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David Kiefaber
In an Internet Full of Minimalist Movie Posters, These Are Pretty Darn Cool The essence of each film in one image

The strangely named Calm The Ham design studio ("it’s just another way to say relax, cool your jets, chill the beans, etc.") just came out with a run of minimalist…

July 2, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

Iggy Pop Suddenly Loves Justin Bieber in Amnesty's New Anti-Torture Campaign He'll tell you anything

UPDATE: The Ethical Adman reports that this campaign used images of its subjects without permission. Original post below: To prove its point that people undergoing torture will tell anyone anything (thus…

June 20, 2014, 3:57 AM EDT

Sarah Harbaugh and Jon Gruden Fight the Scourge of 'Dad Pants' for Dockers Jim's wife has seen enough

Dockers prepares men for fatherhood, among other things, in these two videos from Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners, timed to Father's Day. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden…

June 16, 2014, 3:32 AM EDT

Overgrown Beards Are Like Wild Animals Clinging to Your Face, Schick Ads Say Y&R campaign urges men to 'free your skin'

Y&R New Zealand turns manly beards into cute animals for Schick's "Free Your Skin" campaign, which takes a bold anti-beard stance in this golden age of hirsute ruggedness.  Of course, sneering…

June 10, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

U.K. Watchdog Puts a Lid on Rihanna's Sultry Perfume Ad Too 'sexually suggestive' for public viewing

Britain's Advertising Standards Authority is once again stepping in to save us all, this time from a saucy ad for Rihanna's perfume, Rogue. The ad, which is basically a nude Rihanna…

June 6, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

Adidas Creates a Bloody Mess With World Cup Ads Featuring Gory Cow Hearts Animal advocates disgusted by global campaign

Animal rights activists are upset about, well, everything, but they're especially mad about an Adidas World Cup campaign in which soccer players are holding bloody cow hearts. The tagline for the…

June 4, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

Waterproofing Spray's Ad Is So Intentionally Cheesy, People Think It's Fake Liquipel and Steve Aoki border on self-parody

We see tons of ad parodies that look convincing enough to be real, so Liquipel decided to take the opposite approach with a real ad made so over-the-top it almost…

May 27, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

Beck's Creates a Poster That Lets You Play or Remix 10 Songs New Zealand installation supports local musicians

Beck's recently made an unorthodox contribution to New Zealand's Music Month by unveiling a touch-activated street poster that lets passers-by play or even remix tracks from local musicians. The posters are…

May 23, 2014, 3:57 PM EDT

Kingsford Doesn't Think Much of You High-Tech Grillers and Your Selfies Charcoal brand says to #GetOffYourGas

Kingsford Charcoal cooks up some strawmen in this ad from DDB California mocking the high-tech features of today's newest gas grills, which it dismisses as the playthings of lonely cyberchefs.  "The…

May 21, 2014, 3:37 PM EDT

Barista Gorgeously Customizes His Customers' Cups at U.K. Starbucks Artist spends 40 hours on each

Artist and barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte, who works at the Starbucks across from the British Museum in London, has been taking some pretty awesome liberties with the chain's "name on…

May 20, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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