Eight ways to kill an idea

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Sent today by a colleague (original work by Scott Campbell):

Brilliant.


193 Comments on “Eight ways to kill an idea”

  1. 1 Mark Kaigwa said at 3:26 pm on November 16th, 2009:

    This is awesome. So true.

  2. 2 WezMwangi said at 3:58 pm on November 16th, 2009:

    Love it!!

  3. 3 8 ways to kill a creative idea « WRDeer said at 6:11 pm on November 16th, 2009:

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  4. 4 Ellen Boughn said at 6:13 pm on November 16th, 2009:

    Who did this? It deserves attribution as it is really creative!

  5. 5 Eight ways to kill an idea : FLIRTing with the Crowds (via @mikearauz @elinesca) | Merlyn Gordon said at 6:16 pm on November 16th, 2009:

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  6. 6 Taz said at 7:12 pm on November 16th, 2009:

    These are fantastic! I would love to have these as a series of desktop wallpapers.

  7. 7 andreajoseph said at 8:01 pm on November 16th, 2009:

    brilliant!

  8. 8 Simon T Small said at 2:14 am on November 17th, 2009:

    Love it! Well done mate! Love the Amy Winehouse one.

  9. 9 Web & IT security said at 2:44 am on November 17th, 2009:

    Interesting, and satirically true.

  10. 10 17-Nov-2009 | MohanArun.com said at 3:08 am on November 17th, 2009:

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  11. 11 Valerie said at 4:33 am on November 17th, 2009:

    First thing today that made me laugh. Ludicrousness in art.

  12. 12 monique said at 2:38 am on November 18th, 2009:

    The original artist is Scott Campbell.
    http://scott-c.blogspot.com/

  13. 13 Jon Ryan said at 5:09 am on November 18th, 2009:

    love it!
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=4647183&l=13fa175399&id=645995233 here is mine.

  14. 14 DAF said at 2:32 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    This is quite good …. well taught out.

  15. 15 Tom said at 3:32 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    Your Big ideas are dead. Long live simple, smart and social thinking.

  16. 16 Eight ways to kill an idea « Wangeleile said at 5:24 pm on November 18th, 2009:

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  17. 17 iphone kostenlos said at 5:34 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    hahaha, how true.. true.

  18. 18 JlSantiago said at 5:40 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    great! I really love it.

  19. 19 Leona Liu said at 5:54 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    This is really good! You should add a share button so more people can see it :)

  20. 20 frn said at 6:11 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    unreadable.

  21. 21 Grenadine said at 6:13 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    awesome!!!

  22. 22 How to kill an idea | Web Design Harrogate – Thinksynergy.co.uk said at 6:35 pm on November 18th, 2009:

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  23. 23 Anonymous said at 6:53 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    recommendation

  24. 24 Mr Fnortner said at 8:50 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    This is a really dumb-ass idea. How far do you think you can get by parodying people important to your career? No wonder you’re stuck in a dead-end job like yours. Now get back to work and do something worthwhile. Make something of yourself instead of drawing stupid cartoons. Sheesh!

  25. 25 Kevin said at 8:54 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    I disagree with the Winehouse analogy I think the drugs made her way more entertaining and she is an entertainer, therefore drugs made her better at what she does and didn’t kill her :-P

  26. 26 Andrew said at 9:19 pm on November 18th, 2009:

    sweet…….
    PWNT!

  27. 27 Rick said at 12:32 am on November 19th, 2009:

    While I understand “Client thinks he’s creative” – I’ve had several clients (usually goaded on by their spouses) who have ruined things for me by giving me their creative input. I don’t think all people do that. I think a clients quite often have great ideas about their product or service and simply do not know how to execute it.

  28. 28 Christina said at 1:49 am on November 19th, 2009:

    Love it! Great visual explanation.

  29. 29 J. M. Brown said at 2:48 am on November 19th, 2009:

    Everyone thinks this is awesome, as if to agree wholeheartedly with the message these illustrations convey. But…I believe we have all shut down an idea a time or two in our lives. So let these simple drawings be a message to us all to be a little more aware of what we hear and how we reply.

