Tag Archives: sweden

Another first for Malmo: the “world’s most boring billboard”

Swedish wood protection firm Sioo:x Wood Protection wanted to show how well its product worked so 12 years ago agency Stendahls made a billboard out of coated wood (from its CEO’s deck) and, um, just left it there. Creating the ...

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BBH buys Monterosa to open new agency in Stockholm

BBH is launching in Sweden, bringing the Publicis Groupe-owned agency its seventh network office. It now employs 1000 people in London, Singapore, New York, Shanghai, Mumbai, Los Angeles and Stockholm. The new agency follows the acquisition of Swedish mobile agency ...

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Sweden’s One Hour Agency sets out ‘less is more’ stall

It only takes an hour to forge a relationship and come up with some good ideas, or so says Sweden’s One Hour Agency. OHA has been formed by eight young creative from Sweden’s much-praised Hyper Island digital media programme. And ...

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Coke brings summer to winter in Sweden

It’s dark and cold out there there Scandiwegia (see countless stories) but trust good old old Coca-Cola to brighten things up a bit. IUM Sweden has installed one of Coke’s ‘Happiness Machines,’ now part of the ‘Reasons To Believe’ campaign, ...

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IKEA unveils winning campaigns from Mother London and Sweden’s Akestam Holst

Furniture and homeware giant IKEA seems to be having a good recession although its advertising arrangements seem a touch muddied. Bits of the account, like its catalogue, have found their way to McCann and its Swedish creative supremo Linus Karlsson, ...

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M&C Saatchi opens new office in Stockholm

Talking of Scandinavia (which we were, Norway anyway) ambitious network M&C Saatchi Worldwide is opening an office in Sweden, its 27th around the world. The new agency will be headed by CEO Bjarte Eide (far right) with co-creative directors Martin ...

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