My what a big carafe you have

I’m designing a brochure with the usual insidious aim of trying to separate small business owners from their money and as part of that I was conducting a search for some photos to incorporate into the piece. I spend an inordinate amount of my day searching for just the right imagery. Look at this ridiculous photo that was on the LANDING PAGE of a stock photo house!


Is it my overactive imagination or does that wicker wine carafe look like something other than a carafe? And the placement couldn’t be worse (or better). My favorite part of the photo is the look of astonishment on the face of the woman on he right. She’s probably never seen a carafe quite that big. I’m definitely going to try and work this into the brochure.

18 thoughts on “My what a big carafe you have

  1. kykn: I’ve always wondered if the whole ribbed thing was a gimmick. I was always too embarrassed to ask.Zen: …or a hand taking money out of your wallet?Point: Nor me. Thanks.Ellie: I usually don’t work blue but I couldn’t resist this one.

  2. MIT: That’s what I thought, too! Who do they think they’re kidding?HIF: That’s not admiration. That pure fear.Rob: Hey! How are you feeling!? A speedy recovery to you.Pat: You’re so dignified that I wish you hadn’t read this.Daisy: The woman on the right looks like she might need a double.

  3. Shit! I didn’t see it at first. I was all, “What wine charafe?” And now all I can think is, “Holy crap, did this actually go to print?”

  4. So this woman comes home from work to find that her husband has nailed all her sex toys to the wall.”You wally! I said I’d like a ‘Dado Rail’! (Do you have dado rails over there? This joke makes no sense whatsoever if you don’t!) :¬)

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