–Darden Restaurants selected The Tombras Group as media agency of record for its Bahama Breeze, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Restaurant, Seasons 52 Fresh Grill and Yard House brands, following a review.
-In case you want to remember Bill Grizack forever, designer Jason Warne created a commemorative “Griz” pin. All proceeds, if any, will go to The Electronic Frontier Foundation.
-Vancouver strategic marketing consultancy Modern Craft hired Peter Petralia (ex Sullivan NYC, HUGE) as partner. He will lead the “People and Process” practice.
-Art director Maddy Kramer created “The Most Beautiful Wall,” a site that features a collection of art made by immigrants.
-Speaking of walls, a copywriter at Fox Sports in Latin America sent us an execution he worked on that sets games played in the Mexican and US leagues on opposite sides of a wall.
-Full-service marketing communications agency Mortenson Safar Kim (MSK) welcomed Ed King as an associate creative director.