Category Archives: it-sounded-great-in-the-meeting

Harper Realty: Subtle Political Commentary

I wasn’t sure there was anything faked about this realty sign until I saw Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper actually smiling.

Hey readers, here’s a fun anecdote. Last Christmas, I went to see Sherlock Holmes and Harper and his brother sat behind my family in the theatre. Here are two things I learned: one, he’s surprisingly short. Two, his brother doesn’t know to shut up when Robert Downey Jr. is talking.

And yes, in Canada you do just run into the Prime Minister. Don’t get me started on the time I ran into the Attorney General while playing paintball.

Kohl’s: Chic proportions

With the background and otherworldly body shape, this looks more like a piece of faux-art from the 80s than an ad from a Milwaukee-based department store.

Photoshop Disaster

Department stores like Kohl can offer savings through their bulk orders and clever tricks like only using two dimensions. I hope we’re all aware of the irony that “Design Nation” is bolded here.

Photoshop Disaster

Thanks Elaine and Matthew. The original came from a direct mail circular from Kohl’s department store. Any idea why Kohl’s might have done this?

Kohl’s: Chic proportions

With the background and otherworldly body shape, this looks more like a piece of faux-art from the 80s than an ad from a Milwaukee-based department store.

Photoshop Disasters

Department stores like Kohl can offer savings through their bulk orders and clever tricks like only using two dimensions. I hope we’re all aware of the irony that “Design Nation” is bolded here.

Photoshop Disasters

Thanks Elaine and Matthew. The original came from a direct mail circular from Kohl’s department store. Any idea why Kohl’s might have done this?