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Topic: George Lois

The Legendary George Lois Works With His Son and Grandson

Good Karma Creative is boosting little-known brands

Specs Who Creative director George Lois, flanked by grandson George (l.), producer, and son Luke, managing director What Full-service creative agency Where New York If pedigree counts in the ad world, not many shops…

Lee Clow Would Rather Keep Working

TBWA icon talks about his future, and his agency’s

Lee Clow was in Cannes this year to collect this year’s Lion of St. Mark award and to chat with fellow ad legend George Lois. His agency picked up a Grand…

12 Conversations About the Past, Present and Future of Advertising

We sit down with industry leaders in Cannes

Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity makes more room for a cast of characters beyond creatives—and for more commerce. Here, we present snapshots from Adweek’s conversations last week…

George Lois and Lee Clow on the Simple, Complicated Future of Advertising

Chasing the idea in a new world

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…

Best of the 2013 Clio Awards

From fairy tales to folk songs, here are the highlights

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…

Why David Mamet Wants to Direct Ads Again

The Pulitzer Prize winner on his admiration for salesmen, and whether advertising can be art

Specs Who David Mamet Age 65 New gig Commercial director, Aéro Film Other gigs Playwright, screenwriter, film director, essayist You've signed with Aéro Film to direct ads again. Why now? Well, I like to work. And…

George Lois Hates Mad Men, but Loves Madhouse

Creative icon films quick promo for NYC edit house

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…

George Lois Gets CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award

Brash ad legend reflects on an epic career

George Lois can add one more line to his long list of honors—the 2013 CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award.  "When you get an award, they're all exciting as hell, and CLIO is…

Newsweekly Conceptual Covers on the Rise—Again

Where some see controversy, others see ideas

Times may be tough for newsweeklies on the advertising and circulation fronts, but they’re having a bit of fun lately. While Time and Bloomberg Businessweek collected top honors from their…

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