Creative

DDB Paris takes Playboy shower gels back to 1967 and Hugh Hefner

Well it says here that they’re ‘new’ Playboy shower gels but this campaign by DDB Paris (wisely or unwisely) harks back to the era when Playboy was cool, circa 1967. These days, in advertising terms anyway, this is Axe (or ...

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Sir Richard enters the vagina etiquette debate

Vaginas seem to be popping up all over the place in ads these days and cheekily-named Sir Richard’s Condoms has produced this film, ‘Vagina Rules,’ by TDA/Boulder for National Women’s Health Week in the US revealing what women definitely do ...

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Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal tells it straight for BMW

Gentle humour, good casting and clear storytelling are a compelling combination in any ad and there seem to loads of new ones in the US deploying this holy trinity. Here’s one from new(ish) BMW agency Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal for its ...

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Sunrun cuts the crap in new solar energy campaign

US solar energy provider Sunrun has produced a neat new campaign through Heat San Francisco, ‘Let’s Be Honest,’ showing the real reason people switch to solar: saving money rather than saving the planet (in this case ‘Dolphin Babies’). Here’s another ...

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Ken’s Salad Dressings unleashes Alfred Hitchcock-style angry bunnies

Here’s an idea for free: you could remake the great director’s The Birds (the one where his favourite blonde cum victim Tippi Hendren is besieged by the first version of Angry Birds) with fluffy white rabbits. As in this ad ...

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Chipotle and Honda win two top CLIO awards

Chipotle’s ‘Back to the Start’ from Creative Artists Agency won the film Grand CLIO at this year’s awards of the same name in New York while Wieden+Kennedy’s ‘Grrr’ ad for Honda Diesel won the Hall of Fame Award for more ...

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