Creative Pick Up Lines To Use On Designers And Filmmakers

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Conventional pick up lines are for conventional people. We creative types are different. To celebrate Valentine's Day this year, Mumbai-based digital production company Supari Studios came up with "Filmmaker's Pick Up Lines" - a series of five illustrations featuring clever one-liners that can be used on/by directors, cinematographers, graphic designers, … [Read more...]

21 Funny Illustrations That Show What Annoying Clients Say In Bed

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Ever wondered how your typical clients would be in atypical situations? Mumbai-based marketing agency Chimp&z Inc has come up with #ClientsInBed - a series of humorous illustrations that imagine what hard-to-please clients would say when they're "doing it". What kind of feedback would they give before, during and after their performance. Check it out … [Read more...]

How A Web Design Goes Straight To Hell

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Old but gold. A few years back, renowned cartoonist Matthew Inman (a.k.a. founder of The Oatmeal) came up with this epic comic strip that shows how idiotic clients drive web designers nuts with horrible feedback that makes their website look like crap. The sequence of events is hilariously depicted with footnotes from the author's actual experiences. Check … [Read more...]

27 Funny Posters And Charts That Graphic Designers Will Relate To

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We at DS come across a lot of memes, comics and artworks that offer a hilarious look into the life and mind of a graphic designer. So we thought, why not collate a few good ones into one cool post? Who knows, it might even drive some sense into an unreasonable client and make him/her change his/her attitude? Wishful thinking, we guess. Enough talk, check … [Read more...]

10 Famous Logo Redesigns Of 2014 And What They Teach Us

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Rebranding is a tricky process that can make or break a business. Done right, it can transform and breathe life back into a struggling company. Done wrong, it can ruin the perception of even the most well-established brands. One of the most challenging aspects of rebranding is logo redesign, because of its strong implications on the company's brand image. … [Read more...]

If Santa Was An Agency And People Were His Clients, This Is What Would Happen

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What if Santa was an agency? What kind of feedback would he get after distributing presents? What kind of demands would people (his clients) make? Watercrab, a Bangalore-based integrated advertising agency, has come up with 6 clever illustrations that depict this hilarious scenario. Needless to say, these can also be titled "What if Santa was a designer or a … [Read more...]

21 Hilarious Comic Strips That Sum Up The World Of Advertising

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Life in an advertising agency can get hilariously frustrating, specially for creatives. One such anonymous creative chose to depict the funny scenarios he faced everyday by creating short comic-strips and sharing them on his Tumblr blog titled The Awesome World of Advertising. Here are the best ones. … [Read more...]

19 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations By Digital Artist Martin De Pasquale

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Buenos Aires-based art director and digital artist Martin De Pasquale uses Photoshop to create crazy photo manipulations that show impossible realities with himself as the subject. Some of them are visual metaphors while the others are just wild or funny. Check out 19 of De Pasquale's best works followed by a behind-the-scenes video that shows how he goes … [Read more...]

32 Creative And Unique Business Cards That Stand Out

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Looking for an innovative business card for yourself? Check out these 32 ingenious examples that are sure to leave a lasting impression. It's interesting to see not just creative businesses like agencies, design firms and photographers using unconventional cards but also lawyers, doctors, finance professionals, etc. If cost is a concern, you can also create … [Read more...]

27 Inspiring Quotes Beautifully Illustrated With Minimalistic Posters

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Get inspired by these famous words of wisdom that have been wonderfully illustrated by Toronto-based artist Ryan McArthur. Using monochromatic design, Ryan manages to create a beautiful visual representation of the quote which is elegantly minimal, yet impactful. The typography is spot on and so are the shades of grey (and in some cases blue). Check out the … [Read more...]

36 Brilliant Paintings That Describe Everything Wrong With The World Today

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Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates satirical paintings filled with thought-provoking messages about the world today. From politics and war to society and social media, Pawel's work covers a wide range of issues. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential contemporary artists in his genre and has received more than 100 awards and … [Read more...]

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. … [Read more...]

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, … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]