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Galactic Empire Turns Frankfurt Airport Into a Fully Armed, Operational Battle Station Fan video stokes excitement for next Star Wars film

The Empire might not be running the galaxy anymore, but it seems to be doing a stellar job running an airport in Germany.  With more than 1 million views already (likely…

July 7, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

What Are the Best Looking Beer Cans in America? Trend is letting designers get truly creative

Beer cans are booming, which is great if you like your craft brew easily portable, crushable and recyclable. But it's also great if you're a packaging designer. The can comeback, led…

July 3, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

These Trippy 3-D Paintings Will Baffle Your Brain and Spark Your Creativity Is 'reverspective' the next frontier for outdoor ads?

Here's an idea that could make outdoor advertising not only more attention-grabbing but also more shareable. Given how many awards show judges were mesmerized by Honda's mind-bending "Illusions" ad from mcgarrybowen…

July 3, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

How an Agency's Fight Against AIDS Led to an Unforgettable Moment With Bono After 4 years of work, .hiv domain has its moment in the spotlight

Jonathan Ive, Apple design svp (Getty Images) It was one of the most interesting and unscripted moments of this year's Cannes Lions, and it only happened because one man was willing…

July 2, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

Q&A: How Jerry Seinfeld Wrote His Ideal Salesman Into Acura's New Ads 'The kind of guy I would like to sell me a car'

Jerry Seinfeld's last set of Acura ads took the automaker to some truly odd places, like an emergency room plagued by putrid potato salad and a 1960s-era rocket launchpad. Now…

July 1, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Photo App Focuses Less on Features and More on Stories Amid dry product demos, SpeakingPhoto stays human

Showing how mobile apps and devices improve your (apparently action-packed) daily life has become one of the biggest tropes in tech advertising, and yet it's still rare to find ads…

June 30, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

The Slide That Launched a Thousand Arguments at Cannes R/GA and Beats tackle the 'numbing consensus' of marketing briefs

The slide was always meant to be provocative, but it wasn't originally intended to be quite so vulgar. "When I first saw it, it had 'F*** Briefs,' " recalled Nick Law,…

June 27, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Coke and Marquese Scott Take His Robotic, Hypnotic Moves to the Next Level Triumphant return for a viral dance superstar

The last time Marquese Scott stepped onto the stage of Atlanta's Fox Theatre, it was for one of several reality-show auditions that failed to elevate him out of anonymity. In…

June 26, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

What 27 Years of Kung Fu Taught PJ Pereira About Good Marketing Strategy [Video] Plan to improvise, or your client takes the beating

Agencies love to spend weeks or even months creating a strategy for each marketing campaign, but does this approach still work in a real-time world where consumer reactions and unexpected…

June 25, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

Watch Every Flight Across the North Atlantic in One Mesmerizing Video Air traffic service brings daily data to life

Here's your dose of mind-boggling data for the day: a stylish and hypnotic video depicting every daily flight across the North Atlantic.  Created as a promotional video for NATS, the U.K.'s…

June 25, 2014, 9:08 AM EDT

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