Category archives: Inspiration

The Original Names & Logos of 12 Famous Companies

In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Bin started collaborating on a search engine called BackRub. It operated on Stanford servers for more than a year, eventually taking up too much bandwidth. On September 15, 1997, Page and Brin registered the domain name – a play on the word “googol” a mathematical temr for the number ten raised to the power hundred. The rest is History.   Similarly Nike, Pepsi […]

Awesome Game of Thrones Cake Ever

A Youtube channel “Home Cooking Adventure” captured the making of this amazing Game of Thrones Cake. The Cake is prepared by Cofetaria Dana based in Turda, Romania. They created a Game of Throne cake theme to celebrate the launch of the 6th season. This is a great tutorial about how to make the Iron Throne. Ooh and by the way, the cake looks yummy, however I would rather like to […]

14 Inspirational Quotes Written In Beautiful Calligraphy

Meet Sean McCabe, a San Antonio-based hand-lettering artist and a host of a popular podcast on creativity and business aspects behind the design industry.   He tackles the art of calligraphy at a scientific level, writing texts in a way you wouldn’t believe were written by hand. And to make things even better, he uses his skill to spell out inspirational quotes aimed at motivating people working in the creative […]

Guy Shares His 85-Year-Old Granny’s Polite Google Search And It Goes Viral

Grandmas are already adorable on their own, but when we saw Ben John’s 85-year-old grandma’s, May Ashworth’s, Google search history – our hearts just melted. Last week when Ben opened his granny’s laptop and saw her recent Google searches, he couldn’t resist taking a photo. In the photo you can see that Nanna May wrote: “please translate these roman numerals mcmxcviii thank you.”   The 24-year-old grandson found this so […]

Belarussian Artists Turns Surreal Characters Into Awesome Tattoos

The Belarussian tattoo artist and illustrator Ilya Brezinski based in St Petersburg, Russia, is known for creating dotted and blackwork body art, through which the surreal characters from his vivid imagination bleed out into reality.   The tattoos Ilya creates are predominantly monochrome and often not constrained by the usual boundries, sometimes traveling throughout the whole body. But what makes some of them even more impressive is that they’re actually […]

Seb Lester Demonstrates Medieval Blackletter Caligraphy

In this brief video graphic designer and illustrator Seb Lester demonstrates a form of Medieval blackletter typography that was used commonly in Europe from 1150 to around the 17th century. From a person whose handwriting is almost completely illegible, almost every stroke of his pen looks like a complete miracle.   BlackLetter was used throughout Europe from about 1150 until the end of the 17th century. One of my current […]

How To Make A Relationship Last 25 Years And Longer

A happy relationship can be the most rewarding thing in the world. Anybody who’s ever been in relationship knows, however, they aren’t always (or ever) easy. But they can be made a lot easier by following the advice outlined in these wonderful illustrations.   They come from the website Power of Positivity and they’re designed to remind you of the things that are easy to forget. The secret to a […]

Sticky Notes War Between Two Office Buildings That Got Out Of Hand

Post-it notes are an awesome way to leave someone a cute message they’ll find in the morning or be passive-aggressive at work when James leaves a mess after himself in the kitchen… come on James! But a couple of office buildings in New York stepped it up a notch when they started a full-blown sticky notes war between themselves.   It all started when an employee at Harrison and Star […]

Photorealistic Finger Painting That Will Leave You Breathless

Artists are unique individuals. They create things in their own way using their own particular set of tools using their imagination. For an artist like Zaria Forman, she doesn’t rely on paintbrushes and other typical tools. Her chosen tools are her own fingers.     That probably conjures an image of what finger painting is like as a kid but her photo-realistic masterpieces are truly breathtaking. Using her hands, paint, […]

Mind-Boggling Anamorphic Art by Sergio Odeith

Sérgio Odeith is a master of graffiti art and has been commissioned to produce incredible mural art like the ones featured here. But since 2005, Odeith has been wowing fans with another type of his work, which he names anamorphic art.   Painting on more than one surface, sometimes on walls lined at 90 degrees, other times from the ceiling to the floor, Odeith creates 3D illusions from his artform, […]

25 Annoying Little Things

Ever had a pistachio nut that just won’t open? Ever hit your pinky toe against the corner of your bed? Ever left a shower only to realise that your towel is nowhere to be seen?   If the answer to any of these questions is a resounding “yes!” then this little compilation of annoying things is for you. Illustrated and compiled by Bored Panda, this funny collection of frustrating scenarios […]

30+ Creative Tea Bag Designs For Tea Lovers

Which is the world’s most widely consumed drink after water? It’s not coffee or Coke. It’s tea. And we’re not surprised. Not only is it healthier and cheaper than coffee but also predates it by about 3000 years. It even keeps Mother Earth happy by leaving a smaller carbon footprint and wasting fewer resources in trade.   According to the U.N Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), six billion cups are […]