George Lois, the advertising man behind iconic campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger and MTV, has a new big idea.
Specs Who Creative director George Lois, flanked by grandson George (l.), producer, and son Luke, managing director What Full-service creative agency
Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity makes more room for a cast of characters beyond creatives—and for more commerce.
CANNES, France—Through talent or brute force, the artist will win. That was the message from George Lois and Lee Clow here Friday morning, as the advertising legends told war stories from their past and peered into advertising's uncertain future before a full house at the Cannes Lions festival.
The Clio Awards has named Google its 2013 Advertiser of the Year, Ogilvy & Mather its 2013 Agency Network of the Year and Marcel Worldwide in Paris its 2013 Agency of the Year.
If George Lois has yet to prevail upon you how much he hates Mad Men—and he's done so a number of times in the past few years, even though Don Draper was supposedly modeled on him—allow the 81-year-old advertising legend to do so in the video below.
George Lois can add one more line to his long list of honors—the 2013 CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award.