The Meaning Of 35 Famous Brands Names (Infographic)

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Did you know that Durex is an abbreviation of Durable Reliable Excellence? Or that Nike is the ancient Greek goddess of victory? You hear these brand names almost everyday but have you ever wondered what they mean? This interesting infographic by 7Brands aims to answer the question and more. … [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...]

35 Brilliant Examples Of Creative Package Design

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In today's competitive business environment, product packaging is as crucial as the product itself. Apart from being visually appealing, your package design needs to be practical, (re)usable and make the consumer prefer your product over the competitor's. Brands like Apple, who get it right, pay a lot of attention to the minutest details and create an … [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...]

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...]

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...]

30 Ad Placement Blunders That’ll Make You Laugh All Day

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Companies pay millions of dollars a year to get the perfect ad placement(s) on TV, print, radio, outdoor, digital, etc. But sometimes, due to visual and contextual reasons, these placements turn into advertising disasters. While the visual blunders are more common, the contextual ones are funnier. Whatever the reason, these 30 epic fails will make you laugh … [Read more...]

Top 25 Funniest Logo Design Fails Ever

Top 25 Funniest Logo Design Fails Ever

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 … [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...]

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...]

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos You Have Ever Seen

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If anyone who owns a camera is a photographer, then everyone who owns a frying pan is a chef. The art of photography is not about pushing a button on an expensive SLR. It's about honing your craft and capturing that perfect moment which, as they say, is worth more than a thousand words. … [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...]