The above two examples are featured in a book titled “Nouveau?” by Joe La Pompe. Page: 216. ISBN: 978-2-7533-0069-9.

Featured in Communication Arts magazine. Illustration Annual 46. July 2005. Page: 11.


Illustrator: Jeff Wack

Art Director: Duane Meltzer


The above example is created by Jawad Ghrayeb and was published in Arab Ad, July 2008 issue, Vol.18 No.7 Page:96. 

If it took Jawad three years to rip-off an Adidas ad from Spain then it would take him nine years to rip-off a Nike ad from the US – do the math based on the distance

Lateral Thinking: When a low probability line of thought leads to an effective idea, there is a “Eureka” moment and at once the low-probability approach acquires the highest probability. – Edward De Bono. Excerpt from a book by John Townsend & Jacques Favier titled The Creative Manager’s Pocketbook. Page: 2. ISBN: 1-870471-69-5.

A copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia.

Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN: 0-304-35505-4.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of thievery” excerpt from a book by Capsule titled Design Matters. Page: 84. ISBN -13:978-1-59253-341-1.

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