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Wannabe designers

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by SparkCreative, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. SparkCreative

    SparkCreative Member

    I get a fair few CV's sent to me through the site, mostly very bad and addressed to 'Dear Sir' which never goes down well. Anyway, I thought I'd share the latest gem with you...

    Design Mania Flash Page
  2. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Lol, that's very funny, I take it you gave him/her a job lol :icon_biggrin:
  3. SparkCreative

    SparkCreative Member

    I didn't even reply. I don't think I've got the words...
  4. Corrosive

    Corrosive Moderator Staff Member

    Ooohh... Nice to see that Flash, tables for layout, 'save for web spacer gifs' and empty paragraph tags are alive and well in web design today. Now, where is my brand new 2002 diary... :icon_thumbdown:
  5. Corrosive

    Corrosive Moderator Staff Member

    As Jon has just pointed out, Apostrophe Mania may be a better name.
  6. TheLogoBar

    TheLogoBar New Member

    Is that an actual real website?
  7. Ian Bonner

    Ian Bonner Member

    Ha! Ha!

    Always makes me laugh when they say 'I thought I'd give graphic design a go...'
  8. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    Just :icon_eek:
  9. Minuteman Press

    Minuteman Press Moderator

    A truly stationary company.
  10. Tony Hardy

    Tony Hardy Well-Known Member

    That's really inspired me to change my website into Flash.
  11. Katedesign

    Katedesign Well-Known Member

    My head hurts!

    ARRIVALS Well-Known Member

    Great. I was having a sip of my tea them opened that link, and spat it over my screen. Cheers.

    That was obviously a joke.
  13. gisto02

    gisto02 New Member

    love the use of rainbow colours and the stretched graphics!! Very inspiration haha loads of paint splats and pencils too! very original..
  14. just.another.donki

    just.another.donki New Member

    My favourite bit is that when you click on a link sometimes it gives you a sound effect as a reward.
  15. Unbeatably bad design

    Wow... that's really unbeatably bad design.

    Flash used in 2012 = bad.
    Cheesy Sound effects = bad.
    Animation to "paint" your homepage onto the screen = lmao
    Stretched graphics = bad.
    All colours of the rainbow = bad.
    Lack of any knowledge that SEO exists = bad.
    Graphics cut out and saved via microsoft paint = bad.
    Failure to display epilespy warning prior to bright red & flashing colours poping up = UNFORGIVABLE!!!
  16. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    Well, someone phone them and ask them how much for a logo design and request examples - alternatively phone and tell them they are a disgrace to the graphic design world :icon_biggrin:
  17. GazBowes

    GazBowes New Member

    Scarey huh!
  18. immrh

    immrh New Member

    The music is sick m8
  19. FormeCreative

    FormeCreative New Member

    There it is, that website again. I received the CV myself followed up by a call asking if 'I could help him out and give him some work' I can't say we've got any clients that we are thinking of losing.. Only good thing is it reminded me of my old ZX Spectrum
  20. chisan

    chisan New Member

    i kinda like it! it's.. different!

    you've gotta stand out right!? ha!

    definitely makes you feel better about your skills and talents as a designer!

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