Veteran Designer Cracks Logo Design Challenge In 15 Mins, Shares Tricks Of The Trade


Portland-based freelance designer Aaron Draplin runs a one-man design shop called Draplin Design Co. He's known for his no-nonsense, straightforward approach towards design and has worked for clients like Nike, New York Times, Wired, Obama Administration, Old Spice and ESPN to name a few. When online education company challenged him to create a … Check it out ▸

Earn £100,000 In 1 Month If You Get Hired By This Agency, All You Need Is…


…talent, ambition and a big pair of b*lls to back yourself. McCann Bristol's bold new recruitment campaign titled "100k In One Day" is looking for creatives who can produce great work anywhere, on any brief and take their agency to the next level. The minimum work experience required is five years and your portfolio should be crammed with awesome integrated … Check it out ▸

Get A Bad-Ass Job Title For Yourself Using This Awesome Free Tool


These days, employers are rolling out long job titles to compensate for small pay packages. As a result, most employees end up feeling more important than they actually are :-p. Looking at this trend, New York-based viral marketing agency Thinkmodo has come up with an ingenious 'Badass Advertising Job Title Generator' that suggests the coolest job titles at … Check it out ▸

How Retail Stores Use Smell, Touch, Color And Music To Make You Buy Their Products


According to Neuromarketing author Roger Dooley, only 5% of of our buying decisions are made consciously. It is the subconscious 95% that retailers play tricks on. How? Did you know that the color red is used to attract impulsive buyers and increase bids during auctions? The scent of lavender relaxes you and the scent of talcum powder makes you feel secure … Check it out ▸

32 Brilliant Retro Style Illustrations That Show What’s Wrong With Society Today


Imagine being able to connect two different eras through one visual medium. That's what makes the work of British illustrator John Holcraft so special. Drawing inspiration from 1950s screen print posters, he creates retro style illustrations that depict what's wrong with the world today. … Check it out ▸

Watch What An ‘Honest’ Business Card Exchange Looks Like


Exchanging business cards is normally a pleasant experience with both sides trying to be as polite and courteous as possible, even if the exchange is of little to no value. This hilarious video clip from Vooza takes a satirical jab at this essential networking process and shows us what an honest business card exchange looks like. … Check it out ▸

Shirt Store Uses Drones To Display Collection In Crazy Marketing Stunt


Brazilian shirt store Camisaria Colombo used drone-based advertising (or 'drone-vertising') to display its Black Friday collection in Sao Paulo's business district, Vila Olimpia. The objective was to reach executives who stay in the office for long hours and inform them about special offers available on Black Friday at the Colombo shirt store. Check it out … Check it out ▸

This Is The Most Hilariously Honest Bank Ad You’ve Ever Seen


Scandinavian bank Nordnet promises a 'transparent banking' experience where you have full control over your money and investments. To demonstrate just how honest they are, they've launched a hilarious 4-ad campaign featuring actor Danny Fehsenfeld, who admits he was hired for $8000 to tell you how great Nordnet is as compared to other banks. … Check it out ▸

The Meaning Of 35 Famous Brands Names (Infographic)


Did you know that Durex is an abbreviation of Durable Reliable Excellence? Or that Nike is the ancient Greek goddess of victory? You hear these brand names almost everyday but have you ever wondered what they mean? This interesting infographic by 7Brands aims to answer the question and more. … Check it out ▸

21 Hilarious Comic Strips That Sum Up The World Of Advertising


Life in an advertising agency can get hilariously frustrating, specially for creatives. One such anonymous creative chose to depict the funny scenarios he faced everyday by creating short comic-strips and sharing them on his Tumblr blog titled The Awesome World of Advertising. Here are the best ones. … Check it out ▸

Zero Budget, No Agency, 90 Million Views: This Is Australia’s Most Viral Ad This Year


In just 10 days, a video mashup by Animals Australia titled "People being awesome" has received over 89.6 million views, 1.9 million Facebook shares and 760,000 likes. What makes it even more interesting is the fact that Animals Australia has no dedicated marketing team and this video was created in-house by employees who stayed back after work. Check it out … Check it out ▸

35 Brilliant Examples Of Creative Package Design


In today's competitive business environment, product packaging is as crucial as the product itself. Apart from being visually appealing, your package design needs to be practical, (re)usable and make the consumer prefer your product over the competitor's. Brands like Apple, who get it right, pay a lot of attention to the minutest details and create an … Check it out ▸

Survey Of 128 Agency Employees Reveals Interesting Details About Their Lives In And Out Of Office


Shushu Spanier, copywriter at BBR Saatchi & Saatchi (Tel Aviv), asked 128 of his colleagues to fill in a questionnaire related to their daily lives in and out of office. The questions ranged from "Where do you get your inspiration?" to "Ever did it with a colleague?". Shushu then collated the answers and created this infographic that offers an … Check it out ▸

How Two Random Ad Agency Creatives Got The Entire Hollywood To Endorse Them


Matt Roach and David Lawrie are a copy/art team who operate under the moniker aka creatives. When they're not creating award-winning campaigns at M&C Saatchi London, they get A-list celebrities like George Clooney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Gary Oldman, Courteney Cox and Elton John to endorse them on TV. What makes them special? This video has all … Check it out ▸