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2 iPads make a great costume

on November 5, 2011 by Tim Comments

This brilliantly simple trick leaves a gaping hole in your stomach – provided you got sufficient WiFi. How long till we see a promotion team using this trick, possibly for a horror flick or game? Read more…

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Data Visualisation. Which language do you browse?

on November 5, 2011 by Tim Comments

Google Chrome’s translate feature allowed cartographer Eric Fisher to read the language used by the browser. Combining this information with Twitter’s API he created a beautiful global map of languages, emulating countries’ shapes, while at the same time showing how they fuse together at their borders.

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Censor your naughty pics with Obscura

on October 31, 2011 by Tim Comments

Heaps of people like to show some skin on social media. Belgian brand La Fille d’O wants to help us stay reasonably decent when posting our raunchier shots. The brand launched an iPhone app called ‘Obscura’ that lets you pixelate, star and black-bar all your naughty bits. Read more…

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Infographic: Anatomy of an Agency

on October 26, 2011 by Tim Comments

At last someone had the surgical mind to dissect what all our agency bodies are made of. Contrary to the title it is no empiric study but an entertaining look at the daily ‘marketing grind’. Find your own discipline and then share this graphic with your ’91 followers on Twitter’. Read more…

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Agent Provocateur. Fleurs du Mal.

on October 26, 2011 by Tim Comments

This video is so made for the web. Sexy lingerie brand Agent Provocateur is known for provocative films (remember Kylie Minogue riding an electronic bull?). Their new release is titled ‘Fleurs du Mal’ (Flowers of Evil). Apart from being extremely erotic, it has a nice shock effect built in, ideal for sharing online. And if you watch it in the office, make sure you got headphones on. Read more…

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Toyota’s Social Network Racer

on October 21, 2011 by Tim Comments

Japan’s hot shop ‘Party’ have launched a racing game that uses your social content as billboards along the track. It is an awesome execution with real game play value and an eerie distraction through the familiar photos whizzing past. Win the overall race and you could go to Japan, to see Toyota’s new sports car FT-86 unveiled. Read more…

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Meet me half way – in the Amazon

on October 19, 2011 by Tim Comments

Like so many other agencies ‘La Comunidad’ has offices in several cities and consequently a family of employees miles apart. For their 10 year anniversary they decided to surprise two creatives with a trip to meet half way. Which in their case was smack bang in the middle of the Amazon region. Read more…

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Take this lollipop – we dare you

on October 18, 2011 by Tim Comments

Halloween is almost upon us, so why don’t we get a bit scared online? This clever Facebook integration will have you fumbling for the ‘log out’ button pretty quickly. Connect with your facebook account and see a creepy guy starting to stalk you. Read more…

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Red Bull Music Academy

on October 13, 2011 by Tim Comments

One of Red Bull’s longest running engagements, the Music Academy just launched their first major video piece. Check out this mix of many animation techniques reflecting the cities the Music Academy is touring worldwide.

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Guest editorial: No, if we’re honest.

on October 9, 2011 by Tim Comments

No.

Say it.

Say it and mean it.

It’s a great word, and the only thing that stands between you and bad work with your name on it. Lately, even in digital, I have seen this letter combination become the ‘F’-word of our industry. Read more…

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