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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Enough is enough

Dear Pantone,

Stop it.

Hugs and inappropriate touching,

Raina




22 comments:

nkp said...

I couldn't agree with you more. It's not even cute. I just don't get it.

Appletree said...

the mugs were kitchsy, the rest is dreadful

my favorite and my best said...

agree.
it's the new keep calm, n'est pas?

Sketch42 said...

I like the coffee cups. But only if you have on. Like at work.

sarah, flourish design + style said...

ha ha. I adore your tone.

Acanthus and Acorn said...

Somebody in marketing needs to fired!

Virginia Blue - Director Blue Fruit said...

Mugs: fun and cute. Remainder? Oh dear. Bit like..."vintage" bus scrolls and yes, the "keep calm..." graphics that are driving me crazy through their repetition, repetition, repetition...

Splenderosa said...

I don't know, I kinda like the folding chairs Raina. xx's

thingsthatsparkle said...

maybe if you are are an artist.. and you have one coffee cup that is your all time favorite color... maybe.

hush said...

Amen! Preach on!!

Shelley Trbuhovich said...

good girl, raina, i don't get it either...x

Paul Anater said...

This was clever two years ago: http://www.todayandtomorrow.net/2008/11/26/panettone/

It's been overkill since then. Stop it.

brismod said...

The Pantone Tria markers are good though. And like everyone else said maybe a cup at work.

erin@designcrisis said...

This shit is older than Yoda.

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

Agreed...I like seeing the pretty yellow beside the pretty pink (in the first shot) but that's about all she wrote there.

Bri@Meyouandawiener said...

eeewwwwwww

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

Ha!
Seriously silly, all of it.
Hm, except for maybe the pink or black mugs -- they're very Nero you see.
Alcira

thenerochronicles.blogspot.com

The Down East Dilettante said...

I LOL'd

maison21 said...

i dunno- i've been seriously eying this drafting table on criagslist:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2721/4367857275_34fcf51c7e.jpg

melissa said...

I must admit I like the rubies cube
what can I say, I'm a child of the mid-80s

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Alex Fulton Design said...

Weird when this happens - but just got sent this...
http://designfolio.co.nz/_blog/Design_Folio_NZ/post/Pantone_Collaborates_with_Visa/

Alexis L., The Studioist said...

The best is when the object isn't even Pantone color-true.