Canadian Artist Turns Popular Brands Into Stylish Anime Characters

Canadian artist Sillvi (previously) of Sillvi studios has built quite the artistic reputation for turning popular brands–whether they be fast food, social media, or soda–into impressive anime character illustrations. Continue reading »

These Houses Are Designed In The Shape Of Famous Logos

Architects never seize to surprise us with their intricate and innovative designs. Some showcase their ingenuity by creating unique functionalities in the houses they design, others demonstrate never-seen-before exteriors. Recently, architect Karina Wiciak of Wamhouse studio demonstrated unusual house designs after finding inspiration in an unexpected place — logos of famous brands. Logos, usually being simplistic yet novel, turned out to be the perfect reference to outstanding architecture. Continue reading »

Artist Redesigned Famous Logos, Printed Them Out And Repackaged Them In A Way That Will Mess With Your Head … In A Good Way

Egyptian Ahmed Morshedi is an art director by profession and creates some very interesting art as well. Continue reading »

Famous Brands Get A Logo Makeover By A Canadian Artist To Better Reflect Their Brand Philosophy

Some might have you believe that creating a logo for a company is a fairly straightforward task, while in fact it is not. Continue reading »

When Baroque Has Modern Accents In Amazing Paintings By Kathy Ager

Based between Vancouver, Lisbon, and Amsterdam, the artist Kathy Ager proposed an original and aesthetically pleasing work. Through oil on canvas, she is doing representations of still-lifes, with a Baroque inspiration, along with modern elements. Such as logos of famous brands, pop culture references for example. For her, her art is: “both deeply personal and universal, they are cryptic messages directed towards the audience.” Continue reading »

“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 »