“Packed Music”: Artist Alessio Bichi Turns Album Covers Into Clever Brand Packaging

In his series ‘Packed Music’, Milan-based graphic designer Alessio Bichi creates a visual playlist of his all-time favorite bands. Going about the project by association, Bichi reworks iconic album covers into ordinary objects with the help of Photoshop, Illustrator and images pulled from Google. Continue reading »

Before-And-After Pics Illustrate How Products Turn Into Waste That Pollutes The Environment

At the beginning there are ads that display beautiful products, so people buy them. But there is also a dark side. Trash that is left behind it. Members of the eco-project Ekoista (based in Slovakia) decided to clean their forest from that trash and here is what they’ve found. Continue reading »

An Artist Imagines If Popular Sodas Were Cartoon Character

Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, we know our favorite sodas by their taste but what would they be like if they were a little more… human? Maybe we’d like to go grab a drink with them? Maybe they’d be so obnoxious, we couldn’t resist slapping them? Luckily, we don’t have to guess anymore. Korea-born Canadian artist who goes by nickname Sillvi has masterfully transformed some of the most popular sodas into characters, and they’re so distinct, they could very easily have their own shows. Continue reading »

Artist Esoj Luna Illustrated Iconic Brands As If They Were Humans

Thought I’d share this unique talent made by an Illustration artist Joseph Luna (Esoj Luna) from Cebu, Philippines. He took 20 iconic brands and personified them in his illustrations, turning them into unique and colorful characters. Continue reading »

How Ads From Today’s Famous Brands Would Look If They Were Created In The 1950’s

Advertising, as well as a lot of other fields, has had to adapt to the evolution of technology. And we can totally see a difference when we compare the old, vintage ads to the ones created nowadays. While both vintage and today’s ads still think about consumer desire, today they rather sell an idea than a product. Continue reading »

Artist Andrei Lacatusu Reduces Tech Giant Brands To Derelict Neon Signs

There’s something captivating about seeing Silicon Valley icons, and game changers of the western world’s adoption of social media, in the shape and form of derelict, Las Vegas-esque signs. Brands that normally rule our online worlds, and therefore sometimes our real worlds, are rarely presented as destitute and on their way out, painting a striking image of their mortality. Continue reading »

Famous Electronics Brands Rendered As An Alphabet Of Stylish Products

Taking inspiration from a wide variety of electronic brands, designer Vinicius Araújo designed this alphabet of Helvetica letterforms, each modeled after a brand’s namesake product. The letter “N” for Nintendo becomes a retro-styled NES gaming system while the “B” for Beats grabs the aesthetic of comfy headphones. Continue reading »

Illustrator Reimagines Famous Fast Food Brands As Manga-Style Characters

Ever wondered how fast food brands would look like if they were human? A Philippines-based illustrator who goes by alias Ozumii Wizard brings KFC, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Jolibee, and Burger King to life in her Japanese manga-style digital art. Continue reading »

“Honest Slogans”: What People Really Think Of Brands By Clif Dickens

Graphic designer Clif Dickens’ latest additions to his hilarious Honest Slogans Tumblr show what brands would say in their logos if they were actually being honest. Continue reading »

15 Brands Lost In Translation – Epic Branding Fails

While the world has become so much smaller with globalization, it is important not to underestimate the importance of language and cultural barriers that divides each country. For multinational brands expanding into new territories especially, they may find that an successful slogan or even brand name in their country does not mean the same thing in a foreign land.

To prove this point, Print Peppermint has compiled an infographic of the worst examples of brands that got lost in translation, and you would be surprised at how even the biggest brands can get it wrong. Continue reading »

An Artist Combines Famous Brands Logotypes With Classical Painting

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration + The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh

According to Eisen Bernardo (previously): “I mixed popular logos with classical paintings. Each of the juxtapositions has images depicting the same object but done in different styles. They are parallel images but not communicating the same message. An examination of art and capitalism; of expression and function; of personal and corporate. Logo+Art is an offshoot of my Mag+Art Project.” Continue reading »

An Artist Turned Biggest Retail Brands’ Bags Into A Chairs

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Just in time for Black Friday, contemporary artist Simon Freund has created an artwork criticising today’s consumer culture and our common desire to buy stuff we don’t really need. The piece is made up of six chairs, each of which is made from a different brand’s shopping bags. Aldi, COS, Supreme, Primark, Acne Studios, and Wood Wood bags all feature in the piece, which is not for sale. Continue reading »

What Famous Brands Would Look Like If They Were Insects

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If you’ve ever wondered what it would look like if mother nature’s creatures took on the look of certain well-known brands in all their corporate glory, wonder no more. Malaysia-based design agency, Kickatomic, has come up with a series of graphical insects that take on characteristics of some of the world’s most prominent brands such as McDonald’s, IKEA, MTV and Starbucks, just to name a few. Continue reading »

When “Game Of Thrones” Meets Brands

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Funny mashups between the characters of “Game Of Thrones” and famous brands. Created by the ScrollDroll community.
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Beer-Tualising: Famous Brands Turned Into Beers

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Printsome agency adapted famous non-brewed brands into beer brands while maintaining their core and beer-shaping their slogans. Check them out! Continue reading »