• The Doors Are Closing, Please Watch Your Bosom

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    It’s easy to complain that the degree of difficulty on a product as fantastic as Wonderbra is low. Still, fresh ideas from around the world keep popping up. Here’s a nice and simple ambient piece from Euro RSCG in Singapore.

    (Via I Believe in Advertising)

  • You Should Know About Gwenda Kaczor

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    Everyone, say hello to Gwenda Kaczor. We’re delighted to add Gwenda to our list of recommended talent. First, because Gwenda has some beautiful illustration and design work. Second, because Gwenda is a nationally recognized talent we’re proud to have living in Denver. And third, because “Gwenda” is just plain fun to say aloud. Try it. Gwenda. Gwenda. Gweeendaaa. Nice, right? Okay, that’s enough. Don’t ruin it.

    She has an impressive resume, having done work for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, AOL, Nickelodeon, Disney and more. Check out her site and enjoy some of her additional projects, including gwendaheads, a collection of products and characters. The first statement at gwendaheads is “We are strangely happy.” Indeed, we are.

    Find her happily residing on our list of Recommended Talent.

  • More Fort Collins Logo Drama

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    Puke. Hack. Gag. Burp. The latest in the Fort Collins logo tragedy may be the most depressing development thus far. On the remotely-visible bright side, the city has listened to residents’ explosive complaints about the previous monstrosity created by Tennessee consultancy, North Star, and reacted by sending out an RFP for firms to redesign it. Thirteen agencies responded with the winner being the shop that offered to do the work – wait for it – for free.

    Not only has the city embarrassed itself by paying a Tennessee firm gobs of taxpayer cash ($76k) to mess up the initial branding, but now they’re smearing it in the face of every Fort Collins firm by telling them the value on any further work put into the mark is exactly zero. We need to have some larger balls in this industry when it comes to client-side lameness of this magnitude. Good luck to the winning firm, Linden Common Sense Marketing, in resolving this fiasco with grace.

    Thanks to our friends at Shannon Marketing Communications up North for cluing is in on the story.

    Read more here and here if you want.

  • You Should Know About Runrobot

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    You know what’s cool about Adam Espinoza other than his motion work? He’s the first to acknowledge other people who are killing it in the space he shares. Adam sent Runrobot our way, and it’s pretty damn clear the guy’s got taste too.

    Runrobot is Jean Pichot, original founder of Denver’s Spillt, who broke off from the firm and began his own thing again back in 2007. Anchored in what they call “complicated simplicity,” the firm impresses on a level rarely matched in these parts. Check out their reel right now. And when you need them to turn one of your projects from Who? to Who’s Your Daddy!, you’ll find their info on our Recommended Talent list. Welcome.

  • Cardboard Tron

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    Somebody’s got some free time.

    (Via Meshula)

  • UK Government: Skills for Life

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    Wow with an exclamation point.

    (Via IF!)

  • Moonvertising: Renewed Respect

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    In our original post on the Rolling Rock Moonvertising campaign from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, we were a little hard on it because, frankly, between the outdoor and the site we couldn’t figure out what they were trying to communicate. With the spot below, we have some renewed respect for a campaign that has garnered a ton of attention for the brewer online and in the press. We stand corrected.

    (Thanks for the link, Ryan)

  • Pretty Much Everywhere, It's Gonna Be Hot

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    The best 9 seconds online right now. Check out the Drug Mix after viewing the original.

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