Is this video art? Is this advertising? Is this a music video film? These are the questions that went through my head as I watched this entire video by Dr. Romanelli, featuring highlights from British Knights advertising history. Accompanied by a soundtrack created by Alchemist, Samiyam and Action Bronson, British Knights: Which Ways The Beach Mix, as it’s officially known is a hypnotic journey through a world of bygone creativity… and it’s really fucking good.
Supermodels of the time Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patitz, and Kate Moss hawk the 1992 Vauxhall Corsa in this ad inspired by Tim Burton’s Batman Returns.
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for the (Emmy) win.
Amy Poehler as an art dealer
John Oliver goes in on Native Advertising.
Mother Father! Swagger Wagon ft. Busta Rhymes is pop culture birth control.
Proof in point in this “Bad Ad” campaign by Doubleday & Cartwright for Colossal Media. On a side note: if anyone has the wall space, we’d love to run a house ad, too. And by “house ad” we mean an ad on the front or side of your house. Get at us through our contact section and we’ll take it from there.
It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.
Fashion Advertising: Controversy — Where Has It Gone? by Lisa Lockwood (with contributions from Cynthia Martens, Lauren McCarthy)
After shifts from the shocking and suggestive to the socially conscious and aspirational, the fashion industry has entered a new state of advertising: tame.
Stefan Sagmeister happily chimes on about storytelling. The business kind, not the fun kind.
NOT MINE by Guy Trefler… creating the new out of the used.
Paula Scher — A Woman of Identities
The character (and drink) that helped introduce Galliano to the American market in the 1970s.
2 oz vodka
6 oz fresh orange juice
1/2 oz Galliano
Pour vodka and orange juice into a highball glass, add ice & stir. Float Galliano on top.
Seems some grown-up people are getting pretty pissed off at Wicked Campervans backside slogans.
With each passing game, Singapore’s World Cup anti-gambling campaign is backfiring.
Greenpeace’s new ad calls for LEGO to halt its production of Shell-branded LEGO toys and end its partnership with Shell Oil, thus saving children’s malleable brains from oil company propaganda.
Embedded With Adidas’ Social Media Team at the World Cup in Rio by Julie Ruvolo
Striving to Be the Most Talked-About Brand At the Tournament
Sinbad on White BBQ Sauce