Not A Pretty Picture

A credit crunch, sparked by the subprime crisis, prompted depositors to make the first run on a British bank in a generation, developers of London’s tallest skyscraper to postpone construction plans and economists to warn that economic growth will shrink.
[via USA Today]

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today, as head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon, I'm focused on providing affordable and effective integrated marketing solutions to mid-market clients.


  1. That’s not good.

  2. Not good at all.

  3. I was in London last week when it happened and wrote about it on our blog at It was pretty wild and a great example of crowd mentality andthe power of a good, or in this case, bad, brand experience. In the first two days, over a $1 billion and a half pounds were withdrawn.