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Entries Tagged as 'Advertising'

Wexley School For Girls: World Widening The World Wide Web

April 22nd, 2009 2 Comments

Wexley School For Girls commands a cheeky, quirky, downright gutsy online vibe that falls somewhere between a Monty Python skit and a Yo’ momma joke competition. The Seattle-based marketing, branding, design, and interactive agency holds clients that range from car dealerships to Italian soccer boot purveyor, Diadora. The best part? Despite its varied clientele, everything […]

Tags: Advertising · Art · Design

Mother New York Wants The World To Crash On Their “Mother Couch 2.0”

April 2nd, 2009 No Comments

This past Wednesday, the Mother New York ad agency threw a major rager in honor of a couch. Okay, it wasn’t so much a rager, but it was a launch party for their latest creation, Mother Couch 2.0. What is Mother Couch 2.0, you ask? In the words of the ad agency behind the couch: […]

Tags: Advertising · New York · Technology

Pepsi Launches Rebranding – Nobody Cares

January 9th, 2009 5 Comments

Armin over at Brand New had a great in depth look at the massive, and all around expensive (1.2 billion dollars over the course of 3 years! Who says companies aren’t spending money on advertising?) rebranding of Pepsi. New York firm Arnell Group is responsible for the rebranding while TBWA\Chiat\Day handled print and television campaigns.  […]

Tags: Advertising · Marketing

W+K Launches Radio Station – Proves still cooler than your ad agency.

January 9th, 2009 No Comments

In my opinion, having something like a blog, podcast, or twitter for any company is a great way to give some insight on who you are and what you do on both business, and social levels. If you’ve ever read my posts in the past about W+K, you already know that I’m a huge fan […]

Tags: Advertising

It’s more than just sneakers: An interview with Jeff Staple.

December 18th, 2008 3 Comments

Jeff Staple as far as we are concerned is one of the most interesting entrepreneur and figures in street wear and street wear culture. He has always maintained a steadfast commitment to follow his vision despite the fickleness of the industry. While other brands were eager to cash in on whatever trends were popular, Staple […]

Tags: Culture · Design · Fashion · Marketing

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners – Stick it to McCain

October 15th, 2008 No Comments

httpv:// Goodby, Silverstein & Partners resides virtually in my back yard and I’ve been meaning to write about them for a bit now. As one of the top independent ad shops in the country, they are responsible for excellent work they produce for clients such as Adobe, Comcast, and Hyundai. The two principles, Jeff Goodby and […]

Tags: Advertising · Culture