Find of the week: Fake leaflets

© Phil Jones

Many cities of this world are full to the brim with leaflets – here in Berlin it may happen that you cannot see the electrical cubicle or traffic light due to mountain of posters and stickers anymore. Most of them are looking for the same: Cat runaway, dog escaped, laptop left in the café, keys lost after having drunk too much.

Designer Phil Jones has administered to this way of communicating and interpreted it with an ironical wink of the eye: His leaflets, if you take a closer look, actually don’t make any sense. They consist of puns, urban legends and humorous ideas that stick to your mind easily. That’s great! Sadly those art works – ‘ccause aren’t those often lovingly designed leaflets a kind of art? – can only be found in the US yet. But who knows…