There’s nothing quite like a good design that sticks with people. Just think of it… Imagine Apple without its half-bitten apple, or McDonalds with no golden arches, or the never-changing look of Leica camera, which shows that when you keep being different from everything, changing makes no sense.

These are some of the best design examples of our times, but that doesn’t mean it stops here. There’s a whole Reddit community dedicated entirely to design goodness of all kinds, whether it’s graphic design, advertising, architecture, furniture, or product design.

From a really cool design made for the Tokyo Olympics to animal pics made from as many pixels as that of the endangered species' population, these are some of the most creative ideas that prove just what an art a good design can be. Scroll down, upvote your favorites, and let us know which ones you like the best in the comment section!

#1

This Condom Ad

This Condom Ad

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

This should be higher.

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#2

“Safety Glasses” That I Made For My Wife’s Optometry Office

“Safety Glasses” That I Made For My Wife’s Optometry Office

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Kinga Złotkowska
Community Member
2 months ago

Every thing can be designed well or hopelessly. This is what a great design should look like.

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#3

A Bench In The Library Of Alexandria

A Bench In The Library Of Alexandria

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Great!

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In order to find out the secret to timeless, captivating, and game-changing design, Bored Panda reached out to Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer who specializes in creating visual identities and brand logos. We previously wrote on two of Emanuele’s projects, where he recreated blank logos in a sleeker way and revealed the fonts behind the world’s most iconic brand logos.

Emanuele told us that the key aspect in timeless design is simplicity. “A simple logo is easily memorable, it enters people's minds and sticks to them.” However, it may be easier said than done. “Obviously, creating something simple is not easy at all, because it must be simultaneously engaging, non-trivial, and suitable for the context it has to represent,” the designer explained.

In order to do so, one has to study good concepts. “Think of the Nike logo. It’s such an extremely simple sign that virtually anyone could reproduce it. At the same time, it conveys the concept of dynamism and speed.”

#4

Each Picture Is Made Of As Many Pixels As That Of The Endangered Species Population- Designed By Yoshiyuki Mikami

Each Picture Is Made Of As Many Pixels As That Of The Endangered Species Population- Designed By Yoshiyuki Mikami

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JiminKimLip7
Community Member
2 months ago

This should be first!

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#5

Found In Twitter

Found In Twitter

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

It is! No matter if the victim is woman or a MAN.

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#6

Highlight The Remarkable

Highlight The Remarkable

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

Remarkable indeed.😊

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In order for a project to go viral, it has to have features that will make people share it. There are some techniques to follow.

“First, the sense of humor is key. Secondly, any project that aims to become viral should have something that’s well-known to people. And thirdly, it should feature a collection of images.” In other words, a low-volume project with a single image which has nothing recognizable or universal in it for people to relate to is unlikely to go viral.

However, Emanuele believes that every designer has their own method of coming up with unique designs, and it’s up to the creator to decide which way works the best for them. “The beautiful thing about this creative field is that everyone always has something to learn from other creators.”

#7

Very Direct Ads From The City Of Toronto Against Littering

Very Direct Ads From The City Of Toronto Against Littering

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Gerrit
Community Member
2 months ago

Totally ingenious! But I think it will sadly only reach those people who throw their garbage in the trash anyway.

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#8

This Ad

This Ad

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BusLady
Community Member
2 months ago

This guy needs a job. No Sundays. download-5...89233.jpeg download-5f69b7f389233.jpeg

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#9

Really Great Minimalist Billboard Ad

Really Great Minimalist Billboard Ad

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Rozanne Blignaut
Community Member
2 months ago

As a South African! this add is very frustrating.... BUT I do have to admit that it is a really good one!

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#10

I Really Like The Privacy

I Really Like The Privacy

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

awesome idea. Perfect for siblings

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#11

All The Hooks And Shelves You Need!

All The Hooks And Shelves You Need!

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

Wher can I buy this masterpiece?

