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Graphic Designers Get Snarky Revenge By Illustrating Client Feedback

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A good friend of mine is a graphic designer and I can hardly believe some of the things he occasionally tells me about clients. I always knew he was telling the truth of course but it turns out the epidemic is far worse than I thought. Relationships with clients are always tricky, neither of you are mind readers, so what you come up with and what the client sees in their head may not always be the same thing. And then comes the feedback. The series Sharp Suits was born out of a bunch of Irish designers’ frustrations with that aspect of the field – clients talking complete and utter nonsense. They call it a “creative catharsis” and you’ll understand why when you see the images. However, the experiment did more than just let the designers release some anger, all proceeds from their art show went to Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."