What's the point of unsolicited redesigns?

For better or worse, uncommissioned, unsolicited and uninvited redesigns have become somewhat of a fad. There's even a whole site dedicated to showcasing them, called Uninvited Designs.

In some cases, they can lead to great things. Designer and student Andrew Kim posted his own rebranding of Microsoft - and Microsoft hired him. In other cases, they can come off as shallow and cosmetic - and poorly reflect the designer who created them.

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