Thursday Odds and Ends

By Patrick Coffee 

-We’re not quite sure what to make of this recent TED campaign from Mother London, but the set and costume design are ace!

-Google created a global visualization of the #MeToo movement that is extremely impressive.


-Starco Brands, makers of environmentally friendly cleaning products, announced a partnership with Deutsch that includes both AOR duties and equity in the company.

-Mobile, Alabama-based agency Red Square has won AOR duties for Connecticut’s Foxwoods Casino, which spent $2.5 million on marketing last year according to Kantar. And we know people of a certain age will remember this ad...

-Boston agency Building Blocks has rebranded as part of Dept., a network of 12 shops across 8 countries. (Here’s a cute video—and no, they do not pronounce it like “department.”)

-Oh hey, have you heard of an app called Fishbowl? All the cool kids are using it.

-McCann Health launched a “global scientific council” just in time for Jurassic World 2!

-POSSIBLE London hired R/GA veteran Scott Shaw as head of UX and Bernadett Pap, formerly of AKQA, as creative director.

-Reebok named Melanie Boulden, former SVP of global marketing for Crayola, as its new VP of marketing. RoundHouse of Portland is currently the brand’s AOR.