Topic: Karmarama

The BBC Rolls Out a Galaxy of Stars (and a Tiger) in This Lavish Cover of 'God Only Knows'

Launch of music initiative is also a charity effort

Does Brian Wilson know who Lorde is? Or why there's a tiger on his piano? This lavish video boasts an array of stars performing Wilson's 1966 Beach Boys classic "God Only…

Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It

Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA

Getting old isn't the worst thing in the world. In our youth-obsessed culture, that's actually a provocative statement, and it's one that's made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama…

Ad of the Day: Costa Coffee

Chain's baristas want to give it to you in the darkness while buried alive in beans

Do you love coffee? Probably not as much as your average barista at Costa Coffee, the U.K.'s biggest coffeehouse chain (and the world's second largest, behind Starbucks). According to this…

Carnival Cruise Lines Eyes 3 Shops for U.K. Account

The U.S. incumbent is not among the finalists

For its expansion in the U.K. market, Carnival Cruise Lines won’t be using its U.S. agency. Arnold handles Carnival’s U.S. creative account but isn’t among the finalists for the U.K. assignment,…

Karmarama Sells 50% Stake to Phoenix Equity Partners

The funds will go towards expansion and acquisitions

Karmarama, a London-based advertising firm, has sold a 50 percent stake to private equity firm Phoenix Equity Partners in order to raise money for acquisitions and international expansion, the Guardian reports.…

Monkeys fail to make good coffee in U.K. ad

Adland continues to go bananas for monkeys. U.K. agency Karmarama is the latest to grind out a simian scenario—this one for Costa coffeehouses. It's a variation on the monkeys-writing-the-works-of-Shakespeare idea,…