  30. 30 Huma said at 6:26 am on November 19th, 2009:

    Very well thought out…can’t wait for more!

  31. 31 noddy said at 6:36 am on November 19th, 2009:

    definitely photoshopped

  32. 32 Pooper said at 8:39 am on November 19th, 2009:

    So hard to read…not even worth it.

  33. 33 Parvez Saudin said at 10:52 am on November 19th, 2009:

    This is so damn true!! Great post man..

  34. 34 Blur said at 12:36 pm on November 19th, 2009:

    Very good. And very true. Awesome!

  35. 35 QQ said at 2:38 pm on November 19th, 2009:

    here is 9.

    IDEA… small letters you can’t read

  36. 36 Ibuki said at 9:52 pm on November 19th, 2009:

    ?????????? :3

  37. 37 Jomadx said at 1:55 am on November 20th, 2009:

    the art in this is awesome. i only have one criticism about it.

    Every idea is a good idea, even if it’s a bad idea. That’s how you learn from your mistakes and grow from them.

  38. 38 Fernando said at 3:24 am on November 20th, 2009:

    Fantastic. Hugs from Brazil!

  39. 39 Diana Simonson said at 4:14 am on November 20th, 2009:

    I totally get this. Is your company part of Omnicom? No wonder you’re so creative!

  40. 40 robb said at 5:39 pm on November 20th, 2009:

    couldn’t be more agree with this.
    if it’s not creative director, it’s gotta be budget.

  41. 41 chaz said at 6:02 pm on November 20th, 2009:

    Nice

    PS – to Mr Fnortner, J. M. Brown, Pooper and Rick – stfu, you humorless dinks( unless you, Mr Fnortner, are being ironical, then please proceed, nothing to see here.)

  42. 42 Anna said at 7:13 pm on November 20th, 2009:

    The 6th one is clearly amy winehouse

  43. 43 Sam said at 7:47 pm on November 20th, 2009:

    Love the blog!Samhttp://www.zarpie.com/

  44. 44 Balloonknott said at 3:29 am on November 21st, 2009:

    You should have a pic of your mom on the left and your dad on the right. Haha

  45. 45 Type of Mind » Blog Archive » Run Away said at 4:27 am on November 21st, 2009:

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  46. 46 fgt said at 11:09 pm on November 21st, 2009:

    WOW I WISH I COULD FUCKING READ IT
    THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU FAGS AND CURSIVE
    GO DIE

  47. 47 Lentilstew said at 12:00 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    I love Scott Campbell. He’s a righteous dude.

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  49. 49 Victor said at 8:30 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    this is really funny

  50. 50 Nathan said at 8:37 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    I love the illustrations – the font /is/ a bit hard to decipher though. Wish you had a higher res version of this :-)

    And the client one is my favorite – rofl

    Best wishes
    Nathan

  51. 51 blognetwerk.net said at 8:58 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    Eight ways to kill an idea : FLIRTing with the Crowds…

  52. 52 Sami said at 10:20 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    Thanks to everybody for all the comments. This post alone has so far gathered 150.000 hits in one week. You could call that a hit!

  53. 53 David MacGregor said at 11:38 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    Nicely done.

    Sadly there are some many more ways to kill an idea…though, that said, not all ideas should see the light of day.

    Agree with the person who said attribution would be appropriate…it’s someone’s idea and brilliant execution after all.

  54. 54 Matt Powell said at 11:55 am on November 22nd, 2009:

    I have no idea why you’re thanking people for all the comments. This is Scott Campbell’s work, and the fact that a number of people have commented requesting attribution would seem to suggest that a single line at the top of a post full of images you’ve lifted from someone else isn’t quite sufficient.

    I agree, it’s an excellent set of images, but using them to garner publicity for your own business isn’t the way to get them seen.

  55. 55 Fibol said at 12:44 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Thank you for this.

    I might suggest a new one. EARTH and MAN. My problem is who is on the right, who is on the left?….

  56. 56 Tishpiper said at 4:24 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Too funny … not all people are created with the same measure of creativeness. Hard to believe but really!

