Advertising & Branding



It’s a Family Affair at This Website Maker in Williamsburg

Blenderbox, like its married founders, mixes tech with design

Specs Who Jason Jeffries, CEO, and Sarah McLoughlin, creative director What Full-service interactive agency Where Brooklyn, N.Y. A marriage of technology and design describes both Blenderbox's approach to building websites for the likes of…

Tinder Users at SXSW Are Falling for This Woman, but She's Not What She Appears

'Have you ever been in love?'

Well, this is sneaky—and for some, a little heartbreaking. Tinder users at the SXSW festival on Saturday were encountering an attractive 25-year-old woman named Ava on the dating app. A friend…

Facebook Gets Even Friendlier With Striking Outdoor Ads and Mosaic of Digital Content

Looking more and more like an iconic brand

A few weeks ago, we posted Facebook's great new commercials about friendship, directed by Mike Mills. But there's a lot more where that came from—in various other media. The "Friends" campaign…

NatGeo's Killing Jesus Website Might Be the Greatest Story Ever Scrolled

Mullen's latest epic digital project

Mullen has created a digital experience of Biblical proportions to support National Geographic Channel's Killing Jesus, a three-hour docudrama premiering March 29, which is Palm Sunday. The show is based…

Why Branded Content Is Poised to Take Over

IAB's head of brand initiatives discusses native ads, viewability and the future

As more publishers launch branded content divisions, native advertising is taking over a larger part of digital marketing. Adweek caught up with Peter Minnium, the Interactive Advertising Bureau's head of brand…

Is This the Cutest Interactive Website Ever, or the Creepiest?

Playing peekaboo with Bonpoint's child models

Bonpoint, the luxury French fashion house for children, wants you to play peekaboo with its child models. Fred & Farid Shanghai produced an interactive website for the brand, which asks for…

This New Agency Uses Old-Fashioned Spectacle With a Futuristic Twist

Magnetic Collaborative's larger-than-life stunts

Specs Who (From left) Jessica Reznick, managing director; Glenn Marck, partner, design; Brian Schultz, partner, production; Rick Rathe, partner, operations; Gary Johnson, director of strategy What Experiential and promotional marketing agency Where New York Even…

U.S. Media Agency of the Year: MediaCom's Team-First Approach Landed a Ton of New Business in 2014

Including A-B InBev and Mars

Last August, during final presentations for Anheuser-Busch InBev's $575 million domestic planning and buying assignment, Sasha Savic took his vow to raise the creative bar at MediaCom to a whole…

Whirlpool Hopes to Take a Spin With Virtual Reality

Homeowners can find the right appliance before they enter the store

Whirlpool was on top of the appliance/technology convergence two years ago when it launched its Sixth Sense Live collection, so it's no surprise the brand aims to be a major…

What If You Could Check LinkedIn on Your Bathroom Mirror Every Morning?

Site sees big potential in the smart home of the future

You get up late for work and rush into the bathroom to get ready. In the scramble you can't quite recall your meeting schedule for the day or important background…