Client: Hi, I’m a big fan of your work. Maybe you remember that I asked you to design me a logo for my business. Unfortunately I couldn’t afford your prices, so I asked another designer to make a logo in your style. But I respect you so I wanted to check if you were okay with me using this.
The logo attached is awful, and looks like a really badly done rip-off of my work.
Me: Thanks for your consideration! Honestly the log resembles my copyrighted characters so I’m not okay with it. However, I’m happy to redesign your logo for a much lower price. Since by now you know what you want the logo to look like, it would save me time in the designing process.
Client: That would be wonderful! I really admire your work so I’d love to have a logo designed by you! I can offer you €50 for your work.
Me: …Please ask your other designer to change the logo.