This rather brilliantly depressing dictionary is the order of the day for a Monday morning. Working on the principle of a normal cheery dictionary, this clearly has a much darker under current making it much more enjoyable and much more true to life than the more traditional "a is for apple" style.
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Implications - Creatives often subvert traditional iconography to make a societal or political statement. In this example, the artist used a graphic dictionary similar to the ones young children read in primary school. By infusing witty, incisive social commentary into innocent, childlike illustrations, the artist achieves a jarring juxtaposition that forces readers to pay close attention.
Stats for Depressing Dictionaries
Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 5,834 clicks in 366 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Depressing Dictionaries
Related: 47 examples / 36 photos
Segment: Neutral, 12-55
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