An Escapekit is a ticket from job to job in the industry I work in. Join me on my journey to find work that I wish I put in my kit and share the work you put in yours.
Orea Cookie Balls
Oreo’s latest ad-slash-song from The Martin Agency, enlisted the mostly unknown hip-hop artist Jinx.
My hat goes off to you.
Student Lego Campaign
Italian Art Director Marco Sodano has created a series of posters to advertising lego with the concept that all Children are authentic artists with Lego.
The Truth in Advertising
It’s amazing how old this video is and still relevant.
From Kickstarter to this awesome Rube Goldberg and Beastie Boys amped commercial, GoldieBlox.
The Mill Showreel
Newly released action-packed showreel featuring highlights of their work produced in 2013. These guys have done amazing work on some amazing ads.
Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme (live test 5)
Volvo’s recent campaign is a series of live interesting tests showcasing their new trucks capabilities. The video above is the arguably the best of the series, but to be fair you can view the rest of the series right here.
Find a home here
Canadian charitable organization RainCity Housing provides to the homeless housing and support services. As a way to raise awareness, the organization engaged the help of ad agency Spring Advertising to create two special park bench installations that double as ads.
Squat to ride
To get people in the Olympic spirit, for the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, Moscow city officials have set up Squat vending machines at its subway stations. Riders are offered a free fare if they complete 30 squats.
Interesting idea, and make sure to turn on the CC’s for the video.
Lego: Let’s build spot
Amsterdam agency We Are Pi and director Joanna Bailey have created this wonderful father and son spot for Lego.
Olfa Cutter: Cut to Build
In Thailand, OLFA is a cutter brand that was known only among a specific group of customers such as architects and arts students. To celebrate its 57th anniversary they created an entire pop-up shop out of paper. The end result is amazing.
Day Of The Dead WWF
Created by Justin Steinburg from the Miami Ad School, the animals featured in these posters have been adorned with motifs that borrow heavily from the “Day Of The Dead”, a festival which commemorates loved ones in Mexico in various cultures.
Ogilvy & Mather Dubai, uses genuine Google searches to reveal the widespread prevalence of sexism and discrimination against women. Based on searches dated 9 March, 2013 the ads expose negative sentiments ranging from stereotyping as well as outright denial of women’s rights.
Booking.com: Stay if you dare
Advertising Agency Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam has created a beautiful series of posters for Booking.com’s new campaign.
Credits are below:
Executive Creative Directors: Mark Bernath, Eric Quennoy
Creative Directors: Zach Watkins, Gen Hoey
Art Director: Craig Williams
Copywriter: Zach Watkins
Illustrator: Akiko Stehrenberger
Be The Artist, Not The Canvas
The ad agency DDB Auckland has produced a funny PSA urging people not to get drunk as they are more likely to be peppered with crude drawings when they wake up.
BitTorrent Pro-Torrenting Billboards
Recently debuted in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, BitTorrents has brought up the piracy debate with their new ads. These ads show how the company is attempting to align itself with artists and the interests of the people, but other detractors still feel that these ads endorse the type of “piracy” which BitTorrent is known for promoting.
What do you guys think?