• Bike Tire-Created Print Celebrates NY's Rise as a Cycling City

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    'The Cyclist's Empire' is a celebration of New York’s rise as a cycling city. 7 different types of bicycle tire tracks were used to create the Empire State Building, to reflect New York’s ever-growing tribe of cyclists — from the daily commuter to the delivery boy. Bummer it's sold out.

  • New Account Wins for Colorado Agencies

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    If you have additional account wins we're not aware of, throw them down below in the comments. Let's use this thread to show off all the mojo Colorado's got right now.

    :: Boulder's Grenadier is on fire, adding Griffin Technology (consumer brand strategy, integrated creative development, production); Apex Sports Group (mobile-based brand ambassador program); Rio Grande Mexican Restaurants (AOR); SolidFire (website, digital marketing campaign); Woody Creek Distillers (brand strategy, integrated creative campaign).

    :: The Hong Kong Beer Co., out of Chai Wan, Hong Kong, has named Denver's Cultivator Advertising & Design as advertising agency of record.

    :: Following a 3-month review, independently owned Deschutes Brewery, out of Bend, Oregon, has named TDA_Boulder as advertising agency of record.

    :: Denver's Vladimir Jones has added Smashburger and Live Basil Pizza to their roster.

  • Six GoPros Later — And You're Living on Your Own Tiny Planet

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    Jonas Ginter pulled off this amazing effect using 6 GoPro cameras in a 3D printed mount. Here's more on how he did it, in German.

  • Impossible Takes Us on a Joyride for Velocity

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    Car channel, Velocity, called on Impossible and directors Joel Pilger and Steve Urbano to produce a rousing set of image spots, footage and elements for their branding needs in the year ahead. A multi-day shoot with the network’s top talent — driving a serious array of exotics and muscle cars in the Valley of Fire in Nevada — fit the bill perfectly.

  • Denver Motion Designer Jim Brisnehan Goes Freelance

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    After 16 years at Citizen Pictures, Denver motion designer Jim Brisnehan is venturing out into the freelance world. Have an idea for a custom sculpted cover for your next pitch presentation or an animated cartoon for a TV spot? Jim's the man. Check out his stuff. We really like what he's done for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives over the years.

  • New Flaming Lips Album Syncs With Dark Side of the Moon and Wizard of Oz

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    The Flaming Lips have recently announced Flaming Side Of The Moon, an “immersive companion piece” to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon — meaning you’re supposed to listen to both albums simultaneously. Flaming Side Of The Moon also syncs up with The Wizard Of Oz. Get out the edibles and settle in to this 45-minute mind melt.

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  • What Does Lodo Need? A Bank!

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    If you've strolled downtown recently, you've probably run across stencils on sidewalks asking the question: "What does Lodo need?" Follow the question online and you'll find a site where you can submit your answer. While many good answers were submitted (over 3,000 in total) — like a grocery store, green spaces, dog/park bar and music venue — no one said "a bank," which turns out to be the organization behind the campaign. Alpine Bank of Colorado, a locally operated and employee-owned $2.4 billion-dollar organization, has opened its first Denver branch at 1777 Wynkoop Street.

    Though the first part of the campaign was anticlimactic, the campaign's saving grace is that the bank's giving away a $100,000, two-year, interest-free small business loan to the person with the best idea — to help them bring it to life for real. Can we make sure the winner isn't recommending another bar for cologne-laden guidos?

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