According to the Chinese calender it's Year of the Monkey. San-Francisco-based designer Lehu Zhang wanted to design a poster to commemorate it, and came up with this:
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Well. Around 8,000 people retweeted the image with the hashtag "#designfail" conferred by entertainment publicist Greg Veks.
The thick-skinned Zhang is taking it in stride. "A monkey face was my initial plan," he writes on his portfolio page. "But as long as I was drawing, this turned out. For sure I knew what I made before I post it. So I would say it was a double-meaning poster at very beginning, no matter it was accidentally or not. I apologize if it hurts somebody but all I wanted was to celebrate new year and make some funny thing.
"Happy new year."