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, we can conclude that 80% of an agency's time and … 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 ▸

Soccer Legend Shows ‘Power’ Of Sexual Supplement In Funny New Ad

Libidium Fast - Paulo Futre

A banned commercial for Libidium Fast sexual supplement, featuring Portuguese soccer legend Paulo Futre, has gone viral with over 275,000 views in three days. The 82-second clip starts with a rear-shot of Paulo with a football bouncing up and down in front of him, giving the impression that he is juggling the ball with his feet. The camera slowly zooms out … Check it out ▸

Dulcolax Laxative Comes Up With The Most Awkward Ad Of The Year

Dulcolax - Desperate Turds

If ever there was an ad that aroused mixed emotions, this is it. McCann Health in Shanghai came up with this awkward but well-executed print ad for Dulcolax Laxative which shows 'desperate turds' as prisoners trapped inside a colon staring down a hole with a tagline that says "Only you can set them free". … Check it out ▸

Brilliant Ford Ad Uses Optical Illusion To Make Your Eyes Park Their SUV Between Two Cars

Ford Explorer - 'Park Assist' Optical Illusion

This has got to be one of the cleverest ads of the year. Ford Israel wanted to promote the 'Park Assist' feature on their Explorer SUV. Their agency, BBR Saatchi & Saatchi, came up with this print ad that uses an optical illusion to get the point across. Stare at the black dot in the white Ford Explorer for 20 - 30 seconds and then move your eyes to the … Check it out ▸