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  58. 58 @katjaib said at 4:43 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Sami, what you’ve done is helped raise visibility for Scott Campbell’s work. And that’s a good thing.

    As for killing an idea, the key word missing is “Good” as in “Good Idea”. Some ideas get killed by creative directors and clients — not because they involve risk, but because they’re off strategy or just plain don’t make sense. On the other hand, the Legal Dept. is #1 offender in killing GOOD ideas. They’ll dismember until nobody recognizes it or cares.

  59. 59 John Leyson said at 5:05 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    the question is… is it a good idea?

  60. 60 [johnatanmoran] said at 6:16 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    So true ;(

  61. 61 Brian said at 7:02 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Wow they are great – I’m going to check out some more of Scott Campbell’s work!

  62. 62 Debbie said at 7:58 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    I’d love to get this as a poster!

  63. 63 ben verleg said at 8:03 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Is that all?

  64. 64 Rachel said at 9:16 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Hahaha, really funny and sadly very true. Sure, some ideas unfortunately need to be killed because they don’t fit the strategy. It’s just a shame that more ideas are killed for the reasons in the image ;-)

  65. 65 Eight ways to kill an idea : FLIRTing with the Crowds « A Hermit on the Cloud said at 10:48 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

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  66. 66 Paul said at 11:18 pm on November 22nd, 2009:

    Pafetic! Wif KapItAL LEtuz

  67. 67 Sierra Black said at 12:08 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Cute! This is why I’m self-employed. I can do whatever I want.

  68. 68 olivier blanchard said at 12:19 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Brilliant. Just brilliant. :)

  69. 69 Russell Granger said at 12:24 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Beautiful. Wonder what “social media isn’t branded enough” would look like.

  70. 70 Thiago Ricieri said at 12:26 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    that is SO TRUE!

  71. 71 Isabel said at 12:34 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT. AND THE ART DIRECTION DESERVES A GOLD.

  72. 72 You Missed It said at 12:53 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    The answer is as plain as the nose on your face, yet you still missed it.

    The reality is that, despite the fact that you thought it was a great idea, the idea stunk!

  73. 73 Tim said at 12:56 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    haha.. very nice!

  74. 74 Minority Fortune said at 1:09 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Yep. Sounds about right. Oh, the joys of bureaucracy!

  75. 75 ji said at 1:14 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    ……..Nah!!….he he he,#7

  76. 76 MIke T said at 1:32 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Funny, yet sadly true.

  77. 77 atomata said at 1:32 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    unreadable.

  78. 78 Eight Ways to Kill an Idea | The Great Work Blog said at 1:37 am on November 23rd, 2009:

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  79. 79 sasw3w said at 1:39 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Awesome and so true. Especially the email one.

  80. 80 Richard Eastes said at 1:53 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    One is missing…

    The worst enemy of a good idea is a different good idea.

  81. 81 Akos Fintor said at 2:15 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Very Cool!
    Put this on a T-shirt; but wait that’s not a really creative idea :)
    Good job!

  82. 82 David (aka @threedot) said at 2:50 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Great illustration and wonderful humor – thanks!

  83. 83 Joe said at 4:09 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Original Page (with four more, select artwork to view up close): http://scott-c.blogspot.com/2008/12/portugal.html

  84. 84 James Dean said at 4:22 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Wow, way kewl dude, I like it.

    RT
    http://www.ultimate-privacy.br.tc

  85. 85 Anees Uddin said at 4:42 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    I am Little Red Riding Hood

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  87. 87 Matt Hunckler said at 6:27 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Haha, maybe a little pessimistic…

    but brilliantly awesome.

  88. 88 chanty lang-vermaas said at 6:42 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Love these story lines! Very creative mindset you have there Sami!!

  89. 89 chanty lang-vermaas said at 6:44 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    ooophs Scott for being the original channel and an open brain gateway!

  90. 90 jimmy jones said at 6:55 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    distilledtees distilledtees they have some cool interesting pics there the site is distilledtees.com

  91. 91 Tyler Hurst said at 7:12 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    The real answer is to tell Derek Neighbors about it.

