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Finally: The first live TV commercial.

A film school diploma work in Hollywood quality – The social commercial THEY WILL COME TO TOWN was nominated for the 2008 Young Director Award in Cannes. Director: Thilo Ewers

Why you might want to use a human translator. Seen in China.

The inflatable toast. The Glow-in-the-Dark Flesh Eating Zombies Play Set. The Sky Diving Sigmund Freud. The Bacon Flavored Toothpicks. And a couple of really strange things. All to be found at Archie McPhee.

Auto Couture – Fashion designers dress cars.

Ode to the Mac – A music video solely composed of Apple Macintosh desktop clips. And another proof that idea beats budget!

Logo remixes – Designer Mario Amaya challenges our viewing habits.

Painful and hilarious – Photoshop desasters

Oh, and if you ever come to Duesseldorf, and are up for some really good food and fantastic wine – make sure to drop by here!

One of the most important factors for a brand to be successful: its name. 

One of the most promising approaches: keep it simple!

 

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(Seen in London) 

My hometown Duesseldorf doesn’t really bristle with too many exciting cultural landmarks. But on weekends, it seems to inhale bus fleets carrying herds of senior citizen tourists that spend their sunday afternoons gaping at shopping streets and twisted buildings.

This is one of the main travel providers.

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Patrick over at WERBEBLOGGER has more unfavorable logos.

Ad people spend a considerable part of their life time on airplanes. We sometimes fly several times per week. But when something turns into routine, you tend to lose sight of the subtle humor that life might have in store …

Here´s what George Carlin has to say about the safety lecture on airplanes.

George Carlin, master of observational comedy, started his career in the Sixties. He was the first person to host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, he won several Grammy Awards, and he is one of the funniest men I have ever seen.

iPhone? Quantum accelerator? Time travel? Booooring!
Here´s an invention that gets an advertising creative excited: The flat pen!

Creatives take their MOLESKINE sketchbook wherever they go. It´s where award winning ideas come to life. As a sentence. Or a sketch. It´s also what gets nastily deformed when you stick your pen into it.

Well – not anymore! Designer Dave Seah invented a flat pen that prevents the moleskine´s cover from bending.

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I just love the future!

Thanks for reminding me, Youtube!

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