Being a designer is awesome. We get to make cool stuff in Photoshop and get paid for it. I think it's pretty high on the list of cool ways to make a living. That being said, there are some things that tend to really bug us. And by that I mean they drive us insane and we tend to freak out a little when they come up. Here are ten such annoyances that I think will hit home with you.
1. Cliché, Overused Fonts
Everyone knows that designers hate ugly fonts, I'm looking at you Comic Sans and Papyrus. But sometimes, a perfectly good font is ruined because the whole dang world simply can't stop using it on everything. When a font crosses that line from novel to cliché, you'll know by the veins that pop out of designer's foreheads when they see it.
Lobster Is The New Comic Sans
For me, a perfect example of this phenomenon is Lobster. I didn't mind it one bit at first, but these days it's everywhere I look. Restaurants, grocery stores, iPhone apps, universities, pre-schools, public restrooms, hospices, prison cells; you name it, Lobster has been there.