  92. 92 Don Chanch said at 8:39 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    So true …. I think so

  93. 93 art fulton said at 8:54 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Great but would be much better if the background (the brown wash) wasnt repeated in every image. Also the letters are slightly hard to read but that could be from the small image size on this page. Other than that, brilliant.

  94. 94 Furobiker said at 9:36 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    lol! Good one!

  95. 95 Jeremy said at 10:00 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    haha, I’m glad none of those ways was used to kill this idea.

  96. 96 joel said at 10:16 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    did your colleague sent this via email?

  97. 97 Wish said at 10:36 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Fantastic. Well put!!

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  99. 99 nanu said at 11:57 am on November 23rd, 2009:

    Exceptional

  100. 100 (karl)sin(field)design(er) » Blog Archive » links for 2009-11-23 said at 1:17 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

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  101. 101 sergio said at 1:29 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    Wow, way kewl dude, I like it…

  102. 102 Ted Rex said at 4:36 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    Great post. I made this one of my three links on my daily design blog:
    http://designthoughtfortheday.blogspot.com/

    Ted

  103. 103 Funny cause it’s true?? « AMC Creative Innovations said at 5:05 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

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  104. 104 Mick said at 5:46 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    Next do 8 ways to kill a bad idea or 8 ways to improve on an okay idea.

  105. 105 Okie said at 6:14 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    That’s awesome! Thanks

  106. 106 Johnny5k said at 6:17 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    High-Rez version here:
    http://didier.zip.net/images/ideia.JPG

    (author, consider adding a link from your posted image? There’s been a lot of chatter at least on Digg about how the text is hard to read because the image is too small.)

    Great find though! Thanks!!

  107. 107 Eva Brandecker (thegrooves) said at 7:15 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    Great! In Germany we call this “Galgenhumor”. Stay tuned everybody ;-)

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  109. 109 Erin Donovan said at 10:40 pm on November 23rd, 2009:

    With only modest changes this graf could also be used to answer the question “what does a Producer do?”

  110. 110 Ian said at 12:02 am on November 24th, 2009:

    Nice artwork, and oh so true.

  111. 111 OCDzynr said at 12:06 am on November 24th, 2009:

    [this is good.]

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  114. 114 Kurt Christenson said at 3:26 am on November 24th, 2009:

    Genius! Love the art style and the metaphors are spot on.

    If only there was some way to illustrate the over-thinking of an idea into utter destruction.

    K

  115. 115 Jay Montgomery said at 6:31 am on November 24th, 2009:

    Love it! Submit this to the Art Director’s award show. When ever that comes around. http://www.artdirectors.org/

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  118. 118 raxraxrax.com » Blog Archive » links for 2009-11-24 said at 3:32 am on November 25th, 2009:

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  119. 119 commenter said at 6:00 am on November 25th, 2009:

    that is a funny strip there

  120. 120 svesten said at 6:40 pm on November 25th, 2009:

    so true and so funny ! :) amazing

  121. 121 bob said at 3:26 am on November 26th, 2009:

    shame you cunt spell correctly

  122. 122 Bin Butrus said at 7:09 pm on November 26th, 2009:

    Brilliant. I wonder if any of those illustrations area available for purchase.

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  124. 124 Mr Fnortner said at 5:10 pm on November 27th, 2009:

    To chaz, thanks for noting the irony. The difficulty with irony and parody is that so often they are taken as reality. That is why they both work and don’t. They are not lowbrow comedy. Congrats for being “this tall” and able to ride the ride.

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  127. 127 Dann Francis said at 7:23 pm on November 30th, 2009:

    And the truth shall set you free. It is amazing at how I’m laughing so hard at this, but it is so true.

    Don’t forget “Jealousy” and the “Glass Ceiling”!

    Great strip though, lmao.

  128. 128 Lisa Robb said at 10:47 pm on November 30th, 2009:

    Great visual commentary.

    Also, good reality check for anyone in a leadership position.