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#12

A Satisfying Use Of Space

A Satisfying Use Of Space

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DforDorothy
Community Member
2 months ago

Cute and genius.

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#13

Poster For Better Shark Culling Laws

Poster For Better Shark Culling Laws

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Jude Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

We humans have a lot to answer for. Nothing is safe from us.

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#14

Saw This On Facebook, By Invisible York

Saw This On Facebook, By Invisible York

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

wow.

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#15

A Clever Way To Show What Ancient Ruins Looked Like

A Clever Way To Show What Ancient Ruins Looked Like

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Nicola Roberts
Community Member
2 months ago

Smart.

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#16

Elevator Kick Buttons

Elevator Kick Buttons

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Ben
Community Member
2 months ago

This should be everywhere.

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#17

If You Put All The Mexican Coins Together They Turn Into The Aztec Calendar

If You Put All The Mexican Coins Together They Turn Into The Aztec Calendar

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful coins...

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#18

Ignoring The Politics, This Anti-Gun Pro-Adoption Poster Design

Ignoring The Politics, This Anti-Gun Pro-Adoption Poster Design

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Lousha
Community Member
2 months ago

Also rather hard to turn your own dog against you.

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#19

The New National Geographic Cover

The New National Geographic Cover

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Joonscrab
Community Member
2 months ago

This came wrapped in plastic so there's a bit of an irony in this.

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#20

This Shop Has A Option To Shop Alone Or With Assistance

This Shop Has A Option To Shop Alone Or With Assistance

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Wish more shops had something like this, especially when some places the person doesn’t take no thank you as an answer and follow you around.

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#21

Floor Tiles At The Us Postal Museum

Floor Tiles At The Us Postal Museum

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Cool

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#22

Vietnam’s Daring Golden Bridge

Vietnam’s Daring Golden Bridge

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful.

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#23

The Spines Of These History Books

The Spines Of These History Books

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 months ago

Decline and fall of the Roman Empire....perfect!

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#24

These Measuring Cups Are Designed To Visually Represent Fractions For Intuitive Use

These Measuring Cups Are Designed To Visually Represent Fractions For Intuitive Use

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

Genius

Radek Suski
Community Member
2 months ago

You could of course also stop using insane measurement units

NMN
Community Member
2 months ago

tell that to people that make recipes, sometimes you can't find the recipe you want in grams, just cups/spoons

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Joonscrab
Community Member
2 months ago

It can also help visually impaired people to figure out what's what easily!!

Daniel Lewis
Community Member
2 months ago

You can use all of them if the recipe calls for 25/12 of an ingrediant.

Yolande Labbé
Community Member
2 months ago

I like these Wonder were they sell?

Mary Dixon
Community Member
2 months ago

https://bit.ly/2FRY4J6

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Darwinist
Community Member
2 months ago

No more searching for the number on your measuring cup.

bpanther
Community Member
2 months ago

I WANT THESE NOW !!

ruthenium the ruther
Community Member
2 months ago

i love staring at it. so pleasing.

Guy MacGregor
Community Member
2 months ago

Or you just can use the international system, like 99.9% of the world

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Try the measuring cups and spoons before knocking it, makes baking so much easier. Much rather that than having to weigh everything. Most of our recipes in Australia have things measured in cups and spoons.

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Cameron Metcalf
Community Member
2 months ago

see, i'm slow. so this is good for me

Kris “ADHD_Carrier” Dudoich
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow! How great for those of us who are visual learners!

mca
Community Member
2 months ago

If you're baking which is quite precise, weighing your ingredients is needed. I just convert to metric on most things. There's an app

Pamela24
Community Member
2 months ago

I wanna hear about the app! Can you recommend, please? I usually now search for every recipe and add "in grams" to the end but some are from my favourite chefs, for example, and are in the ridiculous cups and I need to convert them.

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Rainbow Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

Very special! 🌟

Theory Buchannon
Community Member
2 months ago

so cute omg >w< sorry its too cute

Shelp
Community Member
2 months ago

Why not just measuring in grams though?

