Tag Archives: outdoor

Where do you Stand on the New Economist Ads

I’ve written here before about The Economist advertising campaigns, which I love. I really was not sure how they were going to top some of the fantastic and very thought provoking ideas that were the backbone of their previous campaign. Ideas like these: I must say though, that the new Economist ads which are starting […]

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Wonderbra Economist Ad

I have always loved the Economists Advertising campaigns, but I have to say that in this case Wonderbra have totally nailed it with a clever and cheeky spoof of a famous economist ad. Wonderbra out-clever the Economist.

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Chewing Gum Art

Chewing gum is so boring. The lovely people at Westfield recently re-paved all the streets around Shepherd’s Bush, and about 3 days after they did, it was already totally covered in little dark patches. I see chewing gum. You see chewing gum. Ben Wilson sees a canvas. he has apparently been arrested a few times, […]

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New York – City of Cool Hoaxes

Ah the Big Apple. Great city full of wonderful and imaginative people.  In such a huge city, it seems that art is everywhere, and everywhere is an opportunity to create art. Not sure if “hoax” is the right word to use for these, or if “Urban Art” is the more appropriate term. Whatever, all three […]

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4 Super Clever Pieces of Outdoor Advertising

I know that outdoor advertising isn’t everyone’s cup of tea.  For example, Shanghai and Bejing have both removed all outdoor advertising in the run up to the expo and olympics respectively. My view is more that clever use of outdoor not only ads to the urban environment, but can create brilliant ways to achieve cut […]

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Extraordinary Award Winning Photos

There is a seemingly endless number of photographic competitions around the world. The people at Noupe have located many of the winning entries and compiled them in one place. These are 5 of my favourites: Go to Noupe to see lots more. Posted by Caspar Schlickum 2010

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Beautiful Calendar

I say this with caution, as I have said it before, only for the site to crash again, but….. After what seems like ages of absence for unknown reasons, the awesome Uniqlo calendar is back! The link below  comes with two major health warnings. Health Warning 1. If you are anything like me, you will […]

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Innovation Alert: What to do if you need to close off a one way street and don’t want to put up a new sign

Imagine for a minute that you need to do some roadwork. And imagine further to this roadwork is relatively extensive, and required cutting off access to the top half of a one way road. Something like this for arguments sake, snapped recently in Bath, MA. Obiviously you can’t have cars turning left, and driving up […]

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Christians vs people who like a drink

What to make of this! The Advertising Standard’s Authority recently published its annual data on the complaints they receive for advertising through the year. The British Humanists Association must have been a little disappointed that their deliberate attempt at bus-side controversy only achieved 6th place, with a total of 392 complaints. On the other hand the Christian Party must […]

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Minority Report edging closer to reality

So I know its not exactly original to write about the topic of all the technology in the Minority Report movie (for example, see here), but recent chat in the office made me think about how every day brings us closer to world depicted in the film. A quick look across the internet yields the […]

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