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...]

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 … [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...]

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...]

French Artist Turns Common Household Items Into Funny Comical Characters

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Talk about having a wild imagination. Gilbert Legrand is a Toulouse-based sculptor/illustrator who, for the past 10 years, has been creating these quirky sculptures out of everyday household items like brushes, scissors, handsaws, kitchenware, etc. Most artists see beyond the obvious and extract creativity from where there is none. Gilbert has managed to … [Read more...]

50 Years Of James Bond Title Sequences Merged Into One Awesome Montage

50 Years Of James Bond Title Sequences Merged Into One Awesome Montage

From Dr. No to Skyfall, the title sequences of Bond movies are as much a part of film folklore as the series itself. Before the gadgets, the cars and the Bond girls step in, it's the opening credits that set the mood for a 007 film. This video montage celebrates 50 years of these epic title sequences – a must watch for all Bond fans, movie aficionados, film … [Read more...]

Cannes Lions - Here’s Who’s Going To Win This Year

Cannes Lions - Here's Who's Going To Win This Year

It just doesn't get bigger than Cannes if you're in the creative communications industry. Agencies across the globe slog it out all year in hope of bagging advertising's most coveted prize. DigitasLBi Paris has put together this list of probable winners for 2014. They've also tried to identify emerging trends and themes that might come out of this year's … [Read more...]

15 Inspirational Design Quotes From Creative Legends

15 Inspirational Design Quotes From Creative Legends

Stuck in a creative rut? Happens to the best of us. Unreasonable clients, work pressure, stiff deadlines, office politics accompanied by a dumb boss can really dry up those creative juices. But before you go about throwing darts on a picture of him, take a moment and draw some inspiration from these 15 epic quotes of creative wisdom from the likes of Albert … [Read more...]

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

33 Famous Movie Stills Broken Down Into 7-Color Palettes

Movies In Color is a fascinating project by LA-based designer Roxy Radulescu. She derives light, medium and dark color palettes from movie stills and merges them into a 21-color spectrum. The idea came to her while watching Skyfall (2012) when she was intrigued by the cinematography of the film. After creating a color palette for the movie she decided to … [Read more...]