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Run a holiday

Virgin Run a Holiday

It doesn’t need to be limited to Virgin, either. Any airline that offers airmiles could team up with a manufacturer of electronic gym equipment.

Lassa road fashion

Lassa road fashion

These “winter road fashion” print ads for Lassa caught my eye.

How to persuade

Pan Am commercial still

When advertising wasn’t about paid celebrity endorsements, effects and decoration.

Remember those great Volkswagen ads?

Remember those great Volkswagen ads?

“…if you simply appreciate wit and style, you’ll enjoy this book.”

From the reader #25


Deiter Steffmann’s type collection of Blackletter is free to download.

From the reader #23

Pejac Line

Pejac. My kind of artist.

Haribo Fruity Bears campaign

Haribo Fruity Bears

This print-ad campaign for German confectioner Haribo actually made my mouth water.

From the reader #21

Italy flag from food

National flags made from each country’s traditional foods, by WHYBIN \ TBWA.

From the reader #20

Hong Kong tower block, Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf’s architecture of density project is pretty incredible.

Guinness Extra Cold posters

Guinness Extra Cold poster

Good ideas don’t need embellishment.

Double-use billboards

IBM smart ideas billboard

“By adding a simple curve, we gave advertising a new function.”

A billboard that turns air into drinkable water

Billboard air water Peru

Probably the best billboard I’ve ever seen.

Only 4% of women consider themselves beautiful

Dove Real Beauty Sketches

You are more beautiful than you think.

Stop motion. Behind the scenes.

Suus Hessling and Rogier Wieland

When you invite people into your design process, it suddenly becomes a lot more interesting.

Back to those morals…

Anti-abortion billboard ripped

“…harmful lies, emotive scaremongering and judgement.”

The making of L’Odyssée de Cartier

Cartier panther

Bruno Aveillan celebrates 165 years of Cartier in his latest short film L’Odyssée de Cartier.

Banksy on advertising

Banksy out of stock

“Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head.”

Online advertising earnings

painted dollar sign

Details of my online advertising earnings and website traffic for March 2011.

Advertising on blogs

neon open sign

At what point does it become distracting, or to the detriment of the content?

You don’t always need to show the product you’re selling.

Wonderbra ad

A brand name + suggestion can sometimes suffice.

Best use of a shop window postcard space

piano tuition ad

A few entries from the “best use of a shop window postcard space” category.

Chip Shop Awards 2010 open for entry

PS3 advertisement

The Chip Shop Awards 2010 is open for entry.

Viagra is 10

Viagra pills Pfizer logo
Photograph by: Getty Images

Let’s reminisce about the flood of Viagra spam we’ve deleted.

New not improved

old Monster Munch packaging

Just because something is new, doesn’t mean it’s better.

HP invent

HP invent

Hewlett Packard set a design brief for the D&AD Student Awards. One result stands out.

The Chip Shop Awards 2009

Blu Tack advert Chip Shop Awards

The Drum has today announced the nominations for this year’s Chip Shop Awards.

Sex, Lies and Photoshop

retouched eyes

Just how much are we affecting the minds of the younger generation?

FAB Creative Excellence Awards

FAB Awards

Two days left to enter 2009’s FAB Awards (Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards).

Guinness ads from years gone by

pint of guinness

In my younger youth I’d opt for a fizzy beer. Nowadays, I’m more partial to a pint of black.

The Chip Shop Awards 2008

chip shop awards

The Chip Shop Awards is about fostering and recognising creativity with no boundaries and no rules.