Graphic design is the unsung hero of an design agency. It isn’t just a ‘job’, it’s a mixture of hard work, dedication and lots of talent, which is matched by the power of the ‘artistic temperament’, so makes for one exciting day – every day! Graphic design is one of those things that bubbles under the conscious surface of marketing, but is very much at the heart of it. By being in the background, the needs of a graphic designer can go unmet, and definitely can leave them mis-understood. To illustrate this we have put together memes that only the graphic designers among us will understand.
What graphic designers would like you to understand about their work:
The ultimate art nerd meme:
One for that ‘Friday Burnout Feeling’…
We’ve all had this rant – and all too regularly!
Hands up who’s used this ‘cop out’ to end an argument with the project manager? At least now you can tell them you’re quoting the amazing Dorothy Draper … who?
When you read this you won’t know whether to laugh or cry
When you know you’ve produced something no one else would dare to do …
We live this one daily
Our lives are one font dream after another
NO, just … no. Please don’t download a free copy of Photoshop off the web and then tell me you’re a designer …
We feel your pain
Do we really need to say anything else?
Why, oh why do they think it’s acceptable?
If I had a Dollar every time I hear this …
… or this …
… or this
This is so accurate it hurts
What everyone thinks we do
The curse of graphic design:
The quest is real
WHAT IS THIS! A Graphic Designers worst nightmare …. AARRGGHHHHH! Leave it to the design to the professionals! Or in other words, if you think this concept is acceptable, consult someone – anyone!
And finally … the stress is real…
We’re sure all good graphic designers can recognize a little of themselves in these memes, so enjoy! Share! And send us your favorites … where there are customers – there are memes to be made!