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ArtClass Signs Director/Creative Director Shaun Collings

Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed Director Shaun Collings for commercial, promo, and branded content representation.

ROOF Studio Animates Emotional Short Film for CURAVIVA Switzerland

Animation studio ROOF Studio produced “Rosemarie’s Life,” a touching 3D-animated short about an elderly WWII survivor.

Better Half Leverages Long-Term Creative Collaboration with Vans For Integrated “Musicians Wanted” Campaign Featuring Anderson Paak

Better Half has exploded into New Year 2021 with an innovative, integrated campaign for Vans entitled “Musicians Wanted” featuring judges Anderson Paa

‘New Words For Now’ Brings Levity to the Lockdown

A light-hearted new charitable initiative is built around a new vocabulary that describes our strange COVID world.

Small Beer: In the world of extremes, drinking doesn't need to be!

In its first work for Small Beer Dark Horses shows that even in a world of extremes, drinking doesn't need to be The campaign also sees the agen

Maxwell Meade - New illustration Design

Maxwell Meads is Australia's favorite honey wine.

Creating a logo that becomes a meme, while others reap the financial benefit

Pakistani designer, minimalist and self-confessed type-o-holic Owais Riaz created the logo meme of 2020 back in June, which reached the front page of

HERMÈS - "Objects for interior life" by Christopher Anderson (2020)

Christopher, in collaboration with the creative director fabien mouillard from Publicis & Nous brought the collection to a new level and delivered

Smucker’s corporate identity evolution turns over a new leaf

Smucker's, the company which in consumer's minds is synonymous with fruits and berry jams, has revamped its logo in order to more accurately
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Adland's Podcast ep 4: Ray Larabie - the prince of fonts

Everyone has seen something that Ray Larabie has done, even if they might not know his name.

"A Swedish raccoon" Covid-19 information mascot denied due to copyright infringement

The region of Skåne in Sweden wanted a cheeky mascot to remind people to wash their hands and created a Swedish racoon as a mascot.

Coca Cola and Publicis Italy runs a campaign without the iconic coke bottle

As Juliet, the PR contact explains: "The bottle is not there but you can still feel it!"
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Under 26 and interested in a Design career? IED Barcelona has a scholarship contest open to students globally.

Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity.

Create Your World with Pantone® - Instagram campaign, France

In partnership with advertising agency TBWA\Paris, Pantone, the provider of professional colour language standards and digital solutions, is featured

Grolsch is embarking on a not-so-trivial pursuit of Toronto’s film fans.

Here's a sweet conversation-starter game that Grolsch made for their sponsorship of the Toronto International Film Festival - which is on now (Se

Lust for fonts: introducing Brickton

Brickton might seem dominating with it’s bold characters and pointy serifs.

Special Olympics Athletes Unite To Inspire and Design Original Logo for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Creative Partner, Publicis Seattle, Leads Athlete-Inspired Initiative Academy Award Winning Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi Directs
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Carousell unveils bold new logo and brand identity across Asia

Carousell, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Asia, today unveiled a fresh new look which includes a revamped logo, brand positioning and visu

HECHO STUDIOS CREATES EPICA'S NEW AD CAMPAIGN

The latest edition of the awards’ annual campaign combines op art with a gently provocative message.

Big Fat Belly Good Cajun Seasoning

Working with Lupo’s Spice Company, Cerberus created the Big Fat Belly Good Cajun Seasoning brand from scratch.
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LIME France encourages riders to behave better

LIME has come out with this campaign, using the complaints they get from annoyed non-Limers to remind scooter users of proper etiquette.

Coke ribbon campaign points out recycling bins, Italy

There is a new twist to the "coke hand ribbons" idea, this time it's Coke telling you to bloody recycle that can already.

McDelivery announced in Italy with this simple graphic idea

Leo Burnett, Italy, has come up with this incredibly simple idea announcing McDonald's delivery.

Mærsk are granted a trademark on their light blue colour

For only the second time in the history of Denmark, a business has got the exclusive right to colour The Patent and Trademark Office has signed on th

Paws2U - Expecting Unconditional Love United States - OOH USA

In our modern times the traditional family may look a little different. And peoples idea of what a family is, has also changed.

Manifest CEO calls out client for ripping off their work.

Like all industries, advertising is filled with good eggs and bad ones.

Ian Bradley joins Framestore as Design Director

Framestore is pleased to announce the hiring of Design Director Ian Bradley, who will be based out of the company’s New York office.

Yves Saint-Laurent "Y" (2017) 1:20 (France)

Yves Saint Laurent presents WHY. It makes everything possible. Why follow old paths when I can create new ones? Why have dreams if I can’t fulfill

Call for Entries to A' Design Award & Competition

A’ Design Award & Competition is the world’s leading international annual juried competition for design.

Agência UM - Rebrand (2017) :44 (Brazil)

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Biggans Böcklingpastej gets redesigned by Bedow.

Us Swedes are a funny lot, not only do we eat a lot of fish prepared in a plethora of ways, we also like to store it in unusual containers.

Swedish Liberal party has a new logo - that looks like a penis.

The Liberal People's Party in Sweden (formerly known as Folkpartiet now known as Liberalerna) have changed their logo.
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The Art of the Icehotel - original every year.

