Digital Synopsis http://digitalsynopsis.com Digital Synopsis covers the best in advertising, design & creative inspiration. We report on the latest marketing innovations, online trends, tools & more. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:39:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Artist Creates Fascinating Visuals By Cleverly Placing 2 Different Photos Side By Side http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/photos-combined-side-by-side-stephen-mcmennamy/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/photos-combined-side-by-side-stephen-mcmennamy/#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:55:35 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15457 ‘ComboPhoto’ is an interesting personal project by Atlanta-based art/creative director Stephen McMennamy. He clicks photographs of two different objects, splits them in half and places them next to each other to form a funny, quirky mash-up that boggles the mind. No Photoshop, just clever photography and placement. Check it out below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. […]

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LOL: 10 Famous Proverbs Tweaked For Graphic Designers http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/graphic-design-funny-proverbs/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/graphic-design-funny-proverbs/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:37:46 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15435 Manchester-based graphic designer Madrigal Creative has created an amusing series of  ‘Graphic Design Proverbs’ by combining famous proverbs with graphic design puns. So, “Better safe than sorry” becomes “Better SAVE than sorry” and “Marry in haste, repent at leisure” becomes “MERGE in haste, repent at leisure”. Check out the full list below. 1. The path of a thousand miles begins […]

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Male Vs Female Color Perceptions And Preferences http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/male-vs-female-color-perceptions-preferences/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/male-vs-female-color-perceptions-preferences/#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:10:10 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15411 Traditionally, baby boys are wrapped in blue and baby girls in pink. A few years later, you can tell a boy’s room from a girl’s room just by observing the color combos (and the cleanliness 😉 ). As we grow up, gender color preferences are visible in everything from wardrobes to cars (though nowadays the […]

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35 Funniest Book Titles And Covers http://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/worst-funniest-book-titles-covers/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/worst-funniest-book-titles-covers/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:57:07 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15367 Make no mistake about it, each of these books is (or was) actually available for sale. Though we have no clue how many copies books like “Fancy Coffins” and “Goodbye Testicles” sold, we’re pretty sure their titles made more buzz than the content inside. Check out the list below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. […]

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We’re All Guilty Of It, But This Brilliant Video Will Make You Change Your Habit http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/colgate-sinkchild-save-water-close-tap-while-brushing/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/colgate-sinkchild-save-water-close-tap-while-brushing/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:31:22 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15356 Here’s a powerful PSA by Colgate that addresses a wasteful habit we’re all guilty of – leaving the tap on while brushing our teeth. The 30-second spot shows a split screen between a city girl brushing her teeth while checking her phone and an impoverished girl child walking on dry, barren land. Watch the video for more. […]

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“Don’t Let Colors Run Out When You Need Them” – These Ink Cartridge Ads Are Hilarious http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/ecofill-cyan-magenta-yellow-black-ogilvy-colombia/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/ecofill-cyan-magenta-yellow-black-ogilvy-colombia/#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:25 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15313 Here’s a funny campaign by Ogilvy Colombia for Ecofill Printer Cartridges that just won a Gold Lion under the outdoor category at Cannes. The 4-ad series shows different groups of people, inappropriately losing their cyan/magenta/yellow/black clothes with a tagline that says “Don’t let colors run out when you need them the most.” Check them out […]

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This Artist Completes His Cut-Out Sketches Using Skies And Sceneries As Backdrops http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/fashion-sketch-cut-out-scenery-art/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/fashion-sketch-cut-out-scenery-art/#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:37:13 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15261 Architect, visual artist and fashion illustrator Shamekh Al-Bluwi has found an ingenious way to combine his passions. The half Saudi, half Jordanian artist uses skies, buildings and everyday patterns to ‘fill’ his cut-out sketches. The end-results are brilliant to say the least. Check them out below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Fascinating work from a talented artist. Share […]

