“I have a church video I need done. Here is the idea in a nutshell: I will need a bunny costume, a police costume, a pimp cane, some raw eggs, and the Gangster Boogie sound track. I can pay you $200. This project could lead to more work in the future.”—
“I want you to go to Google images and search for “male ice skating coach yelling at young female ice skaters crying”. Please make sure the ice skating coach doesn’t look too masculine. But not too gay either. I don’t want this to look stupid.”—
“I want to remove the email address, phone number and any other contact information. It’ll be a secret. People will see the website, and be intrigued, and want to be in on the secret… In fact, take off the text too. I just want them to see the images. It makes people think of security, like the Batman symbol.”—
My client asked me to create a website for his 16-year-old daughter, for her birthday. The only design direction he had for me was a picture of the chinese-script tattoo on her lower back, and a message that said “I don’t know, she wants this to be the homepage”.
"Rather than choosing one of the layouts you presented, I’d rather have the site look different for each visitor. Preferably like their favorite website. I know that sounds tricky… but you can get that information from their bookmarks, right?"