It’s “Wine”, Not Dark Red – Here Are The Correct Names Of All Color Shades


It's "lilac", not light purple. Just like it's "magenta", not dark pink. Writer and children’s book illustrator Ingrid Sundberg has created a Color Thesaurus - a collection of 12 color charts that list the correct names of all shades. It's a useful reference tool for artists, designers, firms, make-up professionals and anyone who's planning to get their … Check it out ▸

30 Ad Placement Mistakes That Turned Out To Be Funny As Hell


Companies pay millions of dollars a year to get the perfect ad placements on TV, print, radio, outdoor, digital, etc. But sometimes, due to visual and contextual reasons, these placements turn into advertising disasters. While the visual blunders are more common, the contextual ones are funnier. Whatever the reason, these 30 epic fails will make you laugh … Check it out ▸

This Clever Digital Tweak By The World Health Org. Resulted In A Huge Increase In Blood Donations


Like many countries, Namibia suffers from a shortage of blood donations with only 0.6% of the population participating as donors. On June 14, World Blood Donor Day, the World Health Organisation and agency Advantage Y&R decided to use the power of digital media to 'share' the message and turn things around. … Check it out ▸

Ads Vs Reality – How They Make Food, Hotels And Models Look Gorgeous


Ever wondered why your McDonald's burger never looks as juicy as the one in the ads? What about hotels that look fabulous in pictures but not quite as much once you're there? It's all about perception vs deception when it comes to advertising. Product photography is as crucial as any other factor in increasing sales - be it clothing, food, hospitality or the … Check it out ▸

What An Epic Way To Promote A Good Cause…The Ending Will Surely Make You Smile


This has to be one of the best public service announcements we've seen all year. Titled "It's Payback Time", the 2-minute animated clip from Nexus Productions UK tells the apocalyptic tale of a world inhabited by certain bean-like creatures. A mysterious blue substance arrives and causes the massive destruction of their entire existence. Towards the end, the … Check it out ▸

200 Legit Ways To Make Money Online


Here's the most comprehensive list of ways to make money online you've ever come across. From blogging and affiliate marketing to paid surveys and freelance, this excellent infographic from Survey Spencer just about covers it all. From our own experience, we can tell you about blogging - it's not easy to make money in the beginning. But if you stick to your … Check it out ▸

This Is How Crazy Apple Fans Watch An iPhone Launch Event


It's the holiest day of the year for Apple worshippers. Fans wait with bated breath as the Cupertino tech giant unveils the iPhone 6, iWatch, iOS 8 and new iPods in just a few hours. So how do these Android-haters and Steve Jobs loyalists prepare for this humongous occasion? This intricate comic seems to have summed it up pretty damn well. … Check it out ▸

Craziest Prank Of The Year – Dog Dressed As Giant Spider Scares The Hell Out Of People

Funniest Prank Of The Year - Dog Dressed As Giant Spider Scares The Hell Out People

With 5.5 million views in just 24 hours, this could eventually turn out to be the most watched prank of the year. Polish prankster Sylwester Wardega put tarantula fur and legs onto a black dog named Chica and scared the bejeezus out of unsuspecting passersby in Poland. The "Mutant Giant Spider Dog" video was uploaded yesterday and has gone super viral since … Check it out ▸

25 Funny Logos That Prove Why You Should Hire A Professional Designer


These impeccable works of art are the direct result of what happens when: (1) Clients take design matters into their own hands (2) You want a quick logo on a budget that's less than the price of a hamburger (3) Phallus-loving designers get panicky with a fast approaching deadline around the corner. Whatever the cause, these 25 masterpieces will bring a smile … Check it out ▸

IKEA Spoofs Apple And Shows You Why Its 2015 Catalogue Is The Best Gadget Ever


IKEA Singapore's promo video for its 2015 catalogue is sure to make you smile for at least two reasons. Firstly, its an excellent parody of Apple's (already heavily parodied) product ads. Secondly, it uses digital catch-phrases like "original touch interface", "eternal battery life" and "loads instantly with zero lag" to remind us that traditional mediums … Check it out ▸

This Augmented Reality Movie Poster For ‘Into The Storm’ Is So Cool


Roadshow Films, the Australian distributor for Into the Storm, installed a 64-inch plasma screen in Sydney's Chinatown that looks like a conventional movie poster in the first go. But when the weather gets breezy the augmented reality kicks in and a realistic storm can be seen through the panel with a tornado flipping cars, buildings catching fire and … Check it out ▸

14 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations That Will Leave You Amazed


A wild imagination coupled with phenomenal image-editing skills makes for a killer combo. That's the story of Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson who creates impossible-looking images that seem incredibly real because of the finesse with which they are manipulated. Erik's work is a benchmark in terms of photo-retouching and he has been a … Check it out ▸

These Brilliant Ads From Toronto Will Make You Think Twice Before Littering

These Brilliant Ads From Toronto Will Make You Think Twice Before Littering

This has got to be right up there with the top PSA campaigns this year. Live Green Toronto has come up with six clever print ads as part of an anti-littering campaign to help curb the city's current problems with trash and pollution. The ads merge the labels on two items of litter to create words like 'pig', 'lazy' and 'dumb' with a tagline that says … Check it out ▸

This Designer Publicly Humiliated a TV Network For Asking Him To Work For Free


A few days back, New York-based designer/illustrator Dan Cassaro received a mail from American cable TV network Showtime, asking him to join their design contest to promote the Mayweather vs. Maidana boxing match on September 13. They said they "digged his style" and the contest winner would be flown to Las Vegas and have their artwork displayed at the MGM … Check it out ▸

40 Honest Advertising Slogans That’ll Make You Laugh


Nashville-based graphic designer Clif Dickens creates these hilariously honest advertising slogans, most of which, make more sense than the real ones. His work has been featured in leading publications such as Adweek, Business Insider, Huffington Post, etc. We've compiled the best ones into this list of 40 below. … Check it out ▸