Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Draftfcb NY is now apologizing for its rather terrible/tasteless Nivea ad (above). link; link

-DDB Canada/Karacters Design Group welcomed Chris Dallin as director of branding and design.


-Radical Media alum Derin Seale, who has helmed campaigns for the likes of BMW, Nissan, LG and Playstation, has joined the roster of Digital Domain’s hybrid prodco, Mothership.

-HP nixes the Touchpad and wants to get out of the PC biz. link

-Apple wants to get more social with the help of Twitter and Facebook links. link

-Hey, how about some sexy student work (from Miami Ad School NY) for Victoria’s Secret? Warning: QR codes abound. link

-Speaking of QR codes, Macy’s effort may need some work. link

-Former Digital Kitchen/Superfad CD Frank Pichel has taken on the same post at Thornberg & Forester.

-Commercial director Randy Hackett joined the roster of prodco No Smoke.