Posts Tagged: 'advertising'

Phones Down, Please. Pure Genius From Guinness

Windows Phone 7 – Really?

Does any of this look familiar to you? I have to admit it does to me. Of late I’ve become more and more aware of how frequently I check various social networks and apps on my iPhone. Oddly I’ve found it’s the times I didn’t have the phone with me that made me most aware of when Continue Reading

Nike : Write The Future

I was saying just the other day that I couldn’t remember the last time I’d seen a really great advert. Well I’ve just seen the best ad I’ve seen in a long time: Write The Future from Nike. Sure it’s a huge budget epic full of over-paid footballers, but it captures the passion and the Continue Reading

Advert Of The (Previous) Decade

Viewers of the UK TV station ITV have voted for the advert of the decade, even though technically this decade doesn’t end until the end of 2010, but what’s another year between friends. The winner was the excellent ‘Go On Lad’ from Hovis: I was going to challenge this, and say that they were wrong, all Continue Reading

My New Favourite Advert

I saw this at the cinema last night – brilliant!

Night Driving

Volkswagen UK have had consistently brilliant TV adverts for as long as I can remember; but Night Driving is one of their finest. The ad is beautifully shot and Richard Burton’s narration of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas works wonderfully with the soundtrack which is by Cliff Martinez from the soundtrack to the film Continue Reading

Make My Logo Bigger!!!

This is for every designer and marketeer that has had to work with less “enlightened” colleagues and clients. So true and so funny… Make My Logo Bigger!!!

Product Placement Gone Mad

I saw the new Fantastic Four film last night which was pretty good. There was the usual blatant product placement all over it but one piece just left me open mouthed. Mr Fantastic builds a very funky FantasticFourmobile, flying, jet, ship thing which has a Dodge grill and Dodge seats. WTF? Yes, Dodge as in Continue Reading

Perfect Advertising?

In case you hadn’t realised my previous post Just when I thought I was over you was an ode to the iPhone. Signals vs. Noise has a very interesting post in which they say that one of the iPhone adverts is “perfect advertising”. You know what they could be right. I was very definitely over Continue Reading