Crooked and controversial flagpole art in Stockholm looks plagiarized from Icelandic artists previous project

Recently the art "du gamla du fria" ("thou ancient, thou free" which is the name for Swedish national anthem), is an art installation that consists of a crooked flagpole waving the Swe

Beers named "Drink Responsibly", an idea so good it's been done four times

Naming a beer "Drink Responsibly" is such a good idea we were kicking ourselves for not thinking of it first when we first shared the UK campaign created by McC

Tyler Shields, the decapitation of Trump and stolen inspiration

We've seen this so often that we have an entire section named Badland, usually to discuss the copying of ideas - everything from

Swedish anti-racist organisation rips of German anti-Nazi idea - raise money when neo-Nazis march

The Swedish anti-racism organisation called "Inte rasist, men..." (which translates to "Not a racist, but...") organised charity run for the first of May in Falun, where members of Nordfront, the Nordic National Socialist movement, were going to

Nivea get into trouble for “White Is Purity” ad that talks about a pure white robe

There's a lot of things that can go wrong when you translate a global or near global campaign, I've been there.

LA Times & Propublica's "We will not shut up" T-shirts

As we've snarked, since advertising can not support a newspaper alone and people no longer pay for the product they consume, newspapers will like musicians have to "adapt" and make T-shirts.

Der Spiegel cover: Trump beheads statue of Liberty - twice

This Der Spiegel cover caused a lot of reactions today, it practically filled my entire Twitter feed all morning.

Chinese detergent company apologise & blame media for over-amplification of 'racist' black man ad.

Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics, who created the washing powder ad that went viral, says "sorry” for harm caused by foreign media's "over-amplification" of ad.

"Feel the Bern" Bernie spoof STD check campaign reaches NYC

We've previously spotted the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Free STD check "Bernie" logo spoof on billboards in Los Angeles, where it resided

Lyst introduces "the canine collection" gets smacked by RSPCA & badlanded

Update Lyst has sent out a press release, which we quote it in full at the end of this article, with no other edits to our original article which was written this morning.

180 LA's Snapchat geo-poaching vs the #FilterInfiltrator

Copywriter Juan Davila Morris is probably not all that impressed with 180's recent poaching tactic which use

Twin logos of the week: Meet Brave the browser lion & Workfront Lion

This simply amused me - am not saying these logos are identical or even inspired by each other.

Sid Lee does unoriginal "Trump against humanity" -PATHETIC!

As Donald Trump has been racing up the polls, ad agencies all over the US & Canada have been doing their best to make creative anti-Trump stuff.

The Sweden number is slowly failing, just like #Call Brussels did

I keep telling people who work in advertising to "get out of advertising", to find their inspiration elsewhere.