McDonald’s launched the Happy Meal across the US in 1979, and it will forever feel very ‘80s. (Especially if you grew up in the 1980s.) Like so many ‘80s icons, the Happy Meal’s combination of tasty concept and slick packaging make it a design classic. The Toy Zone, a toy retailer, worked with CGI artist Jan Koudela to cook up imaginary Happy Meal toys and boxes in the style of our favorite and most iconic ‘80s screen heroes.
“Sometimes serving your country and quietly believing yourself to be “the best of the best” is not enough. Sometimes you want a trophy that says TOP GUN on it, too. When you’re casting that kind of arrogance, only one man will do: The Cruiser!” Continue reading »
UK-based Bubble Bros aims to make those special moments even more special. Introducing the Prosecco Van. Continue reading »
Life is pain and everything is awful. That’s why you need this book of SMALL WAYS TO FEEL HAPPY. Continue reading »
Max Siedentopf is a talented photographer, filmmaker and visual artist, who was born and grew up in the savannah of Namibia to German parents. He has then lived in Berlin, Los Angeles and currently based in Amsterdam. For his latest “Horribly Happy Holidays” series, Max captured stunning sarcastic photography, using sculpted watermelons. Continue reading »
June J Rivas’s boss made a huge mistake by always criticizing her for dressing “unprofessionally” for work. Now she pays for her mistakes. This is the ‘unprofessional’ outfit that June’s boss had a problem with.
So June filed a harassment complaint. Later, her boss responded with new rules banning all “cultural head wraps”. Continue reading »
We all like to imagine our childhood as an idyllic time full of love, gentle guidance, and hair braiding. That’s not the reality for everyone, unfortunately, but if you’re lucky enough to have parents who spend time with you, some of the illustrations by artist Snezhana Soosh will tug your heartstrings. The watercolors cover the gamut of sickeningly sweet daddy/daughter relationships without ever getting too treacly. Continue reading »
When Taiwanese design firm Thinking Design were tasked with designing a home for their client with a cat, they decided to include a ‘catwalk’ for the family feline. By combining the bookshelf with the catwalk, they were able to make the catwalk appear seamless in its design, and include some storage for the homeowners at the same time. Continue reading »
All Little Things has been working on the series of illustration to share the little moments of love, which are the binding agents in a long-lasting relationship. The true love is simple yet intimate that you would give a smile for it. The illustrations remind couples that love is filled up every time, everywhere around them. Continue reading »
It’s all about career and success these days. No matter what we achieve, it’s never enough, we always strive for more. It’s all good as long as we don’t forget ourselves and our loved ones. Sadly, that’s rarely the case. Continue reading »
A smartphone usually is laying on your desk without any additional purpose. Once I decided that it can be turned into a classic pixel icon — the «happy computer». The only thing you need is a special stand that looks like a small computer case. It took me few days to design a blueprint and now it is ready and I want to share it with everyone. Continue reading »
Kölner Zoo advertising posters. Created by Preuss und Preuss, Berlin, Germany. Continue reading »