Creative

Are these the worst US ads of 2010?

According to Crowell Advertising & PR’s second annual Tracy Awards they are anyway. Agency founder Tracy Cowell reckoned there was a gap in the awards market for real stinkers and here’s the full list, the cream of the crap as ...

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Rumbol and Green unveil plans for new agency 101

Former Cadbury marketing director Phil Rumbol (Mr Gorilla) and three refugees from Fallon UK, Laurence Green, creative Richard Flintham and designer Mark Elwood, have revealed a little about their eagerly-awaited new agency. It’s going to called 101 (which comes as ...

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Sometimes you just have to share these things, here’s Wilkinson Sword’s ladies ‘mowing the lawn’

From JWT New York I believe but stranger things have happened. It’s an oldish commercial but it shows how below-the-belt female preoccupations are becoming big business. Good job it isn’t running in the UK because the Daily Mail would have ...

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Guinness breaks new ‘more life in the dark’ line with ad launch in Ireland

Interesting new commercials are coming thick and fast and Diageo, owner of Guinness and other brands including Johnnie Walker is dipping into its copious pockets again with this ad from AMV’s Irish operation that debuts in Ireland imminently before coming ...

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BBH pushes the envelope every which way with Johnnie Walker Marc Herremans ad

Blimey this is going to be controversial, not because it features a disabled athlete confronting his former self (which is brilliantly done) but because it’s for a booze company, Diageo’s Johnnie Walker whisky. Belgian triathlete Marc Herremans broke his back ...

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