Designer/Archeologist Restores Old Outdoor Ads (To Something Beyond Their Former Glory)

According to Portland Monthly, 3D designer Craig Winslow has turned a yearlong creative residency with Adobe into a fascinating new art project. Using a technique called projection mapping, Winslow takes clues from ghost ads on city walls and recreates the original ads on his computer to scale. Then he projects them back onto the wall. […]

Multi-Cultural California Ready To Weigh In

On Tuesday, millions of California voters will put a cap on the 2016 primary season. The Golden State’s total voter registration now stands at 17,915,053. That’s the largest number ever registered heading into a primary election. According to Los Angeles Times, California’s voter rolls grew by almost 650,000 in the final six weeks of registration. […]

Find Your Park

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To encourage a new generation of visitors to the parks, Grey NY created the following “Find Your Park” campaign.

Legal Cannabis Is A Massive Opportunity for Marketing and Media Pros

Legal cannabis—medical and recreational—is a burgeoning opportunity for cannabis entrepreneurs like retailers and growers. It’s also a wide open opportunity for the larger ecosystem that supports this industry, including design shops, ad agencies, and media organizations. I recently had dinner with an account executive in Portland and asked him who was knocking on his shop’s […]

Americans Have Lost Their Voice; Citi Exploits Said Weakness for Financial Gain

Do you feel that people around you are polite, but in a weirdly dismissive way? It’s okay, we all do. I don’t know that viewers of this campaign will trust Citi to say what they mean, and do what they say. Nevertheless, I do like the campaign as it taps the right vein, connecting basic […]

Tune In To The 2016 Radio Mercury Awards

As a copywriter, you have to appreciate radio advertising, when it’s well done. After all, it’s the writer’s medium. As a connoisseur of well-made radio, you also want to thank 2016 Radio Mercury Awards for honoring outstanding radio each year, and for gathering 101 compelling radio spots in one place. “At the heart of a […]

Lee Clow, Supreme Master, Will See You At The Gala

“Every morning I sit for hours on the beach holding my ether orb.” -Lee Clow The “cult of creativity” that is LA’s ad scene, will be gathering at the Beverly Hilton this week to give themselves trophies. What you are about to see are promotional videos for the “Sold Out” event. Southern California advertising people […]

Clearasil May Not Know Teens, But It Knows When To Trust Its Ad Agency

Droga5 and Clearasil found a new way to talk to teens. This is from YouTube: Teens, would an uplifting video be a good way to tell you how fast our products work? We made one. For you. Because we heard you like these. We hope you like this one. Let us know if you do! […]