Typography is such an essential part of our world. The aesthetics and structure of what we write is just as important as the message itself. And what some might take for granted others consider art. Here's a short film by director Danny Cooke, featuring Paul Collier and one the few movable-type printing workshops in the world, located in the UK. Designers, you're in for a treat.
Ever wondered what the best campaign out there has been? Best slogan? Here's a somewhat recent infographic I came across that I found hits quite on the mark. I especially loved the lessons and the factors they claim make a good ad.
Kudos to the folks of Google for their sweet doodles, they just keep getting better and better. (Wait, did that just rhyme?) This time around, I was extremely touched by it - I mean, could this be any cuter? It just had the word "post" written all over it.
It also sends out a nice message - in the midst of the general public blaming retailers for a highly commercialized day, it's nice for them to show us how it's the simplest things that truly embrace the concept of bonding and love. No shopping required.
Some of us have come to know this event as music's biggest night, and this year's Grammys were nothing short of emotional. From Adele's sweeping win after battling with her health, to the beautiful tribute performed in memory of the legendary Whitney Houston, this will be a night we shall not forget.
Amoung the Grammy ads were a few re-runs from this year's Super Bowl, and others that date a little while back. But nevertheless, here are the spots that made me laugh, cry and enjoy the evening. The one's who were music to my ears. (sorry, I just had to write that)
Check out More than Branding's favorite Ads from the 2012 Grammy Awards:
Title: "Color changes everything"
Title: "Back to the start"
Title: "King's court"
Title: "How to pick up a lady"
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Title: "Let me go"
How about you? What was your favorite ad of the night?