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Tim Nudd

The Ad Council Says Its Work Is More Crucial Than Ever in Dark Times

'It's up to us to bring the light,' says CEO

While its work includes a number of campaigns in support of left-leaning causes, the Ad Council is officially an apolitical organization. Still, the results of last week's presidential election, and…

Lexus Just Made a Sriracha Car, and No This Isn't an April Fools' Joke

Lexus wants you to know it's the hottest automobile brand around. So, it made a red-and-green, hotter-than-hell Sriracha version of its new Lexus IS sports sedan. This isn't a joke, at…

Cossette Came Up With a 'Super-ad' That Can Work for Literally Any Product or Service

Why waste your time developing different creative ideas and executions for every client when a one-size-fits-all approach could work just as well? That's the pitch from Canadian agency Cossette in the…

Heathrow Airport's Christmas Ad With Two Old Teddy Bears Makes Britain Feel Happy Again

Traveling is probably the least pleasant thing about the holidays, but apparently it's bearable (sorry) if you're a couple of elderly teddies on your way to a loving reunion. London's Heathrow…

Jeff Goodby Reveals His 3 Favorite Ads of the Past, and the Artists Who Inspire Him Today

From FedEx's fast-talking man to Ai Weiwei

  When he's not making tequila, Jeff Goodby is immersed in the worlds of art and advertising. The co-founder and co-chairman…

Georgetown Optician's Eyewear-Crazed Family Is Back in Another Gorgeously Designed Ad

You remember the Voorthuis family, the optically obsessed owners of eyewear retailer Georgetown Optician. They were the quirky stars of agency Design Army's beautifully weird (and "true-ish") commercial last year…

Inside Fashion's Coolest Ads, From Audrey Hepburn to Lady Gaga

Trey Laird's favorite spots, including a famous one from Apple

  brightcove.createExperiences(); As one of the top fashion-focused creative directors in advertising, Trey Laird has worked with plenty of big names,…

JetBlue Pretends It's the 1960s With a Retro Logo, Pop-Up Store and Airplane

Few airline routes evoke the golden age of flying quite like New York City to Palm Springs. And to celebrate new seasonal service along that route, JetBlue jumped back to…

The John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here. Does It Ease the Pain of 2016, or Add to It?

It's not easy making a lighthearted commercial to cap off 2016. Not with Brexit and President-elect Trump leaving a path of scorched earth behind them—or more to the point, ahead of…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in October

Google and Microsoft lead the way with product intros, and BMW Films makes a grand return

People love their new-product videos. They're a regular staple on Adweek and Google's monthly YouTube Ads Leaderboard, ranking the most viewed brand spots on the video site. And Google, Microsoft,…

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