A visit in the ICEHOTEL promises interesting memories of snow, dog sleigh rides, an amazing natural landscape and perhaps some aurora borealis to boot

"Russians don't need visas" - nor do they need copyright

A funny thing happened on twitter today, David Patrikarakos found this snarktastic t-shirt that reads “Russians don’t need visas”. T-shirt at GUM s
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True Fruits Smoothies won't apologize for "ugly girl friend" black bottle smoothie

True Fruits Smoothies in Germany has released a fruit juice mix in a black bottle where there's a point to the oblique design.
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Agency 358 revamps Finnish beer brand Lapin Kulta

My favorite Finns at Agency 358 just revamped Lapin Kulta, a lager that now looks, at least to me, a lot more premium than it used to.
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Making your portfolio look like Lürzers Archive: Badlanded!

This Badlander is fun!

GoTV press ad a lot like Adland's logo.

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Ballantine's - The T-shirt OS / The wearable, shareable, programmable t-shirt - (2012)

The t-shirt was the status update before the status update

Coke creates iconic "hands" image as a new twist on classic ribbon, Hong Kong

Jonathan Mak Long created a tribute to Steve Jobs that went viral, which landed him the gig of creating another iconic image for Cooke.

An ode to those olympic stick figure dudes

The New York Times has a really nice history of Olympic pictograms.
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NY Times: Super Bowl Logos

The New York Times has a nice compilation of Super Bowl logos from 1 - 43.
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Alex White - "Advertising design and typography" - the new bible book for budding designers.

When I first spotted this book, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.
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Forget All the Rules You Ever Learned About Graphic Design: Including the Ones in this Book

Bob Gill is a genius when it comes to graphic design, and this book is the proof of it.
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LogoMania

The quick-hit format gives designers easy access to creative ideas.
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Graphic Design as a Second Language: Bob Gill (Hands on Graphics)

This publication is part of the Handson Graphics series - an exciting and unique collection exploring the work of respected and highly talented intern

Hut Weber Hats - Hitler vs Chaplin "It's the hat"

The clothing really does make the man, even if they have strange taste in facial hair.
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Logo Design (Midi Series)

What's your sign?
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Designing Brand Identity: A Complete Guide to Creating, Building, and Maintaining Strong Brands

This innovative approach -- blending practicality and creativity -- is now in full-color!
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Troika Design Group Establishes Brand Identity for The CW Network

Come this September 20th, a new primetime TV network will hit the air (the first in 10 years!) with a logo, tagline, aesthetic, and on-air identity cr

The Comic Sans Candidate

“I’m Pete Ricketts and I believe in kids, America, apple pie and fun fonts!” Well, I’m Tom Nemitz and I believe when a congressional candidate uses
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Coca Cola tries to be exclusive

Armchair Media has created some funky new bottles for Coca Cola.
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Logo Twins, Quarks new look is Scottish Arts Council's old look.

Uh-oh! Quark express has decided to get a new look - the only problem is that someone else is already wearing it, the Scottish Arts Council.
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Nike is paying homage to... Or plagiarising?

Minor Theft - over at Pitchforkmedia one can see comparisons between Minor Threats cover art and a current Nike poster.
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Logo twins mean very different things

It's The Font, Stupid

An op-ed piece in The New York Times (registration required) examines the design and typography of the U.S. presidential candidates' logos.
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New Colors - "Toning Down The Colors Of Benetton"

In the revamped Colors, the magazine owned by the Italian apparel company Benetton that arrives on newsstands today, emotion and mayhem charge through
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Trimming the Christmas bush

Another ad makes use of pubic hair - remember the ingenious Remington ad earlier this year that wrote the bodycopy in the illustrations pubic hair?
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Unspecial effects for graphic designers - Bob Gill

Graphic designer says: to hell with special effects.
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Target - Philippe Starck (2002) - 0:30 (USA)

Philippe Starck designed items for Target, where you can get design for less. 

72 dpi - anime - Adland Haiku Challenge - Win the book.

Die Gestalten Verlag has published a most delish collection of animations from the web hottest artists in 72dpi-Anime .

Wall Street Journal Redux

On April 9, the Wall Street Journal went to the newsstands with a new redesign.

Randall Cosco gets Adbusters shown on CNN

Vancouver based photographer Randell Cosco has burned a few bridges and flags in his life, but he wasn't quite prepared for the hoopla his image
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Gill sans special effects

Bob Gill has finally crammed some of his best work into one book for the ultimate drool tool.

Target - Beautiful World - Red (2001) - 0:30 (USA)

Target - Wonderful Place - Blue (2001) - 0:30 (USA)

Exhibition of Gill's sense

The publication of Unspecial Effects for Graphic Designers will coincide with a major exhibition of Gill's design and illustration.
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A Communicator's Credo

The big idea will always be what great advertising is all about

Old Navy - Track Pants (CA classic) - 0:30 (USA)

'Tate by Tube' - tube poster UK

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Genesse Beer - Box (regional) (1986) - 0:10 (USA)

St. Ivel Gold - Chop - (1984) 0:20 (UK)

K-Tel international - Break-Master (early 1980s classic) 0:30 (USA)

HOW TO: set up your own competitions

Kotex - Be John's wife. Be Kathy's mother. Be your own woman. (1972) print

"Be John's wife. Be Kathy's mother. Be your own woman. But be sure"

"Scroll along in panty hose by Berkshire" (1970) printad

"the leg goes for a Scroll in Berkshire's sheer, sandalfoot panty hose of Actionwear."

Kotex "be new, be natural, be now and forever" - 1970 print

Anthony Muto designed the funky flower power gown in this advert.

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