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Docomo: Touch Wood (Wood Xylophone)

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Docomo: Touch Wood (Wood Xylophone)

A beautiful, promotional piece for the Docomo Touch Wood SH-086 phone, titled 森の木琴 (Wood Xylophone). It's hard to believe this is a product commercial to sell a phone [...]

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April 21, 2011

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1968 Afri-Cola Commercial Directed by Charles Wilp

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1968 Afri-Cola Commercial Directed by Charles Wilp

Although the Afri-Cola commercials have made the rounds on YouTube and the occasional blog commenting on its bizarreness, few seem to mention Charles Wilp who created the campaign for the fledging company.

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November 24, 2010

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Droid Commercial Offensive to Podlings

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Droid Commercial Offensive to Podlings

I have to say, I can't stand the Droid commercials. Actually, I can't stand the entire campaign. Now don't get me wrong, I love the Droid, I just fail to understand just who they are marketing to.

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November 15, 2010

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Advertising, Culture, Web

Inland Printer Catalog from 1898

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Inland Printer Catalog from 1898

These are a few highlights from The Inland Printer dating back to 1898. The Inland Printer was a leather-bound trade catalog distributed around Chicago and New York to various print and publishing houses.

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July 8, 2010

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Advertising, Print, Typography

Schmooze n’ Booze

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Schmooze n’ Booze

I just received this really amazing print from the Davier Interactive studio titled Schmooze n' Booze, a bi-monthly gathering in collaboration with the Fresno Advertising Federation for like-minded creatives to connect, shoot the shit, mingle and net [...]

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June 9, 2010

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Michael

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Advertising, Design, Illustrations

Up There: Hand-Painted Advertising

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Up There: Hand-Painted Advertising

UP THERE, directed by Malcom Murray, is a short documentary that "reveals the dying craft of large-scale hand painted advertising and the untold story of the painters struggling to keep it alive."

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April 27, 2010

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Christy

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Project Runway for Creative Directors

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Project Runway for Creative Directors

Mike Wolfsohn wrote a short and sweet article on AdAge about how "watching 'Project Runway' may not make you the next Diane Von Furstenberg but it could help you in your quest to become the next Dan Wieden."

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April 19, 2010

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Advertising, Entertainment, fashion

So Long, FarFar

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So Long, FarFar

According to Adland, the ten-year old Swedish advertising agency officially shut its doors and gave its remaining sixteen employees their pink slips.

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April 8, 2010

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Advertising, Culture, News

Art & Copy

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Art & Copy

What goes on behind the scenes at any given ad agency and how do some of these people sleep at night? Thankfully Doug Pray and his latest documentary Art & Copy has come to answer those very questions.

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March 14, 2010

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