27 Funny But Thought-Provoking Images Of How Smartphones Have Taken Over Our Lives

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A few days back, we came across a poster that had a beautiful picture of a beach with a headline that said "Can you give up your phone, TV and computer for 24 hours?" This sparked an interesting debate here at DS. Most of us agreed that no TV for 24 hours wouldn't be a problem. No computer? Manageable on a non-working day. But any plans to carry out this 24 … Check it out ▸

In This Mall, Holograms Of Disabled People Appear If You Try To Park In Their Space

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More than 30% of the drivers in Russia take disabled parking spaces without caring about the signs on the ground. Dislife, a Russian non-profit organisation, came up with a powerful campaign to stop this inconsiderate behaviour. They installed projections of a real disabled person that popped up every time a non-disabled driver tried to park in their space. … Check it out ▸

Beer Company Replaces Rugby Players’ Missing Teeth With Implants That Can Open Bottles

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Ogilvy Argentina has come up with a crazy campaign for Salta beer. Rugby players who lost their teeth on the field can now get implants for free. But Salta wanted to make it even more special for these brave athletes who gave everything for their team. They developed a unique dental implant, a specially designed tooth that can open beer bottles. Watch the … Check it out ▸

20 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Succeed

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We all need a dose of motivation from time to time and today we have 20 successful and iconic figures to deliver it to you. This wonderful infographic from Success Story shares inspiring quotes from Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Aristotle, Nelson Mandela and more. … Check it out ▸

JPEG, GIF or PNG? Which File Format Should You Use When Saving Images

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When saving images for web, it's crucial to know which file format to use - JPEG, GIF or PNG? Using the wrong format makes images blurry, increases file size and page loading time, which not only affects user experience but is bad for SEO as well. This handy infographic by WhoIsHostingThis.com acts as an excellent reference guide when it comes to selecting … Check it out ▸

14 Habits Of Exceptionally Likeable People (Infographic)

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Having a charismatic personality is as important as talent and hard work when it comes to achieving professional success. In every office, there are those who are liked by one and all and those who are despised. Business Insider has come up with a great infographic that lists 14 habits of exceptionally likeable people. Needless to say, these tips apply as … Check it out ▸

Anti-Litter Campaign From Ogilvy HK Uses DNA To Identify Offenders And Shame Them

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Littering is an epidemic in Hong Kong with more than 16,000 tons of waste being dumped in public spaces every day. In an effort to clean up the city and change people's attitudes towards littering, a city-wide campaign titled 'The Face of Litter' has been launched by the Hong Kong Cleanup Challenge and agency Ogilvy & Mather. They've roped in DNA … Check it out ▸

46 Famous Movie Scenes Before And After Special Effects

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Back in the day, filmmakers used matte paintings, miniature models and trick photography to achieve impossible looking cinematic effects. Today, Hollywood has nearly perfected the art and application of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in movies and TV shows. In fact, most film scenes that you think are filmed in spectacular locations are actually CGI … Check it out ▸

Most People Just Walked By, But Those Who Stopped, Were Rewarded For Their Good Deed

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Turkish water pump manufacturer Standart Pompa (Standard Pump) wanted to raise awareness and draw attention to the protection of water resources. On World Water Day, 22 March, they tried out a little social experiment. They designed a custom fountain and placed it in the middle of Bağdat Street. They turned it on and let the water run, waiting for one of the … Check it out ▸

How To Start A Creative Agency: 13 Important Steps That Can Change Your Life

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Tired of all the crap that goes on in your agency? Why not go the entrepreneurial route and show them how it's done. Here's a 13-step definitive guide to starting your own creative agency. This handy graphic was created by designer/photographer Ben Horsley, after hours of extensive research on all the successful agencies in the industry. From naming and … Check it out ▸

15 Funny Confessions From Graphic And Web Designers; Which One Can You Relate To?

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Be honest, have you ever used Comic Sans in your designs? Or a copyrighted image from Google Images? Do you really like the 'flat design' trend that's taken over every interface these days? How often do you actually kern? Creative Market has come up with a series of 15 typographic posters filled with funny confessions from designers who want take a load off … Check it out ▸

11 Hyundai Cars Write A Giant Message Of Love From A Girl To Her Astronaut Father In Space

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Hyundai came up with an epic stunt to help a 13 year-old Houston girl send a message to her astronaut father aboard the International Space Station. They used 11 Genesis sedans to write an enormous 5.5 km² message across the Delamar Dry Lake in the Nevada desert. They also set a new Guinness World Record for the largest tyre track image (5.5 km² or 3.41 … Check it out ▸

50 Common Words You Use Everyday That Are Actually Trademarked Brand Names

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Did you know that Band-Aid, Jacuzzi, Jet Ski, Memory Stick, Post-It, Super Glue, Taser, Vaseline, Velcro and Xerox are all legally protected trademarks? They might be used generically by consumers but cannot be used by their competitors. Here's a list of marks that have been registered as trademarks and are actively enforced by their trademark owners. … Check it out ▸

Is That A Chameleon Or Two Body-Painted Women? Here’s The Answer

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Check out this amazing piece of body art by Italian artist Johannes Stötter. What appears to be a photograph of a chameleon is actually two body-painted women lying on top of each other. Stötter took four hours to design the piece and six hours to body paint with the help of an assistant. The final result is incredible to say the least. Check it out below. … Check it out ▸

25 Incredibly Clever Logos Of Common Words You Use Everyday

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Spanish Designer Lucas Gil-Turner has come up with 25 clever logo designs based on the top 25 most commonly used nouns in the Oxford English Dictionary. The list was released by Oxford University Press researchers in 2006, after the analysis of over a billion words. Double-meaning logos are always fun to look at and Lucas has done a fantastic job of … Check it out ▸