Murphy’s graphic design laws

- Speed. Quality. Affordability. Pick two

- If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen.

Murphy’s graphic design laws. (Now let’s add an interaction/UI design section to these!)

(thank you Kathy)

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  1. can’t agree more to this:

    “If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen.”

    and I can never understand why.

  2. “If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen.”

    This is SO TRUE. quite enraging.

  3. Tried and true: ‘Creative inspiration flows in inverse proportion to the distance from the studio.’ Brilliant list!

  4. “If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen.”

    hmmm…. for me they come up with their own fourth alternative, combining the worst bits of the submitted three.

  5. haha. love it.

    my favourites:
    - Doctors, astronauts, and plumbers need training to do their jobs, but anyone with a copy of Publisher is a graphic designer
    - Creative inspiration flows in inverse proportion to the distance from the studio (this is so absolutely true!)

    and of course the old chestnuts of:
    - If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen.
    - If two designs are shown, a third will be requested. If provided, then one of the first two will be chosen.

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