Vintage paper condom packs: "Sold for the prevetion of disease only" - I fancy number 4, "Devil Skin"
Ideas on Ideas get serious again in The heart of the matter where they tell the story of a client who - *gasp* - suggested using Logoworks instead.
Although I know the power of design to affect an audience, I’m often reluctant to point this out when selling our services. Perhaps this is simply habit, but it’s a bad one that must be broken. I wonder if we need to temporarily put aside our talk of brand, strategy and execution, and consider our power to influence emotion. This is what we’re doing when we get people to stop and admire a wine label, laugh at a magazine ad, slow down to observe a billboard or put a promotional poster up on the office wall. So, why don’t we put more effort into selling these reactions, instead of the objects themselves?
She's wearing only a thong and giving every motorist on 66th Street a come-hither look.... but she's not breaking any laws since neither her breasts or "or anal cleft" are exposed. I only linked that to be able to say "anal cleft."
Pingdom, who check is servers are up or down, have stumbled onto an idea... Are Apple marketing by downtime?. Since there really is no need to take a site down to add new products, are they simply using their fanboys pouncing on every server glitch as a viral marketing tactic to spread the word about new products by taking their site down for maintenence? Hmmm.....
Getty Images now has a blog. They've posted Behind the Scenes at a Crowd Shoot with a brief behind-the-scenes (windows media, ugh) video of how a creative photo shoot and film shoot were blended together if you're curious.