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Dec 2 2014 @ 10:49am

German grocery store Edeka gets in the Christmas beatboxing spirit:

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Nov 19 2014 @ 10:52am


Copyranter spots a “great ‘disruptive’ print ad”:

The Wikipedia entry for “Disruptive Innovation” is well over 4,000 words. Native Advertising is considered a Disruptive Innovation.

That’s rich. And ironic. Because it is designed to not be “disruptive”. It is designed to blend in, deceive. And it is not an “innovation”. Branded “native” print editorial content has been around for over 100 years.

This ad [above and below] ran in the November 7th issue of the Guardian (click to enlarge):

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Oct 30 2014 @ 8:39pm

Bonus points for the bipod:

SHAKE PUPPIES by Carli Davidson from Carli Davidson on Vimeo.

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Oct 29 2014 @ 9:41am

Paris and New York, delightfully juxtaposed:

Paris / New York from MATEL on Vimeo.

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Sep 20 2014 @ 5:17pm

A stock footage company puts their archive to clever cinematic use:

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Sep 19 2014 @ 5:44pm

Not cool so much as powerful:

Tim Nudd details the PSA:

With the United Nations General Assembly meeting next week, the world’s leading NGOs—Oxfam, Save the Children, Care, Amnesty and a hundred more—have banded together for a new PSA, directed by [Martin] Stirling, that attempts to capture the horrors being endured by ordinary Syrians on a daily basis. … The stylistic choice of using reverse footage almost becomes a moral choice here—it’s the hook that makes the piece haunting, and shareable, and thus capable of making a difference. The film is the centerpiece in the NGOs’ #WithSyria campaign, which drives viewers to a petition asking the UN Security Council to take next steps to protect civilians.

Stirling’s previous ad calling attention to the plight of Syrian civilians is here.

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Sep 18 2014 @ 10:00am

So perfectly understated:

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Sep 17 2014 @ 12:01pm

She even looks a little like Maureen Dowd:

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The billboard version is even more obviously Modo:


This is from a new ad campaign from the people who won the ballot initiative in Colorado. Among the advice given:

Don’t be a pothole.

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Sep 9 2014 @ 8:32pm

A reader flags it:

In light of today’s big Apple news, this ad is perfect.

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Aug 27 2014 @ 5:11pm
by Dish Staff

The city of Toronto lets the litter do the talking:


One more:

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