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 ▸

How To Deal With Clients Who Steal Your Ideas And Hire Another Agency To Implement Them


Last week, our post on how to handle difficult clients gathered a fair share of eyeballs and appreciation. But what about those scumbags who invite you for a pitch, listen to your ideas, and then hire the cheapest agency to implement them? How do you deal with those jackasses? Well, here's a nifty piece of advice from Bodhisatwa Dasgupta, Creative Director … Check it out ▸

Just 10 Of These Cleverly Designed Donation Boxes Resulted In Over 10,000 Donations For UNICEF


Such a simple idea. Such a powerful impact. UNICEF and agency Daehong Communications in Seoul, Korea, came up with these special donation boxes called Roly-polies that resulted in a significant increase in donations by analogously showing people the benefits of their contribution. … Check it out ▸

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos You Have Ever Seen


If anyone who owns a camera is a photographer, then everyone who owns a frying pan is a chef. The art of photography is not about pushing a button on an expensive SLR. It's about honing your craft and capturing that perfect moment which, as they say, is worth more than a thousand words. … Check it out ▸

People With Higher IQs Are Goal-Oriented And Persistent But Tend To Drink More, Sleep Late And…


This intriguing infographic reveals the good and bad habits of the world's smartest people based on numerous research findings. Good habits include persistence, goal setting, avid reading and metacognition. The bad ones include binge drinking, drugs, sleeping late and anxiety. People with higher IQs also tend to lose their virginity late (good or bad? you … Check it out ▸

This Bank Set Up a ‘Thank You’ ATM To Reward Its Customers In The Most Heartwarming Way


Talk about building brand loyalty. On July 25, TD Bank in Canada rewarded each of their customers with $20 in more than 1000 branches across Canada. Special ATMs called Automated Thanking Machines were set up in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver to reward a few pre-selected customers with even more special gifts. The chosen customers were overwhelmed … Check it out ▸

15 Types Of Difficult Clients And How To Handle Them Effectively


Every agency has that one client from hell. The one who monopolizes your time, frustrates the entire staff, and makes unreasonable demands. If you've got more than one, you probably spend three out of four weekends in office. If we apply the Pareto principle (or 80:20 rule) to the agency-client relationship, 80% of an agency's resources are … Check it out ▸

This Animator Created An Adorable Video To Propose To His Girlfriend. Her Answer Was…


These creative types sure know how to do things in style. Milwaukee-based illustrator/animator Adam Rosenbaum created this amazing animated clip to pop the question to his girlfriend last month. Adam worked on his 'proposal' for 3 months using his evenings after work and the occasional weekend. On 21st June he took her for a walk and showed her this clip ... … Check it out ▸

This Vending Machine Gives Food To Stray Dogs In Exchange For Plastic Bottles


A Turkish company called Pugedon has introduced a vending machine in Istanbul that accepts plastic bottles for recycling and dispenses food and water for stray dogs in return. That's right, it helps protect the environment as well as provides sustenance to animals. We'd like to use the phrase "killing two birds with one stone", but hey, this is a pro-animal … Check it out ▸