Nightmare clients: how to deal with clients who don't communicate well

There are plenty of things that are difficult to understand in this world – the plastic that electronic devices come in; politics; the Kardashian phenomenon – but as designers and illustrators know, nothing compares to the frustration of dealing with a troublesome client.

It doesn't matter whether you work for an agency or yourself; chances are you've encountered a crappy client situation at some point in your career. The Clients From Hell blog has over five years of stories to prove it.

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