Wall o’Fame #2 Black Friday

27 November 2013

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For this quarter’s BML Wall o’Fame, our team have turned their attention to the credit card fuelled madness that is ‘Black Friday’.

For those that are unaware of this annual shopping event, ‘Black Friday’ is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. It has routinely been the busiest shopping day of the year in America. Retailers often open their doors at ridiculous hours of the morning (i.e. 00.01 hours), to serve the hordes of people who queue for hours in a frenzied attempt to get their hands on the best bargains before stocks run out. Black Friday shopping is known for attracting aggressive crowds, with annual reports of assaults, shootings, and throngs of people trampling on other shoppers in their desperation to get that extra discount on the latest consumer craze. Some may call it madness, but it certainly provides plenty of fuel for the creative fires. Here’s some of the designs we’ve come up with:

Zombie Apocalypse

This poster was inspired by the depraved hoards of dead-eyed Black Friday shoppers, all scrambling over one another to grab a bargain. The undead return, and this time they’re looking for discounts!

Midnight Queuers

An illustrated poster showing hordes of crazy shoppers queueing from the early hours in desperation to snap up the best Black Friday deals!

Wall o’Fame #2 Black Friday Prints

More Bang For Your Buck

In response to the routine reports of shootings in the Black Friday chaos, this response is a play on the famous Rubin Vase optical illusion. One way – it’s a harmless hand placing a credit card into a card reader, the other it’s a firing gun!

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