Lawtons Ad Experiment

Lawtons is a drug store in Atlantic Canada and they have partnered with Atlantic Business Magazine to offer the Great Ad Experiment. Simply put 6 agencies submitted creative, people are voting and the winning campaign is run. Interesting approach as Lawtons is getting 2 campaigns out of 1 but unfortunately the campaigns are only being … Continue reading

Samsung: 3D LED TV

I thought you needed glasses to see this? Product over-promise in the ads? Or am I wrong?

Discussing the dynamics of regional advertising in the context of national campaigns

Next week in Toronto following The Canadian Newspaper Conference I will be participating in a discussion of sorts with a group of Publishers, Media Directors and Ad Agency types. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the dynamics of regional advertising in the context of national campaigns. I’m interested to hear the view points … Continue reading

John Lewis – ‘Woman’

I’m really enjoying this spot from Adam & Eve for John Lewis. For those of you not reading from the UK, John Lewis is a traditional British retailer that has done some great work over the past few years. I write a lot about great storytelling here on AdJoke and I think this is another … Continue reading

G-Speak – Minority Report is now here…

I’ve been doing a bit of work lately with touch and Surface systems and really hope that we can start to see this Minority-report-style tech hit the market in an accessible way. When the first systems hit (think mall event instillations or conference centers), it’s going to be very tough to ignore. g-speak overview 1828121108 … Continue reading

One. Dramatic. 5 Year-old.

Cinestud 2010 Trailer from Chris Christodoulou on Vimeo. Nice spot. Although I can see some groups and associations getting pretty upset with this in the coming weeks. Found via copyranter.

Stella Artois: Up There

Up There from Mekanism on Vimeo. Found on The Curious Brain.

Creative Inspiration (5 Links)

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. I’ve really missed it but have been a bit slammed on the work front. But I do have good news. I’ve been checking out all the latest awards sites and have 5 links that you’ve got to check out (these are all from the Webby‘s but there are a … Continue reading