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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Connect Like Lightning


Edible
Just today, i was talking about trying new things. This is not exactly what i had in mind, but it keeps with the theme. This company has capitalized on taking exotic delicacies from other countries, and mass marketing them (by either turning them into a chocolate covered snack or some form of liquor it seems). Each product comes complete with the spiritual and physical advantage, on beautifully designed, simple packaging. The only downfall, is a barely navigable website. GAH! Thanks Nina for pointing me towards this site. I don't think i would have a problem chowing down a tasty chocolate covered scorpion.

"it made my poop sick"
-Josh

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Thursday, February 21, 2008

To Be Samson

Here i thought i was going to get on Blogger today, and have nothing to talk about, so i would likely be stuck crying about how lonely i am... but while i was on the elliptical watching CNN at the gym, there it was, like a sign from God...
JIM'S GUN SUPPLY!
Hunting weapons of course. Pretty pink hunting weapons, complete with Hello Kitty, name decal... and bayonet! Parents are concerned they look too much like toys. i mean look at this... thats just silly! This IS a toy. Last time i checked you don't go out blowing away deer with an AK... but then again, i'm not much of a hunter. Anyhow, i don't want to forget the others. If pink wasn't quite doing it for you, they have a plethora of other options. My favorites are to the left. My hands-down favorite is the "Stress Reducer"! HAHA, wow. Not surprisingly, i checked the site to see where they located... it's in the mid-west (Baraboo, WI), OF COURSE. As i watched CNN report on this, it took everything i had not to start dying of laugher through my weezing. I managed to keep my excitement to dull chuckle and a wide smile. I doubt everyone else will find this exactly as funny as i have... but hopefully you will find some amusement. Despite the fact that this is completely ridiculous in my eyes, i still have to give them credit for a novel idea. Not only that, but somewhere deep down, my inner manliness is raging and makes me think it's pretty kick-ass. Yee-haw!

Video games don't kill people, crazy rednecks with pink guns kill people.

On a side note to all of this. I had a great day today (despite my earlier comment of being lonely).

Tourniquet Man,
Josh

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Scorch the Earth


How do you keep selling a product that seemingly has only one direction; storage (namely water storage)? Well, you put shit in it and hope to God someone buys it. Lucky for them, they have a certain look and appeal to them, at least from my thinking. The description label is a nice clean design. The content on the other hand, i feel is boardering useless to have in a bottle. The themes are; Auto, First Aid, Prepairedness (shown above), Heat, Dog, and Kids. First, I don't know if Prepairedness is a word. Second, I don't see the need for a Nalgene in a car kit. Third, the contence could use a little work on some of them. For instance, drink mix for kids was to much of a stretch? Due to imitators, i would care to take a guess that there sales have not really sky-rocketted since it's premiere, so kudos for trying something new with your classic bottles.

I'm not sure, but i thought about starting to seperate each post by topic, which would mean for more posts (in turn the older one would disapear quicker), but less confusion on what the posts are actually about. Rather than a hodge-podge of whatever comes to my mind. What does everyone think?

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