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How a web design goes straight to hell

How a web design goes straight to hell

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When they're not battling with web fonts (opens in new tab) or testing the user experience (opens in new tab), web designers have to deal with possibly the biggest challenge facing creatives everywhere: clients from hell.

To give you an idea of the agony that nightmare clients give designers, artists and writer Matthew Inman (him of The Oatmeal (opens in new tab) fame) created this frankly too true to life comic.

This might be a vintage piece of internet hilarity, but if clients keep insisting that 'edgy' is a valid phrase that web designers can work with, then this comic is always going to have an audience. How many of the comic's horrible scenarios can you relate to?

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Dom Carter
Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.