The subtitle of this neat little book from Bis Publishers is ’… and 50 other ridiculous design rules,’ which should give you some idea of the tone. A gentle poke at the strictures and regulations that still echo around the more reactionary studios and ateliers.

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See inside this little book designed to help aspiring creatives cut through the clichés
Produced by author Anneloes van Gaalen and creative consultancy Lemon Scented Tea, this handy aphorism debunker should help every aspiring creative and client cut through the clichés. Is ’the client always right?’ And should you use ’cleavage or legs, never both’?
The book doesn’t profess to have any answers, but at least it will steel you for the inevitable clash come presentation time.