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Nine Types Of Genius Designers Who Are Too Damn Clever For Their Own Good
By Mikelle Leow, 21 Nov 2017
Composite image by DesignTAXI. Mockup by Creatsy via Pixelbuddha (CC0)
You’ve probably heard of clients from hell—but have you heard of designers who hail from the same place?
If you’ve ever felt horrible about losing your cool with someone you’ve worked with, these examples of “asshole” designers—discovered by Redditors—will ease your guilt for awhile.
Have a look at some work created by designers who are too smart for their own good, and refrain from feeling inspired by these cruel moves.
#1: The big wig who inserted a fake hair in their Instagram story so you would swipe up and be redirected to another page.
Image via Art_7s
#2: The hero who made app users fight 100 ads in exchange for a weapon.
This game wants you to watch 100 videos for one weapon, if you don't want to pay. from assholedesign
Image via Fupicat
#3: The genius who censored an article because they wanted you to fill out a survey, not because it was NSFW.
Image via ensj
#4: The kind person who thought disappointing a fictional character named ‘Horace’ would make you depressed, so they decided to warn you just in case.
Image via dathomirians
#5: The determined one who doesn’t believe in that whole ‘no means no’ agenda.
Image via Lukefeirthesloth
#6: The good-natured person who thinks you need more bling in your life. You ABSOLUTELY need it.
Image via sythorx
#7: The Yes Man fan who thought you would benefit from living more like the protagonist in the movie.
This cruise company form auto-enables the 'yes, send me spam' checkbox when you click 'Submit' from assholedesign
Image via Roccobot
#8: The animal saviour who labels you as a kitten murderer everytime you unsubscribe their mailing list.
Image via Klikini
#9: The ‘I'm Smarter Than You’ aleck who knows more languages than you.
Image via wortelus
[via r/assholedesign, cover image by Creatsy via Pixelbuddha (CC0)]
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