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SteveSimpson#1Mic’s Chili Sauce has enlisted the help of Dublin based Illustrator Steve Simpson to design the labels for their line of sauces. Simpson’s restricted and often vintage color palette paired with his illustration style make the bottles stand out.

Simpson is an industry veteran, with a freelance illustration and design career that spans 20 years with a client list that includes Absolut Vodka, American Airlines and 7up.

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Ireland’s creative community have gotten together to release
a lot of pent up anger and sadness through the medium of the A3 poster, all in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

Ad creatives, designers, animators, directors, illustrators and more have taken time out to dress up their favourite worst feedback from clients, transforming quotes that would normally give you a twitch, into a diverse collection of posters.

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Some 20 artists contributed sketches for the giant Guinness pint sculpture, which is almost totem-pole-like and will sit at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin for all to worship. The wood carving measures 12′ tall and weighs in at a whopping 2 tons.  In recent years, Guinness has done a fair bit of self-mythologizing—now it’s just going ahead and building monuments to itself.

Thanks to Joe Koufman for today’s fodder.

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