design blogs,, well, we just had to share.

24 08, 2012

Top 15 Phrases Graphic Designers Hate to Hear

2012-08-24T00:41:49-07:00By |

Over the years we’ve heard a lot of things from potential clients and from those we’ve been able to put together a list of our top most frequent and hated phrases that we hear. The following are 15 phrases graphic designers hate [...]

21 06, 2012

10 Funny 404 Error Pages

2012-06-21T22:53:51-07:00By |

  Everyone at some point in their hours of endless web surfing stumbles across the disappointing 404 error message. This happens sometimes when a link is broken or if you accidentally mistype the url. Usually these are just blank pages that direct you to go back from whence you came, but they don't [...]

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