Adland's adnews

 
 

Pocket Art Director to the rescue!

Stuck in the office while the Art Director is in Cannes/watching football/home trying to catch up on sleep after doing 101 decks nobody looked at? Don't worry, with pocket art director there's no more waiting, it's graphic design made easy, over a million combinations and best yet it doesn't talk back. It's used by most startups and is the secret AIGA doesn't want you to know. Get one for each pocket! You can also simply try it on the web.

Adland: 
 

How many slaves do you have? Slaveryfootprint will tell you.

Slaveryfootprint is a site that allows you to calculate your slavery footprint, by selecting what you own, how you live, what you eat and how many members there are in your family. Children will add additional slaves due to the many plastic bits & toys, for example, but so will makeup. Along the way you learn stuff like the glitter in makeup is mica and it's mined by people who aren't making a living wage off it. I had no idea mica was used in makeup and toothpaste.

Adland: 
 

R.I.P Adidas CMO Hermann Deininger

It's belated, but we wanted to make sure we had some confirmation before publishing this. Today we pay our respects to adidas CMO Hermann Deininger who passed away on May 18th. Deininger, 54, apparently died from heart issues.

More, according to Achtung-Mode, the only English language obituary I could find:

Adland: 
 

adidas "House Match" vs. Nike's "Home Game"

adidas just dropped a new World Cup spot featuring Zidane and Beckham going on a not-so-friendly match inside their house against Lucas Moura and Gareth Bale.
Well, it's a new spot for adidas, anyway. Let's go back to 2004 when Nike Football had a similar approach only this time it was Thierry Henry tearing up his house in some quasi fantastic world in which members of the opposing team knock on his door ready to play.

Badland: 
Adland: 
 

Gatorade apologises over LeBron #cramp tweets

LeBron James was forced to leave Game 1 of the NBA Finals because of cramps and Gatorade's twitter account was amusing themselves by insunuating this was all due to the fact that he's not drinking it. Lebron signed with Powerade and it seems Gatorade is a bit cranky about that.

Adland: 
 

Beastie Boys win copyright suit, Monster Energy to pay $1.7 Mil

Radio.com report that Beastie Boys Win $1.7 Mil From Monster Energy In Copyright Suit. The infringing work was made in 2012, it was a promotional snowboarding video with a remix by DJ Z-Trip featuring the Beastie’s songs “Sabotage,” “So Watcha Want” and “Make Some Noise.” The video was four minutes long, and ended with a "RIP MCA" super, as he had passed away the day before the video was uploaded.

Adland: 
 

Noah Witlin named Creative Director of BusterINK

A veteran of motion picture and TV marketing, Noah Witlin joins BusterINK as Creative Director. The appointment was announced today by Neville Burtis, Executive Creative Director of BusterINK, the Print-Digital division of Stun Creative. Mr. Witlin will report directly to Mr. Burtis.

Adland: 
 

The Fallen - 9000 silhouettes etched in sand at Arromanches

Seventy years ago today, Operation Neptune now known as the Normandy landings began, and nine thousand soldiers and civilians died.

To remember the fallen, sand sculpture artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss etched 9000 silhouettes on to the beach in Normandy in a project called The Fallen 9000. They had asked for volunteers to help them, and were overwhelmed when hundreds of people showed up.

Adland: 
Top