Portland Ad Fed’s Rosey Awards has a brand spankin’ new Web site for 2009’s show and call for entries. One look and you’ll see the emphasis is on spankin’. Instead of tapping into the natural desire for Portland creatives to compete against one another, the team at Ant Hill Marketing decided to take the campaign […]
When your client wins an industry award and wants to tell everyone about it, it can be a hellish assignment because sane people tend to not like chest beating ads. Thankfully, Subaru and its agency didn’t fall into that trap here.
thinkLA honored the best advertising produced by Los Angeles and Southern California agencies last night at the 43rd Annual Belding Awards held at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center. The top Sweepstakes Award went to RPA for its Honda Musical Road, entered in the miscellaneous category. See below. Belding Bowls were also given to […]
I was interested to learn that The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (in association with the University of Missouri School of Journalism) includes blogs in its Best in Business awards. Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business; Ian Lamont of TheStandard.com; and Jonathan Blum of blumsday.com were recognized for excellence in blogging. As was […]
An entity I’ve not heard of before took it upon themselves to designate the year’s most effective print ads. The one above from RPA in Santa Monica was found to be effective, as was this one by Draft/FCB: I am partial to one word headlines, but no one I know would put the Kraft ad […]