  129. 129 Manal Assaad said at 3:57 am on December 1st, 2009:

    Is it unprofessional of me to say: LOOOL!
    That’s so funny and real. I’ve especially gone through a lot of Jason Xs! That’s the fastest way to kill an idea, where you have everything backing you up, but your client has no idea what creativity and marketing/advertising means and wants you to do things his/her way.

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  131. 131 Piotr said at 11:20 am on December 1st, 2009:

    I like “client thinks he’s creative” :D

  132. 132 The Passive Income Queen - Manon said at 10:30 pm on December 1st, 2009:

    I love it, what a strong message that supports how dedication, commitment and perseverance are a must to become successful.

  133. 133 Dazediva said at 11:50 am on December 2nd, 2009:

    This is really quite brilliant and very true as well .. The creative team at my company will totally agree with it !

    Have linked to your post via my blog as well :)

  134. 134 Robert Rosenthal said at 4:25 pm on December 2nd, 2009:

    I recommend reading “The Art of the Idea” by John Hunt, a brilliant collection of useful observations on how ideas come to be developed…or squashed, written by a professional idea man.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-rosenthal/#blogger_bio

  135. 135 Leighton Hubbell said at 7:46 pm on December 2nd, 2009:

    Brilliantly executed illustrations with some very funny concepts. Well done.

  136. 136 Katie said at 4:51 am on December 3rd, 2009:

    soooooooooo truue.

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  138. 138 Jeff said at 6:08 pm on December 3rd, 2009:

    Awww, look at the poor creative person. A lot of these are bullshit. The fact is, you have to take a lot of these things into consideration when doing creative for business. I’m a creative director and deal with a lot of these every day. Guess what? It makes me better.

    If your ideas are GOOD ones, they’ll probably hold up. If they don’t stick, think of something else. It’s what you get paid to do.

  139. 139 Emmanuel said at 10:26 pm on December 3rd, 2009:

    FANTASTIC! Should be compulsory reading for all companies!

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  141. 141 Jeff's Mum said at 10:12 am on December 8th, 2009:

    Jeff: “Guess what? It makes me better.”

    By “better” do you mean “cynical”? Don’t elevate the opinions of countless moronical suits to some kind of healthy testing ground for ideas. The reaction of those around the creative process is often a thinly-hidden, impotent rage which they justify to themselves with the reasoning that if it’s a good idea then it can’t be destroyed. And that is what is known as complete bullshit.

  142. 142 wordsy said at 2:00 pm on December 8th, 2009:

    This was great, but would have benefited greatly from either a higher resolution andor more legible text.

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  144. 144 GrammarWoman said at 7:39 pm on December 10th, 2009:

    From a former copywriter/designer…Bravo! Too true!

  145. 145 pettinelli said at 2:29 am on December 11th, 2009:

    Well done..and so true.

  146. 146 commenter said at 2:45 am on December 11th, 2009:

    Idea ……. . Ridiculously hard to read text.

  147. 147 Adriana said at 4:42 pm on December 11th, 2009:

    That’s a campaign… I think I saw it at AdsOfTheWorld. It’s for portugal, I think….

  148. 148 Vacation Rental Script said at 12:01 am on December 13th, 2009:

    As soon as any ‘executive’ from marketing gets a hold of it, it will be something ‘they like to see.’

  149. 149 Anonymous said at 3:40 pm on December 15th, 2009:

    Glad to see the artist maintained the creative energy to finish the piece.

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  151. 151 Cole R said at 8:34 am on December 17th, 2009:

    Not only is this so true, but terribly original and unique. I loved it!

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  153. 153 pcd2k said at 2:49 pm on December 18th, 2009:

    The cuteness is daunting.

  154. 154 Dave Keys said at 8:53 pm on December 26th, 2009:

    Daunting opposition. I have an idea… wait. No, I have another idea… awww crap! I’ve got a new idea…

  155. 155 vzw said at 8:10 pm on December 29th, 2009:

    Idea ……. . Ridiculously hard to read text.

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    If you want to make money and be creative you go into advertising. If you don’t want to make money then you can let your idea’s live in all their original glory. If you do, you work within the guidelines provided by the people paying for your party.

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