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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]