Plagiarius, the negative award showcase held each year at consumer goods fair Ambiente, was a cracker this year. Alongside the Dyson fan (above left: Dyson original, right: PR China rip-off) and curvaceous glassware was an unbelievably blatant copy of board game Pinguine! Deluxe, and even a replica of a rather more adult object by Fun Factory.
Above: left: Pinguine! Deluxe original, right: copy.
Read about Plagiarius 2011 here.
Below: left: The Garlic Twist by NexTrend, California; right: copy by Mascot Europe B.V.