The conceptual modification of national flags recuring in graphic design is understood to be a quite novel approach. In 1960, Earthday organiser replaced the American stars with the ecology symbol; then Vietnam anti-war activists altered it with the peace sign.
Thereafter, Vancouver based anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters inserted corporate logos in place of the 51 flags and since then has been challenging advertising it perceives as harmful - by subverting it; such play with corporate identities to graph social issues has been very significant lately, among the design community and in Adbusters raison d'ĂȘtre in particular.

Will be posting more of such as soon as we relocate them from the heart of d hard disk - Stay tuned!

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