Creative Week

Adweek’s Busiest Advertising Week Ever: Brand Genius, the Clio Awards, and a New Honor for Cause Marketing

Advertising Week kicks off in New York today, as does one of the most ambitious weeks in Adweek’s history.

Creative Week: It’s a Wrap

Some of the most imaginative, colorful figures in advertising, art, film and beyond gathered in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood to talk about making things. Adweek was on hand to watch them swap ideas, work and play. Click below to view the Galleries:

Creative Questions Bradley Jakeman

Creative Questions Bradley Jakeman

Creative Questions Jon Steinberg

Creative Questions Jon Steinberg

Creative Questions The Jim Henson Company

Creative Questions The Jim Henson Company

Mother’s Giant ‘Little Marina’ Doll Wins One Show

Mother New York took the top honors at 2012's One Show last night, winning "Best of Show" for  "Little Marina," the 25-foot-tall, Missoni-wearing, smartphone-waving doll that the agency created for New York Fashion Week to promote Target's Missoni line

Making All Clients Cool

There's no such thing as an uncool client. At least, that's what HUGE executive creative director Joe Stewart believes. "There's no such thing as a bad project," he said today at Creative Week's "Brooklyn's Finest Creative Roundtable.

Art Directors Club Hires Ihaveanidea Founder

The Art Directors Club has hired Ignacio Oreamuno, founder and president of advertising organization Ihaveanidea as its new executive director.

See Your Favorite Advertising People Get Blown Away in Super Slow Motion

For Creative Week, GE and BBDO New York created a nifty holographic installation called "Throttle Up" that invites visitors to build a jet engine piece by piece. To promote it, Socialistic captured some super-slow-motion footage of well-known ad people taking some jet-engine-caliber wind to the face. The results are pretty amusing (see five videos after the jump), although cynics would say several of these people deserve a super-slo-mo slap to the face instead. See a few more videos at Throttle Up's Tumblr.

Brainstorm! Portraits From Creative Week 2012

To celebrate Creative Week, a steady parade of thinkers and doers sounded off on the process of turning ideas into realities. We lured some of the speakers (and a few attendees) into our studio, to get their quickest visual takes on brainstorming—with courtesy protection against clouded thinking. Click below to view the Gallery (watch this space for updates!):