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First wink, then Big...

Big Magazine is following in the footsteps of other magazines, like wallpaper* - and opened an ad agency. Who's next? Playboy? They could do the cheap beer ads. Or maybe they do? Kidding of course - Big has some big names with them. Click the read more.

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Last and final day of the ADCG

Sunday 11th Nov Day 3

The final day of AGDC. The first round of presentations started at 9:30am. Not surprisingly, alot of ppl did not attend these early presentations after last nights round of endless drinks and hitting the pub after 11pm. I got about 3 hours sleep and I arrived like a zombie :)

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Day two - Saturday - of the ADCG

Day 2 of AGDC

Saturday proved to be a dissappointment for AGDC. There were very few booths/stalls. Alias|Wavefront, Discrete and Intel were the prominent ones. Other companies include Auran, Infogrames, AIE, Mad Academy and a couple of others.

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Define creativity?

HOW Magazine carries a good article Creativity Demystified
by Dr. Jay L. Brand. It ends on the same Isaac quote as Herman Vaske named his book after. It is well worth a read. While you're out there - surf past UnDesign's Orbit and design a un-advertising campaign by building a banner you can show off on their site. Brilliant.

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Polygamy-Porter offends mormons.

Polygamy Porter "why have just one?", is causing a bit of a stir. Guardian UK. Click the link kids!

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Goodby's Reefer Madness

Judging from their consistently outstanding work, the grass seems to be greener
at award winning SF shop Goodby Silverstein and Partners.

But recently, their smokin' creative got to be a bit much for Jeff Goodby himself.

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Amidst the bombing, the rumble of JWT

This is a story from the Guardian in the UK. Slightly mad, if you ask me but then you didn't so I'll just concentrate on getting the link right instead.

Yours, troutcrisis

article in the Guardian about JWT

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Wireality list.

Another mailing list is born!

This one is a list about corporate identity.

Go to to sign up."an e-mail list discussing issues relevant to branding and corporate identity professionals... a carefully-blended mix of news, links, reviews, rants and anything else deemed as relevant and valuable for the corporate design and branding community."

Marius promises to moderate it hard. Those who are interested in this aspect of design and know how to use email - are wholeheartedly reccomended to join.

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Ads target hackers

a series of public service ads to stop pro-US hackers vandalizing arabic websites and slowing down the internet will be shot, read all about it @ Nandotimes

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Goodby's Dignified Good-byes

Even under the duress of the current economic climate, Goodby Silverstein & Partners remains a class act in both the quality of their work and the management of their agency.

In an e-mail obtained by fuckedcompany (which mistakenly identifies them as a "lawfirm"), they compassionately explain staff and pay cuts.

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