Sony's Foam City

Posted on March 12, 2008 Under Life

Sony's digital imaging branch sure has a history of wondrously eccentric and eye-catching ad campaigns. Over the last several years they've dropped 250,000 super balls down a San Francisco street, exploded 17,000 liters of paint in Glasgow, and most recently…

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Posted on March 5, 2008 Under Food

I remember walking into A Salt and Battery the first year I lived in New York, and having heart palpitations when I discovered that at Easter, they do deep fried Cadbury Créme Eggs. As disgusting as that sounds, you shouldn't…

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Gap+Rehab: The Sound of Color

Posted on February 26, 2008 Under Music

So what exactly is the sound of color? Gap and San Francisco-based Rehab asked this question to five bands, who each wrote corresponding tracks for Sound of Color. The pieces were then handed off to different directors who were allowed…

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Rees Bradley Hepburn

Posted on February 21, 2008 Under Design

Old Macdonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O"¦and on that farm he had some really creative individuals"¦E-I-E-I"¦Wait. Something tells us this isn't exactly Old Macdonald's farm. We seemed to have stumbled into the 400 year-old farm house that the creative advertising/PR/Marketing and…

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Calvin Klein x Droga 5 x The New Museum

Posted on November 27, 2007 Under Art

For as long as we can remember, Calvin Klein has been at the forefront of American sportswear; combining elements of style and sex appeal, they've always been masters of the provocative ad. This time, the stalwarts of style have gone…

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SpearTalks: Tavis Coburn

Posted on November 23, 2007 Under Art

Tavis Coburn is kind of a big deal. Not just because we're writing about him twice in a week, his (unknown) stance on the use of Sex Panther or his inevitably discerning taste in sneakers -- but because Nike, the…

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Julian Beever

Posted on November 13, 2007 Under Art

While most advertisers are content to catch your eye, Julian Beever might do his clients one better by making something that nearly reaches out and grabs potential consumers. The UK-based artist specializes in the creation of flinch inducing pavement murals…

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Bravia Play-Doh: Behind the Scenes

Posted on October 11, 2007 Under Design

Last week, we fell in love with the latest installment of Sony's commercial series for BRAVIA, which features hundreds of play-doh bunnies bounding throught the streets of New York, backed by a Rolling Stones soundtrack. Today, we were able to…

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Posted on October 4, 2007 Under Life

The much anticipated third installment of the Sony Bravia television campaign has finally been released -- or found -- on the internet. The first two, Balls and Paint made quite a scene over the last couple of years, both in…

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Challenging Authority

Posted on September 26, 2007 Under Life

Back in the late 60's/early 70's heyday of the muscle car, the need for speed often trumped the importance of safety on the road. The Dodge Challenger, a latecomer to the muscle car game, was best known for its role…

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