That is a fancy way of saying "crazy mushed up text with LOTS OF ALL CAPS! BOLD! I-T-A-L-I-C ! Nnnnnooooo negative space!" on product labels. I made up that bogus design category name, "Hyperbolic Bronnerian," to describe things like the plant stimulant product above. I found this at Home Depot on Sunday. Dr. Bronner's Soap is, of course, the greatest and most insane example of this aesthetic. I think Bragg Amino Acids are another good one. What are your favorite? "Unbalanced neighbor's signs" might be included, as might the rambly emails of mentally disturbed persons who fear black helicopters and alien butt probes. However, I am really looking for commercial products here. Viva Bronner!
Here are some amazing scans of the plant growth stimulant product labels. one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. One is shown below.
If you aren’t already watching The CW’s stellar musical comedy series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, you should definitely check it out. You’ll be treated to plenty more slightly demented musical numbers like this one. As the song says, “When my friends and I stick together, there’s nothing we can’t do/And when I say that, I specifically mean, […]
Miami-based artist Topher Cody makes T-shirts stenciled with bleach like these cool Overwatch designs.
An anonymous reader writes, “(Anonymous) Macedonian designers have submitted posters calling for a vote against a dictatorship on the 11th December. Their motto “#GlasamProtiv [#VoteAgainst] is an initiative by a group of Macedonian designers to topple the dictatorship that has all of us captive. Vote your will on the 11-th of December and stand AGAINST […]
The Boing Boing Store’s Gift Guide is full of ideas for pretty much anyone in your life like hipster ice cub trays, Xbox controllers, Halo Boards, and even diamond necklaces. As always, all products in the Boing Boing Store come at great discounts, too. Shop by price bucket starting at under $20. Under $20:Bloxx Jumbo Ice Trays […]
Unlike traditional lighters, the SaberLight features an electronic plasma beam that’s both rechargeable and butane-free. This sleek lighter is even approved by TSA, so you’ll never be stuck buying lighters you’ll just have to throw away partially used. For some people, like me, this is a pretty big game-changer. The SaberLight’s beam is actually both hotter and cleaner […]
Holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Striiv Touch is one of the best gift ideas I’ve landed on. Its simple design works for females and males, and its wide range of features makes it suitable for even the non-fitness enthusiasts in your life.Unlike traditional fitness trackers, the Striiv Touch also acts as a smartwatch. It […]