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Posted by: Graham Smith in Categories: Designer Spotlight, Posters
8 Bit Pixel Quit Smoking Advert in Arcade Breakout Style Designed by Unknown
This cool Quit Smoking Advert, themed on the classic 8 bit arcade Breakout game, has been floating around for a while.
I first saw it on Reddit, and tweeted it:
— The Logo Smith (@thelogosmith) October 29, 2017
Unfortunately this is one of those occasions where good intentions: to spread and share someones great work and to promote the Quit Smoking message, ends up forgetting the designer, and we are left with these images by 'unknown'.
Often a quick search on Google will provide the answers, but in this case I can't seem to find the designer responsible.
I've gone through all the Reddit comments to try and find a link, but so far nothing. It's been shared, and Pinned so many times…
If anyone knows who designed it, then please do let me know.
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