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45 T-Shirts That Graphic And Web Designers Will Love http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/t-shirts-for-graphic-web-designers/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/t-shirts-for-graphic-web-designers/#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:22:06 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15196 Show some love to a designer today by gifting him or her one of these cool t-shirts for a job well done. Even better, gift these before the project starts and watch them burn midnight oil willingly and turn your logo/website/ad/brochure into the next Mona Lisa. Note: For cheap-ass clients: This is not a replacement for […]

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This Genius Device Makes It Easier For Elderly And Disabled People To Cross The Road http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/curitiba-city-hall-safety-crossing-elderly-pedestrians/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/curitiba-city-hall-safety-crossing-elderly-pedestrians/#respond Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:57:31 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15164 In Brazil, 3 out of every 10 car run-overs involve elderly people. The Brazilian Ministry of Health reported over 2,700 cases of run-over deaths for elderly people in 2012. The Curitiba City Hall wanted to make the roads safer and more accessible for the elderly and the disabled. They roped in agency OpusMúltipla and created […]

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Clever Typographic Art Created With A Phone Keypad Using Letters And Symbols Only http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/typospective-letters-symbols-mobile-keypad-minimal-art/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/typospective-letters-symbols-mobile-keypad-minimal-art/#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:54:13 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15104 TypoSpective is a minimalist typographic experiment by Cairo-based creative director Sherif Samy. He blends meanings and visual representations of daily-used words to form type-art using letters and symbols found on a mobile keypad. Check it out below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. […]

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These Trucks Have Rear Screens That Show Oncoming Traffic So You Can Overtake Safely http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/samsung-safety-truck-leo-burnett-argentina/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/samsung-safety-truck-leo-burnett-argentina/#respond Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:02:08 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15085 In Argentina, one person dies in a traffic accident every hour. 80% of these accidents happen when people are trying to overtake, not surprising for a country with hundreds of one-lane roads. Samsung and agency Leo Burnett wanted to make a difference and came up with a brilliant initiative called ‘The Safety Truck’. They installed […]

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NYC Driver Refused To Move His Taxi, So This Tiny Traffic Cop Lifted It Off The Ground http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/super-strong-meter-maid-nyc-taxi-carlister/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/super-strong-meter-maid-nyc-taxi-carlister/#respond Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:13:53 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15067 When Jenni, a meter maid in New York City, came across a rude cab driver who refused to move his car, she decided to teach him a lesson he won’t forget. Onlookers were shocked to see Jenni lift the SUV from the front and drop it back on the ground. Watch the video below to know […]

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19 Funny Illustrations That Show The Two Kinds Of People In The World http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/two-kinds-of-people-illustrations/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/two-kinds-of-people-illustrations/#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:01:54 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=15025 There are two types of people…morning people and those who want to shoot morning people (designers are usually nocturnal and hence fall under the latter). Portuguese art director Joao Rocha has created a fun series of minimalist illustrations that classifies people into two broad groups based on their daily habits and preferences. Check it out below. […]

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LOL: 24 Creative Windshield Notes For Drivers Who Parked Horribly http://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/funny-windshield-notes-bad-driver-parking/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/buzz/funny-windshield-notes-bad-driver-parking/#respond Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:15:37 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=14938 We see them everyday. Cars parked horribly by inconsiderate drivers who just don’t give a sh*t. Most of us yell, abuse and drive off. But some crazy souls just don’t want to be messed with. Here are 24 genius responses to bad parking that might ‘inspire’ you to do the same. Check them out below. 1. 2. […]

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18 Inspirational Quotes On Design http://digitalsynopsis.com/inspiration/inspiring-design-quotes/ http://digitalsynopsis.com/inspiration/inspiring-design-quotes/#respond Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:22:05 +0000 http://digitalsynopsis.com/?p=14910 There are good days and there are days when you just can’t get those creative juices flowing. Wether you’re a rookie or a seasoned professional, every designer needs a little inspiration from time to time. Today’s post features 18 inspiring quotes that are meant to get you back into the driver’s seat, incase you’re facing […]

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