Planning on creating some Halloween treats? With the spooky holiday only a few weeks away, it's never too early to start planning. For a little inspiration, check out these spooky cakes by 43-year-old food and prop stylist/crafter Paul Lowe. I particularly love that red candy heart he's laid over the skeleton and the little hands reaching out of the… Continue
Cute, clever and making a political/environmental statement? Yes, it's Polar Ice designed by Atsuhiro Hayashi. Two silicon cups make unique ice cubes that show either a polar bear or two penguins standing on a glacier. How sad is it that they'll eventually melt away? Monos is selling them (set of 2) for 1,575 yen (or about $20 US).
If you're a little orange multivitamin that claims it can help people perform better throughout their day, what better way to relay that message than with some clever advertising? Berocca presents three high pressure situations including a soccer penalty kick and an intense interrogation and then shows, in metaphors, ways we can outsmart our opponent. For instance, hypnotize the snake… Continue
Etsy merchant Justonescarf from Feeding Hills, Massachusetts has made some pretty awesome social media propaganda posters that will make you think twice about which sites you spend the most time on. Are you always going back and forth between Facebook and Twitter? Have you started to use Google +? Who will win out in the social media war? It seems like it's still anyone's… Continue
After Viktor Hertz's Pictogram Movie Posters flew around the web, the hardworking illustrator made Honest Logos, a hilarious series that made us laugh because it struck a little too close to home. (Yes, we all… Continue
Using funny imagery with some funky font, ad agency Y&R, São Paulo, Brazil worked with Santa Casa Hospital to make these clever ads about donating blood. The tagline? Don't waste your blood. Donate. Awesome.
Advertising Agency: Y&R, São Paulo, Brazil
Creative Directors: Mariangela Silvani, Jorge… Continue
MINI is getting in the holiday spirit with this guerrilla marketing campaign! Two new installations just went up - one in Herald Square, outside of Macy’s in New York City, and one at the 3rd Street Promenade in Los Angeles. The massive snow globes feature the newest member of the MINI family, the 4-door Countryman. What a clever way to show off the all-wheel drive car!…
During Zurifest, Switzerland's largest public festival, McDonalds cleverly turned yellow pedestrian crossing lines into french fries! The festival is the only time of the year when official street markings, like pedestrian crossings, can be changed up.
Just what happens to Nemo, Dory and friends after the ocean they live in gets destroyed by the BP oil spill? In a clever yet tragic series of posters, Chibboto shows us how our underwater friends have to deal with this catastrophic mess.…
The basic challenge of creating a clever logo design in black and white color scheme is to convey the company message in a thoughtful way. Here is a compilation of 25 thoughtful “black and white” logo designs for your inspiration
Designer Jamie Wieck gives chocolate-giving an update with this clever idea: printable chocolates. The individual chocolate “pegs” can be arranged in a box to form a word or short message that is printed on the top inside of the box (thanks to chocolates with a low melting point which allows the chocolate to melt even in room temperature). Unfortunately, it’s only concept, but hopefully something like this gets mass production.…
While the internet is abuzz today over the Iron Man "Arm Blaster" Macbook decal (above), let's not forget about the other amazingly creative sticker art out there. Whether it's simple and clever or just plain cool, these decals take our boring old notebook computers and turn them… Continue
Though we feature a lot of artists here on theMET, there are only a few who we believe are unbelievably clever and witty. From Terry Border, who makes everyday objects come alive, to Vincent Bousserez, who photographs the secret lives of little people, these artists create worlds we never knew existed. Through thought-provoking scenes and pop-culture references, these… Continue
Next time you're near a tree, pick up a dead leaf and try to create something as clever as this. Christoph Niemann is an artist who's mostly known for his cover illustrations for The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly and The New York Times Magazine. In this set, titled Bio-Diveristy, he make autumn leaves take shape into funny forms.… Continue
What's better than illustrations with witty humor? Nothing, I say! Illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson has a new site filled with excellent work from Monocle, The Economist, and The New York Times. Check it out. My favorite? This unfinished alphabet set. Now if only I could get all of them framed and up on my wall...…