Proverbs, also referred to as sayings, give us some form of life advice. Every language and culture has them, and its important not to miss any of the words because the meaning can easily get lost.
However, Manchester-based graphic designer Madrigal Creative has created an amusing series that takes well-known, famous proverbs and combines them with graphic design puns. For example, “Better safe than sorry” becomes “Better SAVE than sorry.”
It’s easiest to learn from the experiences of others instead of going through things yourself—especially when it comes to design. Scroll down to view the full series and have a laugh or take a look at things you shouldn’t say to a designer.
Graphic design proverbs
“The path of a thousand miles begins with one step”
“Marry in haste, repent at leisure”
“Every cloud has a silver lining”
“Fortune favours the bold”
“The pen is mightier than the sword”
“Actions speak louder than words”
“The road to hell is paved with good intentions”
“The grass is always greener on the other side”
“Better safe than sorry”
“Too many cooks spoil the broth”
Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.