Graphic designers are as rare as hen's teeth at hackathons. It's highly likely that you may end up on a team without one! However, not to worry, this doesn't have to mean your project will look ugly. Over my extensive hackathon career, I've developed many ways to work around the absence of a designer and create decent looking projects that get judged on merit. In this presentation, I'll share with you the tips and tricks that can get you through.