Beautiful Anti-Alcoholism Ad Shows A World Where Kids Can Choose Their Parents

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Finnish charity Fragile Childhood and Havas Worldwide Helsinki have come up with this beautiful but heartbreaking public service ad for alcoholism among parents. Titled The Orphanage, the film shows a futuristic world where the roles are reversed. Parents are the orphans and children get to choose who they want to take home. They're guided around the sci-fi … Check it out ▸

60 Powerful Social Issue Ads That’ll Make You Stop And Think

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We've seen some great public service campaigns recently which made us wonder - why not do a post on the best ones in the last couple of years? We scoured the internet, filtered the not-so-great ones and came up with this list of 60 hard-hitting ads that deal with social, environmental, health and other issues. From ad school assignments to Cannes-winners, … Check it out ▸

This Digital Billboard Delivers A Powerful ‘Hair-Raising’ Message Every Time A Train Passes By

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Earlier this year, pharmacy brand Apotek promoted their hair products with a digital billboard in a Swedish subway that showed a woman's hair being blown by the wind every time a train arrived. The ad was a viral success and has now prompted this Swedish Foundation to deliver a powerful public service announcement using the same idea. Watch below. … Check it out ▸

Reviveaphone Dumps World’s First iPhone 6 Into A Pitcher Of Beer, Gets It To Work Again

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Montreal-based creative agency Lg2 has come up with a buzzworthy product demo/marketing stunt for Reviveaphone, a chemical solution that helps repair water-damaged phones. They've flown a guy named Michael Mooney all the way from Montreal to Brisbane to buy the first iPhone 6, only to dump it into a pitcher of beer. Why? So they can demonstrate the … Check it out ▸

Samsung Takes On Apple, Puts Note 4 In 100kg ‘Bum’ Test

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If you thought brands were done trolling Apple over Bendgate, get a 'load' of this. Samsung has released a video showing the Note 4 going through a three-point bend test and a human weight test that simulates a 100kg man sitting on it several hundred times. Check it out below. … Check it out ▸

“Your Daughter Will Reflect Your Idea Of Beauty”, Says Dove In Powerful New Ad

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Most mothers don't realise how much of a role model they are for their girls. How a woman feels about her body really affects how her daughter feels about hers. To prove it, Dove asked five mothers to jot down what they liked about their bodies and what they didn't. They asked their daughters the same question (separately). When the answers were compared, … Check it out ▸

Here’s What Happens When An Over-Anxious CEO Tries To ‘Help’ His Design Team

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Design-illiterate senior executives are the bane of creative teams everywhere. You can tell the accounts and servicing guys to p*ss off but how do you get the message across to the CEO? You want to be in their good books but their lack of design aesthetics coupled with an over-enthusiastic urge to show their creative skills is the stuff that nightmares are … Check it out ▸

“If Only You Checked Your Breasts As Often As You Check Facebook” – These Breast Cancer Ads Are Ingenious

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DDB Singapore has come up with a witty campaign for the Breast Cancer Foundation by leveraging social media in more ways than one. The three-ad series shows the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram logos tweaked to resemble the shape of a hand touching a breast. The tagline at the bottom reads: "If only you checked your breasts as often" with supporting body … Check it out ▸

How Clever Is This ‘Invisible’ Packaging From Scotch Magic Tape?

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Unlike conventional adhesive tape that stands out due to its glossiness, Scotch's Invisible Tape mends paper tears without looking too obvious. The task was to demonstrate this product USP and make the packaging and POS materials stand out amongst the competition. … Check it out ▸

This Design Studio Has Desks That Vanish After 6pm So Employees Can Relax Or Go Home

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Amsterdam-based design studio Heldergroen has a cool work culture and a cooler office to go with it. Designed by Bright Green and built by Zecc Architects, the workspace clears out after 6pm to make room for recreational activities so that employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. Steel cables attached to wooden desks lift them up into … Check it out ▸

Top 25 Funniest Tweets From The iPhone ‘BendGate’

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Two days back, a MacRumors forum member posted a photo of an iPhone 6 Plus slightly bent from the middle after he had kept in his front pocket during a car ride. A few tweets later, Mashable, TechCrunch and other big blogs caught on the story. When YouTube channel Unbox Therapy shared this video of a guy bending an iPhone with his hands, all hell broke loose … Check it out ▸

Always Show Up For A Meeting 5 Minutes Late, Here’s Why

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When it comes to the workplace, perception matters. You want to play your cards right and 'appear' busy. If you've been showing up for meetings on or before time, you're doing it all wrong. This brilliant graphic shows the correlation between the time you enter for a meeting and your co-workers' perception of you. The sweet spot is 5 minutes after the … Check it out ▸

Get Inspired By These 50 Incredibly Clever Logos With Hidden Meanings

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Looking for some logo design inspiration? Here are 50 ingenious examples that carry dual meanings in their design. These hidden symbols either explain the nature of the business or are a clever visual representation of its name. Superb work by talented artists and designers who must have been high on some 'good stuff' ;). Check them out. … Check it out ▸

How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

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Graphic designers, beer-lovers and package design aficionados will love these minimalist beer cans and bottles created by Spanish designer Txaber. The can/bottle colors match the Pantone hue of the brew inside. Pantone (for non-designers) is a color system used in specifying printing inks. Txaber has covered nine brews so far - pale lager, lager, pilsner, … Check it out ▸