Thomas Stringham of Hot Tamali in Vancouver, BC has some great advice for creative companies: Don’t overdue overdo it when looking for new business. Here’s a clip from his Ad Age piece: Creative agencies thrive on being intense. We are daring and outspoken by design. We are people who wear our hearts on our sleeves […]
Zildjian’s new ad camaign from Boston agency Allen & Gerritsen speaks to the brand’s relationship with modern drummers. “Genuine You” print ads – featuring August Burns Red drummer Matt Greiner – include handwritten-like messages reminding consumers to be themselves and be heard. The camapign is running in alternative music publications like Modern Drummer, Drum!, Drumhead, […]
If you like documentary films from the genre’s top craftsmen, this “industrial film” commissioned by IBM to celebrate the company’s centennial, could be right up your alley. The 30-minute film is directed by Errol Morris. Music by Philip Glass.
Robert Downey as Mr. Peanut. Nice. The work for Planters comes from the New York office of Being, a spin-off from TBWA Worldwide.. Kraft shifted the Planters creative account in April to TBWA from DraftFCB, and TBWA formed Being to avoid conflicts with another client, the confectioner Mars. Mr. Peanut “has always had a wit […]
“I listen to my words but they fall far below I let my music take me where my heart wants to go” – Cat Stevens Agency: mcgarrybowen Production Company: Psyop / Smuggler
In Portland, soccer fans are good looking, in an indie rock lumberjack kind of way. That’s one thing I get from the Portland Timbers’ new out-of-home advertising campaign, currently running on several of the city’s structures, east and west of the Willamette River. The campaign from Jelly Helm Studio and Official Mfg. Co. is “the […]