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Ogilvy & Mather executives wanted to do more than just showcase the Chicago shop’s work on its walls, the standard office decoration. Instead, they sought to inspire staffers with founding father David Ogilvy’s creative wit and humor.

So the agency has replaced some of the art displayed behind the glass panels along the hallways with thoughts taken from memos penned by the ad legend.

In one such excerpt, from a memo dated April 17, 1980, Ogilvy asked people to submit candidates for a creative director slot.

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