Daniel Lewis
Community Member
2 months ago

Because you would need to clean the cocaine off your drug scale first.

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Tabitha L
Community Member
2 months ago

This is a wonderful idea. Makes so much sense. Especially for kids learning fractions.

Vicky Zar
Community Member
2 months ago

Love it. Want it.

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
3 weeks ago

I'd use them, but they wouldn't work for everyone!

Ann Abdelzaher
Community Member
4 weeks ago

I want! those are awesome!

jevais
Community Member
1 month ago

I would like to buy a set. Where are they sold?

Argie Smith
Community Member
1 month ago

And they still nest within each other - brilliant!

Dawn K
Community Member
1 month ago

clever

Diana Murtaugh
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes!

Franciszka Pinkava
Community Member
2 months ago

I actually want to buy them!

Sue Clifford
Community Member
2 months ago

They would be a great teaching tool.

Mary Dixon
Community Member
2 months ago

I want these cups today!! Where are they?

Mary Dixon
Community Member
2 months ago

https://bit.ly/2FRY4J6

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Teresa Groth
Community Member
2 months ago

Cute and smart, would be a great way for children to learn measures!

Tony Debski
Community Member
2 months ago

Excellent concept stackable too?

JuliaV
Community Member
2 months ago

More genius. Every early math classroom should have a set.

Christine Packard Didier
Community Member
2 months ago

These would be great for young children to fractions, it makes more sense than grsduated stacking cups.

Doris Culverhouse
Community Member
2 months ago

The third is all wrong. I know they did it to be stackable.

Mumof1
Community Member
2 months ago

How clever is that! I need one.

Brenda Johnson
Community Member
2 months ago

Great idea

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
2 months ago

I like them.

Martha Higgins
Community Member
2 months ago

Are these available for purchase and where, please?

Daniel Callaway
Community Member
2 months ago

Brilliant!!!

Stannous Flouride
Community Member
2 months ago

They also nestle into each other.

kkathleen517
Community Member
2 months ago

I like this alot. My measuring cups and spoons are getting old and it's getting really hard to read the numbers

Martha Higgins
Community Member
2 months ago

Paint the numbers on the bottom with nail polish. It works and doesn't come off easily.

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Elizabeth Williams
Community Member
2 months ago

💖

Jane W.
Community Member
2 months ago

I need these. The 1/2, 1/3 or whatever washes off way too fast.

bastillee
Community Member
2 months ago

Love them!

Nancy Lynch
Community Member
2 months ago

I want a set of these!

Terri Wise
Community Member
2 months ago

Would love a set for my daughter

Googleman1234
Community Member
2 months ago

I want some of these

Tugg Ster
Community Member
2 months ago

How amazingly perfect

NWB
Community Member
2 months ago

Love these!! would be great for kids!!!

Edie Hart
Community Member
2 months ago

Where can I find these?

matthew owen
Community Member
2 months ago

Just use metric measurements and scales ffs!

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Many recipes in Australia use cup and spoon measurements, heaps easier than having to weigh everything.

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#25

This "Seatbelts Save Lives" Campaign

This "Seatbelts Save Lives" Campaign

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Genius!

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#26

I Thought This Volkswagen Ad Belongs To Here

I Thought This Volkswagen Ad Belongs To Here

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Kinga Złotkowska
Community Member
2 months ago

...and then one of the son's wheels falls off :/

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#27

Studio Ghibli Designed This Dvd Case So It Looks Like The Characters Are Checking Their Reflection In The Water

Studio Ghibli Designed This Dvd Case So It Looks Like The Characters Are Checking Their Reflection In The Water

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ImaDerp
Community Member
2 months ago

My neighbour Totoro is one of my favourite movies

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#28

Time Magazine Covers From 2017, Early 2018, And This Week

Time Magazine Covers From 2017, Early 2018, And This Week

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ImaDerp
Community Member
2 months ago

Summing up 2020...

