Clever Toothpaste Ads Show How A Smile Changes The Entire Meaning Of A Message

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Crest Toothpaste and agency Conill (US) have come up with an amusing campaign that shows how a smile changes the entire story. The ads show two versions of the same message, one with and the other without a smile emoticon. The addition of the emoticon changes the entire context of the message. Check them out below. … Check it out ▸

How Humans React To Different Colors

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Did you know that green is used for night vision goggles because the human eye is most sensitive to, and able to recognise most shades of that color? People are often more productive in rooms painted blue. Pink makes us crave sugar. Red increases enthusiasm. Grey represents non-involvement, giving it a formal authority. … Check it out ▸

Here’s A Clever Billboard Designed To Make You Want Coffee

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Based on the fact that yawning is contagious, Café Pelé came up with an interesting stunt at the Fradique Coutinho metro station in São Paulo. They installed a digital billboard with motion sensors that played a video of a man yawning every time someone came close to the display. As a result, most of the commuters themselves started yawning, after which, a … Check it out ▸

LOL: 21 Client Emails That Designers Hate To Receive

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Creative Market has compiled a funny list of client emails that designers absolutely dread receiving. Most of them are plain old client stupidity, but some (like the payment-related ones) are just pure evil. Check out the compilation below. … Check it out ▸

Volkswagen Embarrasses Movie Latecomers In Funny Theatre Stunt For The New Passat

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To highlight the pedestrian detector on the new Passat, Volkswagen came up with this cheeky stunt in Proyecciones cinema in Madrid. Before the movie started, when the trailers were rolling, latecomers were put in the spotlight with a beeping sound in the background. The audience had no clue what was going on. Watch the video below to know more. … Check it out ▸

Signatures Of 25 Famous Entrepreneurs And Their Hidden Meanings

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MyPrint247 has come up with an interesting infographic that uses handwriting analysis (graphology) to provide a glimpse into the personalities of 25 famous tech entrepreneurs. The list includes Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and more. Check it out below. … Check it out ▸

LOL: Things You Should Never Say To Creative Agency Employees

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Agency employees get a fair share of cliché feedback from clients, co-workers and everyone else. In an interesting exercise, Adweek asked veterans from the industry to share the most annoying comments they get to hear on a daily basis. Here's what they had to say. … Check it out ▸

These Awesome Post-it Banners Can Be Used As Sticky Notes While You Surf Websites

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You might have come across those 'stalking' banner ads that follow you around on every website, showing products and deals that you might have searched for previously. Post-it® decided to use this behavioural retargeting technology (yes, that's what it's called) for something that you purposely stick in front of your eyes - reminders. Using cookies and … Check it out ▸

How Cool Are These “Workout Billboards” By Powerade Sports Drink?

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Powerade, the Coca-Cola-owned sports drink, came up with these cool "Workout Billboards" that not only advertise their products but also double as training machines. Three kinds of displays were used: a lat machine, a punching machine and a climbing wall that scrolls. Check them out in action below. … Check it out ▸

17 Amazing 3D Graffiti Artworks That Look Like They’re Floating In Mid-Air

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Portuguese street artist Sergio Odeith creates anamorphic 3D graffiti art that, from a certain angle, looks like it's floating in mid-air. His work has been showcased at the Museum of Public Art (Louisiana), Brazilian Museum for Sculpture (São Paulo) and Meeting of Styles (Alemanha), to name a few. Odeith has also created large scale murals for enterprises … Check it out ▸

27 Heartbreaking Photos That’ll Make You Think Twice About The Environment

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Did you know: The human population on our planet has grown more in the last 50 years than it did in the previous four million years. Everyday, enough trash is produced in the US to equal the weight of the Empire State Building. At least 50 million acres of rainforest are lost every year. That's more than the size of England, Scotland and Wales combined. As … Check it out ▸

9 Cool Posters That Show The Differences Between Adobe Illustrator And Photoshop

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Chennai-based designer M.A. Kather has created a cool series of minimalist posters that explain the differences between Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. The intent of this comparison is to show the process and purpose of each program, not to prove which one is better (because they both have different uses). Check out the series below. … Check it out ▸

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 ▸