The principle “don’t judge a book by its cover” is not widely used here – on the contrary, you have to LOOK good and stand out from the others to get the job. And looking good doesn’t only mean putting on a new shirt or a skirt, but most importantly – having a solid resume and a cover letter. Looks like these job-seekers didn’t have problems getting noticed by the employer. Browse here for inspiration and get creative the next time you’re on the job market.
We are frequently taught not to judge a book by its cover, but in sales beauty is often skin deep. Originally packaging was meant to contain, protect and transport goods, but later the producers started to grasp the power of its visual appeal as well. Today, looks matter more than ever before and often push us into rushed decisions. So think twice before buying and read the labels carefully. Here are 20 more examples of dangerously great packaging ideas.
Ever thought that clever quotes from books could be used for any other purpose than trying to impress snobs and the parents of your significant other? Well, a New York-based graphic designer Evan Robertson sure did, and ended up turning his favorite book lines into beautiful graphic posters.
Remember Negative Space Art by Noma Bar and Tang Yau Hoong? The same negative space techniques can be easily applied in logo design. Hidden message within your logo will not only “grab” viewer’s attention, but at the same time it’ll tell a lot about the company. Take a look at these 30 clever examples of negative space logos to see what we mean!
If you happen to be building a house, and it’s going to be higher than one floor, you’ll probably need a staircase. What do you imagine when you hear the word “staircase”? Let me guess.. You see this very basic staircase shape that a 5 year old would draw, right? But why not go beyond that?
Continuing our previous collections of creative business cards we handpicked another wonderful list of 20 cool business card designs. As we talked before, even the best business card design cannot guarantee your business success, however it is one of those very first things that make a very long lasting impression. So, you shouldn’t miss an opportunity to show your best qualities, and communicate your company’s values and character.
If you are a graphic designer looking for some logo ideas and inspiration, then it’s your lucky day because we handpicked another list of Clever Logos With Hidden Symbolism. And if this is not enough, there’s 100+ more creative logos in our previous posts: see part I, part II and part III.
Word as Image invites you to see letters beyond their utilitarian dullness. It’s about discovering the magic behind the unique shapes and infinite possibilities of letters and words. This book showcases nearly 100 of Ji Lee’s head-scratching word images, along with tips to help you create your own.
This beautiful “Bubble Tank” that’s about to fall off the table was created by Sheffield-based design studio Psalt Design. Just looking at this fish tank makes me uncomfortable, however it “is resting on its counter-balanced weight” so there’s probably nothing to worry about. Made from premium glass, handblown and slumped by a master glassblower each tank has it’s own unique form and individual characteristics.
Apple recently announced the passing of their beloved co-founder and chairman of the board, Steven P. Jobs (1955 – 2011), sparking an unstoppable flow of tributes coming from all corners of the world. This touching logo tribute, simply named “Thanks, Steve.” was created by Jonathan Mak Long, a 19-year-old designer living in Hong Kong. Jobs’ face appears to be taken from the cover of ‘Inside Steve’s Brain’, a book about Steve Jobs written by Leander Kahney.
If you are a logo designer looking for some typography and logo inspiration, then it’s your lucky day because we’ve made another list of Creative Logos With Hidden Symbolism. And if this is not enough, there’s 70 more incredibly creative logos in our previous logo collections: part I and part II. However, if you are a mere mortal, you can still view these cool logos and try to find the hidden symbols.
If you like history, black humor and minimalism in design, then you must check out these pictogram history posters by H-57. “The short stories made with pictograms were born from the idea of creating something funny and ironic, linked with the world of infographics,” says a representative from H-57. Some may be cruel, but it definitely makes history lessons much easier!