Holiday greetings are no longer the domain of paper and envelopes as savvy communicators continue to up the festive ante with holiday experiences. Leading this year’s pack is agency Euro RSCG and social media studio Socialistic with the Elf Love Project, a site that treats people to a day of online elfin pampering--and just might change the face of social media in the process.
For the past few years, Absolut has been tapping contemporary artists to interpret the theme of purity. This year, the vodka brand and agency TBWA/Being, Paris commissioned German artist Simon Schubert.
Schubert embraced the notion of purity in his process and in the final work--his poster is made of one sheet of chlorine-free cellulose paper and was created without ink using his folding and shadow technique.
The poster appears in a bus shelter on Avenue de L’Opera in Paris. See the making of below.
Sure, the most famous send-up of Kim Jong-Il is Team America, but a lesser known--and even funnier—flick is worthy of your Netflix queue: A totally guerrilla, satirical documentary called The Red Chapel.
With Curators of Sweden, the Scandinavian country opens itself up to the opinions, photos and sometimes off-color humor of it’s people. This certainly ain’t your conventional official tourism Twitter feed.
Areas of Thailand are still suffering from the floods there that affected 13 million people in the country. The Red Cross in Thailand is keeping awareness up and relief dollars flowing with… a typeface. The organization partnered with agency BBDO Thailand to create the Fonts Fights Flood typeface. The font turned flood scenarios--like people being stranded on rooftops--into 66 characters.
Creative Cultures is an ongoing series on how smart companies have built a culture of creativity. From business philosophy to talent acquisition and management, customer service and product development, we’ll examine the inner workings of successful companies and the ways they build cultures that promote and harness creativity. In this edition: Founded in Sweden in 2008, Happy Socks has tiptoed into 50 countries with a focus on design, collaborations across fashion and culture, and happiness.