Santorum's Tragic Sweater Vest
In recent weeks, particularly after Rick Santorum's odds-defying surge in Iowa, his sweater vests have become the most widely scrutinized candidate-style object since Sarah Palin's glasses. The candidate now sells one emblazoned with his campaign logo. What is the real message of this particular garment?
Package It Black
A product called Marlboro Black might call to mind everything negative and dangerous about cigarettes. But that strategy might not be as suicidal as it sounds. Maybe wrapping smokes in the graphics of a warning is a form of design jujitsu: the allure of the unsafe.