Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Ogilvy Dubai and Ikea Middle East think you should be less of a robot (video above).

-The ANA filed a “friend of the court” brief calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case in which the State of California ordered paint brands including Sherwin-Williams to pay over $1 billion to help address public health risks posed from lead paint in homes.

-Experiential marketing agency George P. Johnson hired Marcos Ribeiro to lead its IBM account as vice president, global executive creative director.


-The Martin Agency and Maggie Rose reimagine “Old Macdonald Had a Farm” as “She-I-O” for Land O’Lakes.

-38% of brand marketers admit to having run ads on harmful or unsafe websites.

-Campaign questions whether there should be advertising on Netflix.

-The Drum examines Vilnius’ “G-Spot” campaign, which was originally created by ad students.

-The VML Foundation surpassed $2 million in charitable giving.