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#29

Surfrider Foundation Sushi Ad

Surfrider Foundation Sushi Ad

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Daria Z
Community Member
2 months ago

This is powerful!

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#30

Eraser That Turns Into A Tiny Mount Fuji After Some Time Of Use

Eraser That Turns Into A Tiny Mount Fuji After Some Time Of Use

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Karen Fernley
Community Member
2 months ago

I want one!

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#31

Space Exploration Monument In Moscow. 100m Tall

Space Exploration Monument In Moscow. 100m Tall

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Kenny Kulbiski
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm just trying to figure out how it stays up, especially if there's any wind. It's pretty cool though.

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#32

I Found This Bird Table Quite Charming

I Found This Bird Table Quite Charming

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Flisey
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like a Kiwi

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#33

A Campaign Ad For Universal Design In Hong Kong

A Campaign Ad For Universal Design In Hong Kong

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BusLady
Community Member
2 months ago

One giant leap...

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#34

This Durex Add

This Durex Add

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Noel Bovae
Community Member
2 months ago

This needs to be plastered all around high schools! Kids don't think about that enough... Sometimes at all!

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#35

This Alzheimers Awareness Ad

This Alzheimers Awareness Ad

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

Heart-wrenching to just see this.

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#36

This Japanese Restaurant Logo Is Simultaneously A Japanese Crane And A Hand Holding Chopsticks

This Japanese Restaurant Logo Is Simultaneously A Japanese Crane And A Hand Holding Chopsticks

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
2 months ago

so cool!

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#37

Literally The Logo Of The Year

Literally The Logo Of The Year

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

This can be easily transformed into the logo of 2021, which I strongly hope will not happen

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#38

Daring Add By A Company That Sells Hats

Daring Add By A Company That Sells Hats

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Captain Obvious here: Buy the hat and be Charlie Chaplin, instead of fuhrer

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#39

Milk Box Design Of Vera Zvereva

Milk Box Design Of Vera Zvereva

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

This is cute, even though most of cats are lactose intolerant

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#40

Perfect

Perfect

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ImaDerp
Community Member
2 months ago

BWHAAHA

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#41

Ad For An Eyewear Company

Ad For An Eyewear Company

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Mojones
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Nice van Goggles. Only need two ears to be held in place

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#42

Tp Holder

Tp Holder

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Neil Bradley
Community Member
2 months ago

I bought one of these they're great. I customised mine with a pair of googly eyes and if you put an extra roll on top you can pretend it's a camel.

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#43

New Iceland Sports Team Logo Depicts The Four Mythological Protectors Of The Country. Landvættir

New Iceland Sports Team Logo Depicts The Four Mythological Protectors Of The Country. Landvættir

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Be afraid, be very afraid!

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#44

Ben&jerry's Call For Participation In Youth Climate Change March

Ben&jerry's Call For Participation In Youth Climate Change March

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
2 months ago

So smart!

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#45

This TV Poster

This TV Poster

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Powerful

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#46

This Frosted Mirror Display For A Squeegee At IKEA

This Frosted Mirror Display For A Squeegee At IKEA

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postboredom
Community Member
2 months ago

Dang. That's cool

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#47

Minimalism Is King

Minimalism Is King

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Princess Procrastination
Community Member
2 months ago

apple beverage

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#48

Anti-Smoking Poster

Anti-Smoking Poster

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't wish to be patronising, but I’m only commenting to help others who might be confused. This is based on an old '70's arcade game called 'Breakout': the cigarette is the paddle which is bouncing the 'ball' from bottom to top and back again, this is gradually destroying the 'bricks', in this instance, lungs.

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#49

This Swiss Bottled Water

This Swiss Bottled Water

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Radek Suski
Community Member
2 months ago

It's still a plastic bottle. It's still a crime against nature and humanity

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#50

Adidas Sandals Ad

Adidas Sandals Ad

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Some Cool Guy
Community Member
2 months ago

For when you have to shop real fast.

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