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Nike True City

on January 14, 2010 by Mark Comments

Nike True City is a really cool iPhone app where you can find some info about different european cities, provided by some “Nike experts”, but leaving it open for you to update the content with your own suggestions of what a “true city” should be. Aditionally the app reveals where new Nike events are taking place, where there are secret QR-codes in each city (i love they include even a QR-Code reader inside the application) or even new Nike products to be launched, creating a really interesting community where you can be rewarded on your own or by sharing to the rest of users. Here’s a little trailer to the app:

Buy Cannes Lions Grand Prix

on January 14, 2010 by Mark Comments

What an original one to look for a new job: Evegeniy Danilov, a russian copywriter is auctioning a Cannes Lion Grand Prix, to be paid in several monthly payments (his new salary) The whole story here. (via adland)

Hellicopter boyz

on January 14, 2010 by Mark Comments

The Nikon Coolpix is a new digital camera that not only takes photos or video, but also can project images over a surface, a really geeky and cool feature presented in this cool (and geek as well) video from GT Tokyo, really “Otaku-targeted”.

Coke “Happiness Machine”

on January 13, 2010 by Mark Comments

Good way to create some interest in a vending machine. Found it some kind of funny

RayBan again

on January 13, 2010 by Mark Comments

For two years now, RayBan is looking for viral success with it’s Never Hide Films. All of them weird, funny, bizar and/or shocking, and all low branded with just an integrated Never Hide note. Huge viral succes came for films like Guy catches sunglasses with his face, Cow gives birth to a dude and Super Chameleon. It didn’t came for films like Human Zoo and The Kiss. But overall you can easily say RayBan is very successfull reaching a broad, worldwide online crowd spreading the Never Hide message. Yesterday, film number 20 was released. This time it’s a guy getting a RayBan tattoo.

All the Uniqlo projects

on January 11, 2010 by Mark Comments

A fantastic resource, a compilation of all the Uniqlo digital projects from 2007. (via @FWA)

Audi’s suicide commercial

on January 7, 2010 by Mark Comments

Exactly four years after the controversial but very viral VW suicide bomber, Audi walks the same tricky road. A funny but disturbing commercial shows a man trying to kill himself in an Audi A5 TDi. Audi will probably deny being responsible, but that will make the video go even more viral. See for your self: update: Audi claims a violation of it’s trademark and urged YouTube to remove all copies. Here’s Adland’s version: update 2: Adland has nothing to do with the production of this ad. They are simply hosting the video.

French art of loving

on January 6, 2010 by Mark Comments

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!)

Take it to the next level at Firstborn

on January 6, 2010 by Mark Comments

I love Firstborn‘s work since the days of the first Yigal-Azrouel site. Yesterday, a friend of mine sent me this fantastic spoof of the Nike ad, where they’re looking for interns: (thx David Vale!)

Your line of fans

on January 6, 2010 by Mark Comments

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:

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