Wednesday

0 Top 10: Incredibly Offensive Vintage Ads

We have come a long way since the 1930s. Back then advertisements were all about the money. It did not matter who they hurt in the process. Just take a look for yourself. Here are ten ads from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s ads that makes the Ku Klux Klan look like a bunch of saints. If you have any other suggestion list the link below and don't forget to re-tweet to show your apprecistion - Enjoy

10. AC Spark Plugs

In the 1930s, AC Spark Plugs had an ad in The Saturday Evening Post that depicted an African American as being a small monkey in a suit. Many ads during that time used monkeys or small apes in place of African Americans.

9. Aunt Jemima

In 1939, Aunt Jemima was making the best pancakes. Aunt Jemima always used an African American lady who was supposed to be a slave as a spokesperson. On all of the ads, she used “slave” slang.

8. Van Heusen

Van Heusen had an ad for ties that showed a woman on her knees serving a man coffee. When did women become slaves?

7. Del Monte

In 1953, Del Monte ketchup bottles got new lids. The ad was a picture of a woman opening the bottle and it read “You mean a woman can open it?”.

6. Elliott’s White Veneer

In 1935, Elliott’s White Veneer came out with an ad that showed a young African American boy painting another young African American boy with the veneer. It stated “SEE HOW IT COVERS OVER BLACK”.

5. General Electric

In 1937 General Electric became racist, also. They came out with a new ad for a sink. The ad showed an African American lady, who was supposed to be a slave, standing by the sink and saying “I’se Sure Got a Good Job Now!”

4. Drummond Sweaters

Drummond Sweaters came out with a sexist ad that showed two men standing on top of a cliff, talking, while a woman dangled from a rope beneath them. The poster began by saying “Men are better than women”

3. Dacron

Dacron had a very sexist poster ad. The ad showed a picture of a lady on the floor with a rug for a body. A man was then standing on her head and was saying ” It’s nice to have a girl around the house”.

2. Cream of Wheat

Cream of Wheat had a poster ad of an African American man holding a chalkboard with a message written on it. Several words were misspelled as to say African Americans were ignorant.

1. Fairy Soap

Fairy Soap had a poster ad of a young white girl asking a young African American girl “Why doesn’t your Mama wash you with Fairy Soap?”. This siuggesting that African Americans were dirty.

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Monday

0 Impressive Selection Of Identity Designs

An impressive and expressive corporate identity design is the gateway to success and its impact on the image and statue cannot be overlooked in branding. It must communicate a message that is unique and represents the core values of a company or product... Here is an inspiring selection of identity designs - Enjoy

Brandt Botes Corporate identity Brandt Botes (Joanne Thomas and Livio Tronchin)

Raphael by "me and mr jones"

The real by why not associates

Section seven by section seven

Nat Geo Wild by Bravo

Eatriona mackechnie by biblioteque design

Art Rep by Werner design werks

MBRT/TGLT by DHNN

Arroz de festa by bola design

Ceremonie Tea by Danny Goldberg design

Vint-i-quatre by Cla-se

Design Live by Cornwell

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This blog was created by ELO DESIGNER to share his wealth of knowledge and researches with other designers and design lovers, to give them guidance and inspiration. Comments and suggestions are always appreciated. Thank you. Follow my daily design links on Twitter or Add me on your social network.

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Friday

38 34 Creative Save The Date Wedding Invitation Design

I get a lot of requests to design wedding invitations. Trying to break the pattern of those yawning designs, I stumbled upon these very creative save the date wedding invitation designs. I decided to post here to inspire those like me. Re-tweet to show your love - Enjoy


Save The Date Wedding Invitation
Save the date wedding invitations are one way of letting your future guest, busy family and friends know about your wedding celebration will soon be here. This allows them to mark their calendars for that reason. Save the date announcements are handy for your guest who will be travelling from out of town or out of the country so they could book their room and make travel arrangements in advance.

Here are a showcase of creatively designed save the date wedding invites for your inspiration:

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
01 SOURCE: Magnolia Press

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
02 SOURCE: Etsy

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
03 SOURCE: Stacy Claire Boyd

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
04 SOURCE: Kim Nguyen

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
05 Eva Walter

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
06 SOURCE: Magnet Street

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
07 SOURCE: Jenny Romanski

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
08 SOURCE: Peter Bowen

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
09 SOURCE: Pinkerton Design

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
10 SOURCE: Marabou Design

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
11 SOURCE: Paul Hainsworth

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
12 SOURCE: Mandy Gordon

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
13 SOURCE: Sarah Hawkins Designs

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
14 SOURCE: Three Steps Ahead

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
15 SOURCE: Ringo Baby

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
16 SOURCE: KimsCustomCardsandGifts

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
17 SOURCE: Le Papier Boutique

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
18 SOURCE: Magnet Street

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
19 SOURCE: Amy Olert Hardy

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
20 SOURCE: JoopaDoops

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
21 SOURCE: Lauren Okura

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
22 SOURCE: Agence Divine

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
23 SOURCE: KimsCustomCardsandGifts

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
24 SOURCE: Cheer Up Cherup

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
25 SOURCE: DwellStudio

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
26 SOURCE: Paper Culture

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
27 SOURCE: Smokeproof

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
28 SOURCE: Magnet Street

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
29 SOURCE: Jaclay

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
30 SOURCE: Matthew Muller

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
31 SOURCE: Sara Vienna

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
32 SOURCE: Heather Kintner

Save The Date Wedding Invitation
33 SOURCE: Magnet Street



About The Author

This blog was created by ELO DESIGNER to share his wealth of knowledge and researches with other designers and design lovers, to give them guidance and inspiration. Comments and suggestions are always appreciated. Thank you. Follow my daily design links on Twitter or Add me on your social network.

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