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Famous Children's Characters Are Just as Recognizable in Pantone Posters Y&R Shanghai shows the personality in each swatch

Because designers never get tired of minimalist poster projects and Pantone-themed stuff, let us present to you the ultimate mashup: Y&R Shanghai's minimalist Pantone posters. Each one features the eyes of…

July 23, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

Family Gets Shot by 3,192 Paintballs in 5 Seconds in Ad That Supposedly Means Well The real target? Foul language

VidAngel doesn't like foul language, but clearly has less of a problem with violence. The company, which cleans up streaming content online by filtering out obscene language and other objectionable material,…

July 23, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT

There Goes the Neighborhood? How Williamsburg Feels About Its New Starbucks [Video] Hint: Not that great

Well, it was inevitable. Perhaps it's Brooklyn's final surrender to consumerism or to complete gentrification, but Williamsburg now has a Starbucks. It remains to be seen what impact its presence will have…

July 23, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

Interbrand Names a New CEO for North America Josh Feldmeth replaces Lee Carpenter

Josh Feldmeth is the new North American CEO of Interbrand, succeeding Lee Carpenter, who is leaving the brand consultancy after 12 years. Feldmeth has served as chief of Interbrand’s New York,…

July 23, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

Jamie Gallo Returns to Agency Fold After NBA Becomes New York president of Wunderman

Jamie Gallo has reentered the agency world after two years with the NBA. Gallo, who was evp of global marketing at the NBA from 2012 until March 2014, is now president…

July 23, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT

Samsung Dares People to Take Underwater Selfies in a Frigid Lake With the Galaxy S5 Plenty take the plunge

Selfie aficionado Samsung recently offered free phones to people loony enough to jump into Lake Zurich in Switzerland (which was a balmy 46 degrees) and snap an underwater selfie. Why?…

July 23, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

Foursquare Unveils Its Own New Logo (Don't Worry, It's SFW) Company also prepping an app redesign

Exactly one week after Airbnb's logo redesign went viral because people thought it looked like human genitalia, Foursquare is unveiling a new logo and app redesign. And fortunately for Foursquare,…

July 23, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

McDonald's Launches 'Chicken Legend' With World's Least Dangerous Daredevil Stunt Yet it's still rather suspenseful

Chickens might not fly much in life, but in death, a few of them got some pretty good air time with this odd U.K. stunt for McDonald's new Chicken Legend…

July 23, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

Put Away the Duff Beer and Pour Yourself a Glass of Simpsons Wine Mmmm, Homer and Marge concept packaging

Looking to stock up on beverages for FXX's 12-day, 25-season Simpsons marathon? Simpsons wine would do the trick—if only it were real. Russian designers Constantin Bolimond and Dmitry Patsukevich did some…

July 23, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT

Electrolux Moves Business to Zenith Media Snags media planning and buying from Prometheus

Electrolux Major Appliances North America is shifting the duties for its U.S. media strategy, planning and buying to Zenith Media from Prometheus. The Publicis Groupe shop won the business after a…

July 23, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

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