Bad Design

Ever see a billboard or business signage that just really missed the mark? A name, message, or photo so “off” that it just makes you laugh? Sadly enough, even as we approach 2020, terrible design and often lazy design is all around us. Bad design is well… the opposite of good design. So on this tag, we explore what actually makes a particular design bad and explore how can we learn from others’ mistakes to avoid making the same ones in our own designs.

Recent Bad Design articles

7 Expert Tips on How NOT to design a logo

We might wish we haven’t, but we’ve all seen them. Turn around and consider a local business, and there is a chance their logo is simply terrible. Hell, even large brands can make the same mistake. Have you seen the logo of the Catholic Church’s Archdiocesan Youth Commission? No matter how much smart designers preach about …

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15 Brands Lost in Translation – Epic Brand Fails

Know your Market 15 Brands Lost in Translation: When it comes to expanding a brand into new countries, it can be easy to underestimate the importance of knowing the culture of the market you are moving into, and one of the most important cultural factors is understanding their language. Do Your Homework It might sound …

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