Shortest Graphic Design Horror Stories

Shortest Horror Stories - Graphic Design / Freelance / Digital Media

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As yesterday was Friday the 13th and Halloween is coming up soon, I’ve been in the spirit of spookiness. One of my favourite internet trends are the Shortest Horror Stories forums. If you’ve never heard of these before, this is an example of one of my favourites:

“I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy there’s somebody on my bed.”

I thought it would be fun to come up with some playful graphic design related nightmares. Enjoy!

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Client Printed Project

Your client needs their project printed for an event at 1:00pm.
You send it over in time. Your phone rings at 1:01pm.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Photoshop Freezes
You have been working on a poster in Photoshop for 3 hours.
You go to do one last move before saving it. It freezes.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - WordPress Broken
You updated 3 plugins on your WordPress site.
The empty white screen appears.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Updated Phone
You downloaded the most recent phone updated.
Your Notepad typeface changed to Comic Sans.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Portfolio Boost
After hours of looking, you found a perfectly suitable job listing.
You scrolled down to the salary: “Will help boost your portfolio.”

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Instagram Mishap
You took 10 minutes finalizing your Instagram post and published it.
You were logged into your work’s account.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Message Sent
You got an annoying e-mail from your client. You begin venting in the reply area. “Your message has been sent”.

Shortest Graphic Design Horror Story - Apple Watch
You snuck into your boss’s office to delete the e-mail you accidentally sent.
You forgot she wears an Apple Watch.


Thanks for reading! Have your own short horror story (design related or not)? Leave it in the comments. I could read them for hours.

Happy October!

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