I don’t know if that’s the best possible ending for such expectation as it was created during 10 days, but it looks interesting to me the way that Aubade used to create some buzz for the launch of their new site, using a girl wearing one of the corsets that they produce: (thx Mattt!)
This one is a one from us that we did last autumn for Rexona Teens, a deodorant for teenagers that, being always the same product, changes its tagline every year, “Dance and teens”, “Love and teens” or, in this case “Fans and teens”. To support this last one we created a little promo using a Facebook app called “Your line of fans”, that allows you to show if you’re a better fan than others, and you’re required to create the longest line to support your favorite artist, inviting your friends to be formed in your line (and then the friends of your friends), so you could use the line to try it to be the longest and also to meet new friends that share with you the same interest in that artist. In the end, the longest line (whoever the artist is) could get some tickets to attend some shows from that artist (looks like Jonas Brothers rule for teens) Here’s a little video explaining the project:
The new Tony Hawk videogame, “Tony Hawk Ride”, comes with a new controller that allows even your dog skateboarding now: A great piece of work by Droga5, and a standing ovation to Tillman, the skateboarding bulldog (famous because of this) (via Adland.tv)
13 Rue del Percebe (13, Barnacle Street) (an example here) has been one of the most traditional examples of surreal humor in Spain for ages. Following that kind of humor, Orange Spain released an interesting project (done by Binaria) last Christmas called “El misterio del arbol” (“Mistery of the tree”), a series of animated episodes where some characters living in the same neighborhood have to find out who has stolen the Christmas tree.
This morning i came upon (via @pedroramirez, digital director at Grey Mexico) a fantastic link, an old Marshall McLuhan’s interview published at Playboy Magazine in 1969. With assertions such as “Effective study of the media deals not only with the content of the media but with the media themselves and the total cultural environment within which the media function”, the text is as interesting and (surprisingly) contemporary as it gets in many aspects of our current environment.
As in the fantastic Big Shadow project, another good example that “interactive” doesn’t mean “in front of the computer”: Night lights, by YesYesNo Looks like lots of fun and engage, more info and full credits and explanations here (via @JoshuaDavis)
We decided that there is always one idiot who gets super smashed at the Christmas party… in our case it was JJ – one of our designers. It’s all real booze the silly dude took for the team. Check it out here. Send your agency cards in so we can show them off.
It’s Shark Week on Discovery Channel and this link has been sent around showing a group of sharks swimming right next to bathers at Bondi Beach. Pretty cool.
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