Topic: Team Detroit

Etch A Sketch Honors Its Late Inventor With Lovely, Sad Tribute Ad

A salute to André Cassagnes

André Cassagnes, inventor of the Etch A Sketch, died Jan. 16 at the age of 86. Now, the brand's ad agency, Team Detroit, has crafted this tribute to the man.…

Denis Leary Once Again Strongly Suggests You Buy a Ford F-150

You wouldn't like him when he's angry

For anyone still stinging over Denis Leary's violent and untimely death at the hands of a giant half-lizard guy in the latest Spider-Man flick (oh sorry, were you waiting for…

Etch A Sketch Declares Itself Apolitical in New Ads

Toy says it's just happy to be talked about

Like any good consumer product loathe to alienate half the population, Etch A Sketch has released new ads addressing its recent cameo in the country's political conversation—by saying it's basically…

Ford Sneaks a Fake Swimsuit Model Into 'Sports Illustrated'

Dalena Henriques may not be real, but she loves the Mustang

Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue hits newsstands today. And while it's full of scantily clad models in bikinis, one young woman is not who she appears. As Creativity reports, a…

Art-School Ads Brilliantly Parody Anti-Drug PSAs

'Talk to your kids about art school'

If art is your drug of choice, you'll appreciate these wonderful print ads from Team Detroit for that city's College for Creative Studies. Each parodies the kind of overwrought, family-in-crisis…

Fake Press Conference Puts Real Heat on Ford

Driver's anti-bailout comment draws fire

If the goal of "surprise reveals" in advertising is to get unscripted responses that leave viewers buzzing, then Ford has struck gold with one of its new "Drive one" ads…

Lecherous Non-Human Pitching Ford Focus

Two of television's funniest Pauls—writer/director Paul Feig and comedian Paul F. Tompkins—have teamed up to create Ford's newest marketing icon: a lascivious "spokespuppet" named Doug. In a series of online…