Hill Holliday Goes Back In Time For Newsweek’s “Mad Men” Issue

Newsweek Magazine is going retro from cover to cover in celebration of the fifth season of “Mad Men,” due to air later this month.

According to Hollywood Reporter, the new issue dives deep into the conservative, pre-culture shift 1960s consumer world of the show, and offers ads for modern day companies designed in the style that Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce might have produced.

Here are two such ads from Hill Holliday:

Visit Ad Age to see an entire gallery of the retro ads for modern companies that are appearing this special edition of Newsweek.



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—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.