This Clothing Line Actually Celebrates Awful Stock Photos

I don’t think most people are interested in t-shirts featuring awful stock photos plastered across the front, but if you’re one of the strange few, you’re in luck because Adobe Stock Apparel has an entire collection of them.

Adobe Stock Photos Apparel

Laughing woman eating healthy vegetable salad.

The company recently approached Swedish ad agency Abby Priest to set up a campaign to highlight the newer, less cheesy stock images. Abby Priest responded to the request with a cheeky idea: create a limited-edition clothing line featuring infamous stock photos to emphasize just how different the new images are compared to the old.

Man at desk frustrated with technology.

Man at desk frustrated with technology.

In a Q&A on the Adobe site, Abby Priest creative director Oskar Hellqvist said this about the clothing line:

“We wanted to pay tribute to what has been before, and then take one last glimpse backwards, before we leave it all behind and move into the new age. […] Some stock images have earned their place in the history books—classic motifs that have been overused and established as hilarious clichés, known, loved, and/or hated by all. …Turning them into a limited-edition clothing line is our way to salute them and an attempt to create something disruptive and unconventional in the genre. The creative community already shares the knowledge and power/humor that is embedded in these images. Hopefully it’s something that they will enjoy and wear.”

Unfortunately, the shirts are not available to the public, but I’m sure you could get your own printed if you really wanted one that badly.

Smiling seniors using laptop.

Smiling seniors using laptop.

 

Mature business man with boxing gloves fighting co-worker.

Mature business man with boxing gloves fighting co-worker.

 

 

Happy office workers pointing to blank sign.

Happy office workers pointing to blank sign.

 

Happy senior couple piggybacking at the beach.

Happy senior couple piggybacking at the beach.

 

Smiling woman drawing red graph.

Smiling woman drawing red graph.

 

Call-center woman wearing headset.

Call-center woman wearing headset.

 

Firm handshake between business associates.

Firm handshake between business associates.

[Via: AdWeek]

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