Jan 27/13

A lesson from Lincoln

Posted by Margaret

There is a great quote of a quote in the Lincoln film from Mr Lincoln himself, that we should all keep at the back of our minds, as both clients and agencies, when we write a brief

“I could write shorter sermons but when I get started I’m too lazy

Jan 23/13

Only fools rush in.

Posted by Frances

For only £135,000 you can now make your very own marriage proposal TV ad. That’s right! You’ll  feature in a 30-second commercial which will broadcast your marriage proposal in a “creative, personalised and sensational fashion”. And the best part? It will be shown to hundreds of thousands of people on

Jan 18/13

Motherhood bullseye

Posted by Rory

When you work in advertising, it’s easy to think that everyone has as much interest in the subject as you do. Easy and foolish. I’ve spent years forcing my wife to watch the ad breaks on TV, discussing the brief and execution, figuring out what the creatives really wanted and

Jan 16/13

Cyber Stalking just got easier

Posted by Chris

Facebook have just released their latest search tool, Graph Search. As clarified by Mark Zuckerberg, Graph Search is “not web search” as it is not intended for general queries, but is designed for specific queries that deliver specific content. A handy tool for any budding cyber stalkers out there, given

Jan 03/13

A Sublime Disruption.

Posted by Frances

These glum opening chapters of January can make one feel a tad bit:

So, please allow me to introduce you to a beautiful video from the very talented Gareth Nolan. Come, people, let us dream of far off places.

A Sublime Disruption

Dec 17/12

Partnering With Pepsi

Posted by Julie

Last week Pepsi announced a $50 million partnership deal with Beyoncé. The deal includes a limited edition Pepsi can, designed by the super star and Pepsi, which will hit the stores in 2013. This is a first for Pepsi and a mark of how iconic the creative partnership is.

The interesting

Dec 10/12

Adidas

Posted by eoin

Love this from Adidas…

Timely, simple and pretty… What’s not to like?

Dec 04/12

Festive Musings

Posted by eoin

There was more than a bad hangover lingering after our Christmas party last Thursday night.

For some unknown reason this ‘decorative piece’remains in our boardroom…

Dec 03/12

Boys & Girl in Barbados.

Posted by Pat

We’ve been working on a really exciting new campaign for the good people of Digicel which is launching in January.

Given a target market in the Caribbean and Central America we needed better weather than could be found in Europe. And so a branch of team Digicel (Rory, Frances and

Nov 23/12

To use a celebrity or not?

Posted by Fiona

Churchill TV Ad

A topic that has been debated back and forth for many years. There are the obvious advantages of having a famous person associated with your brand but the flip side of the coin is when that celebrity does something wrong. High profile examples in the past include Tiger