46 Famous Movie Scenes Before And After Special Effects

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Back in the day, filmmakers used matte paintings, miniature models and trick photography to achieve impossible looking cinematic effects. Today, Hollywood has nearly perfected the art and application of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in movies and TV shows. In fact, most film scenes that you think are filmed in spectacular locations are actually CGI composites shot in a … [Read more...]

20 Photos Of Your Favourite Superheroes In Funny, Naughty And Unusual Situations

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Superheroes are people too. When they’re not saving the world, they’re pretty much leading normal lives like the rest of us. That includes doing household chores, running errands, hanging out with friends, goofing around and trying to impress the women around them. Based on this crazy idea, Indonesian photographer Edy Hardjo offers a hilarious glimpse into the everyday lives of … [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 it out below if you … [Read more...]

Blast From The Past: Web Design Trends You’ll Never Forget

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Remember what websites looked like in the '90s? If you're thinking Comic Sans, Scrolling Marquees, Hit Counters, and Animated GIFs, you're on the right track. Thankfully a lot has changed since then, but there are some design elements that have lingered through the years, whether they've inspired new trends or trends that are hot on the comeback trail. Think the dancing baby … [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 about creating these … [Read more...]

Watch How This Photoshop Artist Makes A Japanese Celeb Lose 40 Kgs In 4 Minutes

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Here's proof that the Photoshop diet works better than any diet on the planet. YouTube channel realretouch has a crazy video that shows a photo of Japanese TV personality Matsuko Deluxe being retouched to a level that she looks at least 40 kgs (88 pounds) lighter. It's interesting to see how the artist uses various Photoshop tools and tricks to achieve this. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

17 Famous Ad Slogans That Work For Condom Brands As Well

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Here's an interesting observation - almost all famous advertising slogans can be used for a condom brand as well. To prove it, Los Angeles-based designer Max Wright came up with these hilarious condom wrappers that give Nike's "Just Do It" and KFC's "Finger lickin' good" a whole new meaning. Check them out below. … [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...]

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

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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 technology … [Read more...]

14 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations That Will Leave You Amazed

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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 speaker at events … [Read more...]

40 Honest Advertising Slogans That’ll Make You Laugh

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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. … [Read more...]

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

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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". … [Read more...]

19 Things That Clients And Bosses Should Stop Saying To Designers

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Dear clients, account managers, creative directors and whomsoever it may concern - take note of these 19 statements that break the rules of design etiquette and sends creative karma on a 6-ton lead ball headed straight for your rear end. It doesn't matter if you use these phrases unintentionally or wether you see little difference between designers and hamsters. We are a crazy … [Read more...]