TV show poster called out for plagiarism (and, yeah, we can see it)

Creating a stunning poster is one of the most crucial design tasks of any production. But, as a South Korean TV network accused of copycat design has just found out, the poster should only attract attention for the right reasons.

tvN has been accused of plagiarising a poster for its upcoming series of Little Women. With its two-toned blue hue, long shadows and far-off figures, the poster bears an uncanny resemblance to another Little Women poster – an exhibition poster created in 2016 by Shiseido, a Japanese cosmetic brand. And we have to say, putting the two side-by-side is like a game of spot the difference (try it out below). We suggest they read our guide to dealing with plagiarism (and that you check out some more successful poster designs).

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.