Illustrator Adam Ellis can be your best friend or your worst enemy. When he's bored, he browses through his friends' Facebook photos, chooses his favorites and then proceeds to draw them. "Sometimes I take... liberties. Let's just call it artistic license," says Ellis. He calls this funny series: "Never Be My Friend."…
One Plain, One Fancy is one of those fun, user-submitted projects that gets your creative juices flowing! With submissions welcome from everyone, the simple idea is to interpret the phrase ‘One Plain, One Fancy' in your own, unique way. It's the brainchild of Phil Cook and Tom Actman, the duo behind the design agency Mat Dolphin.
"We always liked the idea of having a submission series… Continue
I have a lot of friends. Yes, I have those who I only keep in touch with through Facebook, those high school friends who you haven't talked to in over a decade but yet you seem to know that they have three kids and have aged terribly. I also have those ex-coworker friends who you seem to only see once in a blue moon at a random bar in Hermosa. Then, I have those super close… Continue
Today, I bring you some of the wittiest and cleverest graphic designers and illustrators around. What these designers and illustrators do so well is not just communicate a message, they make us laugh out loud with their hilarious take on life. Engaging, fun and imaginative, they take illustrations to a whole new level. From witty pop-culture references to the amazing use… Continue
If it weren't for the invention of Twitter and Facebook this blog post would make about as much sense as Megan Fox wearing a nun outfit for the rest of her life. In these modern times, we've seen the rise of two huge social networking sites. (Notice I didn't mention MySpace. RIP, brother.) Here, I've compiled some of the best comic strips and videos that show us just… Continue
Jet If you ever wanted to put a smile on someone's face every time they drove past your house, get one of these garage door covers from style-your-garage.com. The weather-resistant photo tarpaulins are for outdoor use and include a velcro strip for securing the image to your garage door. We love how you can get…
Sometimes I wish I still worked in a typical office so I could put up signs like these on my door. Richard Tipping created Art Poem Road Signs, a funny take on classic road signs. Tipping described an art poem as "a hybrid, made between word and image, between text and context, between verbal graphics and signs, a mix of poetry and art."… Continue
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Does art belong in the workplace? Some people think so. Sisyphus Office is an exhibition organized by San Francisco based artist, curator, and co-founder of The Thing Quarterly, Jonn Herschend. The artists wanted to highlight art as an integral and necessary distraction in our everyday life. The art explores the notions of existentialism, capitalism, artistic romanticism…
What better way to get in some morning laughs than with this mustache cup? Just pour your OJ in this glass and then get ready for some chuckles. We love how the stencils are handmade and created from original artwork by a husband and wife team. The etched designs are permanent and the glasses are sturdy and dishwasher-safe.…
Looks like someone is taking cheap shots at Starbucks. Well, I like it! When gourmet store Brooklyn Fare decided they needed a branding strategy, they asked Mucca Design to come up everything from their packaging design, custom typeface, and copywriting to their interior signage and t-shirts. Only four colors were used through it all.… Continue
It's a sign of the modern times when an average guy like Mike Song can dance to Wii music and create fans around the world. This video was uploaded a little over a week ago and right now has over 500K hits. It's geeky great!
Here are some comments from YouTube:
ElectricThistle: Why haven't Asian people just taken over the world yet?
PoppinTeej11792: holy fuck 400k views and 3k 5 star ratings in only 6 days!?!? mike song is a beast!
7mJoe: That kid… Continue
If we were to walk through life with only one eye open, what would we see? Lucky for us the person who draws Darcel has the answer. Whether he's checking out the latest Koons sculpture or getting completely wasted in Vegas, Darcel shows us that our life experiences are more similar than we think.