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Chrome Web Lab

on July 24, 2012 by Tim Comments

Does anyone remember any relevant experiences (not ads) for Internet Explorer or Firefox? Chrome just keeps on astounding through interactive demos. B-Reel has just launched Web Lab, a collaborative project for Google Creative Labs based in the Science Museum in London. It lets visitors to the Science Museum (in real life as well as online) interact with five experiments. Read more…

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Wrangler Keep True

on July 23, 2012 by Tim Comments

Wrangler and Stink Digital have iterated their series of interactive videos with “Keep True”. This is their Fall/Winter collection experience and as in its predecessors, simple ‘drag and release’ interactions drive the story. Lovely soundscape as well. Read more…

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Agency Showreel: MK12

on July 23, 2012 by Tim Comments

MK12, Kansas City’s famous design and filmmaking collective, can proudly look back on 12 years of awesome work. Have a look at their Summer Reel 2012, uploaded a week ago. Read more…

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Video of the Day: Samy Deluxe

on July 18, 2012 by Tim Comments

German rappers often get (excuse the pun) a bad rap. Samy Deluxe is one of the better ones and even if you don’t speak German to appreciate his rhymes and references to literature’s greats, you can enjoy the type illustrations and animations in his latest video ‘Poesiealbum’. Read more…

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Digital Gum Ball Machine

on July 18, 2012 by Tim Comments

My former colleagues from Razorfish Germany have found a charming way to sell and distribute digital content to NFC enabled phones. Check out how an old gum ball vending machine became a virtual goodie box. Read more…

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Vooza, the next big Start Up

on July 16, 2012 by Tim Comments

Vooza is “like Spotify meets Grindr except for rental cars but run like it was for a hotel.” The team behind this new app discusses its functionality, the design philosophy, learning from failure, and Radimparency. Yes, you’ve read correctly: Radimperancy is a contraction of radical, impactful transparency. You better sign up to their updates immediately, this will be huge. Like a volcano disrupting. Read more…

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A conversation with my 12-year old self

on July 6, 2012 by Tim Comments

This post has very little to do with online marketing. Except, it shows how we can do amazingly creative things with all this documentating and archiving of our digital lives. For example, writing and performing a chat with your 12-year old self.

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Grandma Hilde’s Renault 4

on July 4, 2012 by Tim Comments

Yes, promotions are a crucial part of growing an audience on Facebook. But Renault in Holland showed that they don’t have to be run-of-the-mill executions but can come in the guise of nostalgia and good old storytelling.  The concept centred on a classic Renault 4 owned by the character Grandma Hilda. As she wasn’t able to drive it anymore, she decided to give it away to the most ardent Renault fan online. Read more…

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How to look your best the morning after

on July 2, 2012 by Tim Comments

Ever went to YouTube for tips and instructions? From using software to cooking and fixing things, instructional videos by everyday people have become our inspiration and indispensable helpers. Lauren Luke for example is one of YouTube’s stars when it comes to all things make up. And BBH London have done a clever collaboration with her to raise awareness for a charity. Read more…

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The Most Creative Country In The World

on July 1, 2012 by Tim Comments

Cannes has wrapped, and that means it is Lion counting time. While big countries such as USA, England, Brazil or Germany can be proud of their mountains of shiny metal, one tiny nation regularly defies the odds: New Zealand. In 2011 Kiwis pocketed 1 Lion per 155,989 citizens. And since they enjoy taking the piss out of themselves as well as sticking it to the Australians, here is a fun film advertising their national ad award (Axis). And yes, it won a 2012 Lion as well. Read more…

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