These 7 Posters Mock The Trend Of Pretentiously Inspiring Quotes

Do a reality check, people.

Too much motivation in life? Linzie can fix that.

London-based illustrator and hand-lettering artist Linzie Hunter has started an ongoing project titled Uninspiring Posters. The series consists of vibrant typographic drawings featuring sarcastic and demotivating messages. All willing to drag you back to reality.

But can they succeed?

Linzie says she was inspired by the hype of typographic posters based on motivational statements. But she wanted something different.

Linzie Hunter

"This is just my tongue-in-cheek reaction. I like to think that I don't take myself too seriously and I am definitely taking a pop at my own work," Linzie told A+.

Linzie Hunter

Linzie says the quotes are often based on something she's heard or an idea that's been floating in her head.

Linzie Hunter

Artist describes herself as a realist who hopes for the best but assumes the worst. This inner paradox seems to be cunningly transferred to her work.

Linzie Hunter

Hunter has been working as an illustrator for 10 years now. She did typographic artwork for books, magazines, and advertising.

Linzie Hunter

She says she's been lucky enough to work for some big brands like Nike, Gillette, VH1, Wall Street Journal, Hallmark, BBC and others.

Linzie Hunter

Asked what was the most prominent advice she received herself, Linzie told A+ it came from an old tutor at drama school: "Before the opening night he said: Just do your best, and try not to mess it up".

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