Graphic Design homage / theft

Our local paper (the esteemed organ The Downend Voice) has an advert for the local WI. And I thought the logo looked familiar…

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Anyone got other examples of this sort of thing?

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buns n roses. nice

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On the arm of my jacket. Pretty blatant.

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whilst on that subject

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This shop in Salford, right around the corner from a massive Tesco. Think it’s gone now.

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Those adverts for that newish letting agency on the tube where they’ve stolen the cover art for the book The Power

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this sign in stanley park in vancouver

If you were a small business owner ripping off the logo of a huge multinational which look wouuld you go for in your press shot:

So you can’t have photos in polls. Well thank you very much.

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In my line of work? Nah.

Absolutely the gooogle cars guy.

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Yeah, surely brazen as fuck is the approach

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They’re right near my in-laws house. Changed their name recently too

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Maybe he just really, really likes collecting cease and desist notices.

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well into buns and roses, fair dos

I know it’s a thorny area, but leaning into it like this seems to be a good policy - makes you look less like a nightmarish litigation bastard as a chain. Also, is Morrisinghs really going to dilute their brand that much? I don’t really think anyone’s going to be under any illusions there.

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yeah, agreed. Makes them come across well. A friendly member of the community…as market street decimates all shops within a 10 mile radius. Clever Morrisons

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