Tag: humour

25
Nov

10 reasons why designers and clients will never understand each other

From the most seasoned Creative Director to a Graphic Design graduate all know that creatives and clients don’t always see eye-to-eye. Besides having contrasting roles, their perceptions on colours differences, typeface and image source also vary. While designers might value creative ideas, they’re worth nothing to a client if they don’t make money.Continue Reading..

11
Nov

Artist leaves humorous signs around the city

In parks, streets, and industrial zones across Sydney, Australia, you’re likely to encounter quite a few signs and placards. However, you should take a closer look at some of these signs. Michael Pederson‘s quirky street art is so subtle that it’s easy to walk past it without even knowing it’s there.Continue Reading..

31
Oct

Burger King becomes McDonald’s ghost for Halloween

Talk about being burned. A Burger King location in Queens, New York, has taken a jab at McDonald’s for Halloween. In the amusing prank, a BK restaurant was transformed into the ghost of its famous rival. The entire building was draped in white sheets, accompanied by a sign that read: “Booooooo! Just kidding, we still flame grill our burgers. Happy Halloween.”Continue Reading..

07
Oct

Life in an ad agency shown through stock photos

Stock photos get a lot of hate. And most of time, the annoyance makes sense. We’ve all seen our share of cliché images, and there are lots of weird, creepy ones that leave you wondering who would want to use them. Then you see them thrown in randomly in a blog post or website and we all die a little inside.Continue Reading..

09
Sep

Ad agency immortalizes funny quotes from a client

Have you had a client that said funny things or asked stupid questions over the course of a project? For example, there are things clients say when wanting cheaper work and their ridiculous demands. A project team at ad agency Strategy Creative in New Zealand has definitely heard some humorous things. While working on a year long project, they were able to collect a series of funny quotes from that client.Continue Reading..

25
Aug
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17
Aug

If ad agency life was represented by bbq items…

No industry in the world is as masochistic as much as the advertising industry. We criticize the work we create and condemn the environments in which we create it. And then we denounce the same award shows whose recognition we covet so much. Finally we disparage the clients who pay us and then end up revelling in this self-hatred.Continue Reading..

22
Jul

The realities of modern life in funny, honest illustrations

Life in the modern world isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Chances are that if we received brochures before being born that we’d say uh-uh, no thanks. These illustrations by Mexican artist Eduardo Salles poke fun at the realities of modern life. You might even recognize yourself or someone you know in a couple of them.Continue Reading..

30
Jun

Memes that highlight the real struggles of designers

Working as a designer isn’t as glorified as many of us like to make it out to be. Sure we sit behind our fancy computers with huge screens, designing pretty images; however working in design can also be one of the most stressful, involving and cutting edge jobs out there. That’s why art director Matt Warren has created a collection of memes that all designers should find familiar.Continue Reading..

22
Jun
10
Jun

The Handy Awards for advertising’s biggest wankers

If you’re in the advertising industry, you probably started out in school sifting through the awards books and dreaming of one day seeing your name on one of those pages. Well, now you might see your name on an award as advertising awards have reached peak honesty with The Handys. Continue Reading..

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