The 9 most annoying things every designer does

This list of annoying quirks was put together by a designer, so don't blame us if you're guilty of them!

annoying things every designer does

Are you guilty of any of these annoying traits?

Yesterday, we shared 10 posters that brilliantly define some of the biggest problems designers have to face. But it's not all one-way-traffic: although we might hate to admit it, designers can have annoying traits. Back in 2014, the team over at Spiralytics decided to investigate – and the results are as relevant now as they've ever been.

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Resident designer Jevie Palalay describes what she thinks are the nine most annoying traits of a designer. "I think I speak for every designer when I say that this job changes how we think and act in the outside world without even realizing it. Some good, but some are downright annoying for non-designers, especially for those who date us," she explains.

From buying products purely for their packaging to critiquing absolutely everything you see, it could be said that working as a designer has a pretty huge impact on your life. Take a look at Palalay's list and see if you agree with any or all of them, and for more in-depth analysis, head to Spiralytics' website.

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

annoying things every designer does

[via Spiralytics]

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A founder member of the Creative Bloq team, Sammy Maine is now a freelance journalist. She also thinks that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is probably the best television series ever created.