30 Hilarious Print Advertisements In today’s world of interactive web-based marketing, viral campaigns and high production television commercials, the print ad remains one very powerful and effective means for advertisers to reach their audience. The printed format, whether it is for magazines, newspapers or billboards, sets specific challenges for ad designers. An idea or message must be communicated simply and swiftly, it must be eye-catching enough to grab the viewer’s attention and convey the important information in an instant. When a print designer employs humour to carry this information, the result can be become a visual ‘one-liner’, a joke that speaks the message the ad intends. This post brings together 30 hilarious print ads that combine great imagery with cracking comedy.
Capitalism and Cows TRADITIONAL CAPITALISM -- You have two cows. You sell one and buy a bull. Your herd multiplies, and the economy grows. You sell them and retire on the income. The Worst Of The Best: First World Problems So you were lucky enough to be born into the confines of a developed country, enjoying a relatively easy life in comparison to thousands of years of human toil and misery. Maybe sometimes you even think about how truly lucky you are in comparison to how a majority of people live in the world currently. And yet… there are always those nagging little problems that manage to turn your little world upside down. And so we present, first world problems:
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5 Reasons George W. Bush Isn't As Stupid As You Think Think Dubya's a Gump? Think again-he may just be the smartest man on the planet. And you just might be able to learn something from the man who was smart enough to convince America he was functionally retarded. His "Down-Home" Country Roots Why He Appears Mentally Disabled How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You How to Tell Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You Drawn by Matthew Inman , Founder & Designer of Mingle 2 The font used on this website is a free font called Diavlo
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the launch that could have been The Galaxy Nexus is easily the most anticipated device of the year. The hype surrounding the launch of the next Nexus is unmatched by even the most drawn-out device launches, Bionic and US Galaxy S II included. But as the year continues on and more high-end Android devices make their way into carrier portfolios, you have to wonder what’s going on.