Favourite ad campaigns this month…

Two of my favourite ad campaigns at the moment are for the National Lottery and Ikea. The National Lottery ads created by Abbot Mead Vickers, feature Piers Morgan and Katie Price sending themselves up with what they'd do if they won the lottery, along with with the hash-tag #pleasenotthem Piers Morgan gives a nightmarish theme pier … Continue reading Favourite ad campaigns this month…

Rare colour film of London in 1927

This is absolutely fascinating. Somehow black and white film doesn't seem quite 'real' but when you see images from the past in colour, it's like a little piece of time travel. In 1927 Claude Friese-Greene shot some of the first-ever color film footage around London. He captured everyday life in the city with a technique … Continue reading Rare colour film of London in 1927

Dove viral campaign becomes the most watched ad ever…

Saw this today and wasn't 100% sure if it was for real or if it was a parody, but then it occurred to me I'd seen something similar recently which was. The first video is the genuine article, a reminder that we are more beautiful than we think we are. A good lesson in this … Continue reading Dove viral campaign becomes the most watched ad ever…

New My Space…

Remember the days when 'My Space' was the king of Social Network sites, before Mark Zuckerberg invented Facebook and stole its crown. Admittedly by then it was a mish-mash of animated gifs and bad personalisation from its users but its gone back to the drawing board, stripped everything back and redesigned itself. And I actually … Continue reading New My Space…

Channel 4’s Paralympic Advert…

Channel 4 trailed their 90 second trailer advert for the Paralympic games last night. It was certainly quite epic, not only covering the athletes amazing abilities but also a nod to what some of them may have been through to get to where they are now. I thought it was awesome and extremely well made... You … Continue reading Channel 4’s Paralympic Advert…