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19 Side Effects Of Dating A Graphic Designer

Serif and sound.

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1. You will get some excellent Snapchats

2. Because they've been drawn with one of these.

3. You have sent a crummy brief at work, and hated yourself for it.

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4. You know the importance of choosing a font.

5. And that a font is not the same as a typeface.

6. You have serious workspace envy.

"Wait, how many screens do you have?"

7. You now know every single argument for, and against Comic Sans.

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8. You care about kerning.

9. You will own magazines that have only been bought for their design and layout.

10. And so many bottles, which were bought for their cool label.

11. You will find pencil shavings basically everywhere.

12. Half your Instagram feed is now cool designers they've introduced you to.

13. You can now recite the whole Pantone scale.

14. You are aware of the particular pain of being a graphic designer who prefers to use a PC at home.

15. You have come home to find your bookshelf colour coded.

And/or organized with the spines in descending order of size.

16. You live in constant fear of this.

"Darling, why don't you use the very safe scissors?"

17. There is a reason why they're always late.

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18. And you always get a hand-drawn (or screen printed) birthday card.

19. Because at the end of the day.