N O U N : A design blog by Oliver Oike

N O U N : A design blog by Oliver Oike header image 4

Entries from May 2005

Make Poverty History

May 17th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Breathtaking in its simplicity, this highly-effective spot instantly delivers it’s message. Buy some wristbands here to support the cause.

[Read more →]

Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Ideas · Inspiration · News

Fill Up Yer iPod

May 13th, 2005 · Comments Off

Boomselection A vintage mash-up site, regularly updated with DJ Set-length mixes. A must-have bookmark for the days you are bored of your collection. Seems to have added alot of new stuff in the last few days. Enjoy!

[Read more →]

Tags: Archived from Blogger · Music

Joke

May 13th, 2005 · Comments Off

From the always-great I Have An Idea: An advertising team is working very late at night on a project due the next morning. Suddenly, a Genie appears before them and offers to each of them one wish. The copywriter says: “I’ve always dreamed of writing the great American novel and having my work studied in […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Funny

The Rules of Writing

May 12th, 2005 · Comments Off

Just in, from Bob on the GDC list-serv. Too good to pass up posting: 1. Verbs HAS to agree with their subjects. 2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. 3. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. 4. It is wrong to ever split an infinitive. 5. Avoid clichés like the plague. […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Archived from Blogger · Copywriting · Funny

"Oh yeah, I’m reading that…"

May 4th, 2005 · Comments Off

I’m one of those readers – someone who likes to talk about reading, but never actually manages to get any done. Except for the crack-cocaine-internet-brand of reading. But that’s lame. I buy new books, buy new books, buy new books – I’m not a library guy – always hoping to find a few moments to […]

Related Posts with Thumbnails

[Read more →]

Tags: Archived from Blogger · Books · Ideas