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How do you make a hammer for delicate jobs? Maybe you could make it out of glass. That’s the crazy logic behind many of the creations you’ll find here, defying any sense of reality or possibility of real use. From the warped mind of the late french artist Jacques Carelman, the objects you see here began with his 1969 Catalogue d’Objets Introuvables (Catalog of Impossible Objects) which emulated and parodied the style of the mail order catalog in his own bizarre fashion. In creating his whimsical objects he provided an entertaining commentary on modern society [Read more...]
For anyone who’s worked in the creative world, there are always those clients who seem to stand out. Maybe they don’t know what a pixel is, or are set on telling you those complimentary colors don’t quite work together… or maybe their suggested payment method is a little unconventional. When working with people there are always good stories of the times communication just didn’t seem to flow: this video highlights some of the best of those moments from the design world, sourced from the painfully hilarious site Clients from Hell. [Read more...]
When it’s time to get married, who is going to take your photos? In Russia, there are special photographers that take photos of the soon to be bride and groom and use a program called “photo shop” to make them look funny! Or in Russian, смешной! [Read more...]
Oh Mother’s Day- the perfect time to tell the woman who sacrificed her social life, her figure, and her sanity to give you life how much she means to you. So while your mom is on cloud nine with all the flowers and pampering you’re giving her, why not use this time to confess something that’s been on your mind? Pleated-Jeans has come up with some hilarious Mother’s Day Cards that you won’t find on the Hallmark rack at drug stores! [Read more...]
Cats. You either love them or hate them. Recently, some cats have made a bold artistic statement by posing as models from famous paintings from the past 500 years. Works that were stroked by the likes of Rembrandt and Degas or nurtured by the Renaissance period were some of the pieces the felines have chosen to channel. [Read more...]
Step inside the imaginative mind of photographer and storyteller Ryan Schude. Each of the images in his collection creatively tells a story which takes you into an ominously surreal reality – or just a state of confusion. He takes any average situation in life, then begins twisting it, creating havoc by throwing in random props, situating models in unique poses, and using elaborate sets with tailored lighting. It carries an awkward humor that intrigues you and demands a close look… if only to try and understand what is really going on. The closer you examine his shots, the more you see the amount of thought and imagination that went into each photo-shoot. [Read more...]
Some people just can’t seem to get enough of themselves. In order to accommodate for these overconfident citizens many governments will allow you to plaster your name on your license plate rather than just have a random combination of numbers and letters. Luckily for us however, it’s not just the braggarts that take advantage of this service but the comedians as well. So next time you take a drive, keep your eyes peeled because you might spot one of these 25 funniest vanity plates. [Read more...]