M&M’S “BAD PASSENGERS” IS AMERICA’S TOP PICK IN SPOTBOWL SUPER BOWL AD POLL

by / February 4, 2019 / Olay wins digital battle as most-talked-about brand on social media   Budweiser’s Clydesdales made a triumphant return to the Super Bowl, and Hyundai took us for a ride on the world’s most unpleasant elevator, but it was a spot from M&M’S, featured some quarreling candies, that took home the win in SpotBowl’s annual Super Bowl commercial poll. The poll, in its 16th year, is the [Read More]

New Super Bowl Campaign/Product from Philly-Based Dietz & Watson and RTO+P

by / February 1, 2019 / Philadelphia-based premium meats and cheese manufacturer Dietz & Watson has launched a new product posed to be consumers’ new go-to game day snack, Dietz Nuts. Originally concepted as a Super Bowl stunt and a play on the brand’s name, the company worked closely with its agency of record, full-service creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) to actually bring the pro[Read More]

Women Will Be MVPs of 2019 Super Bowl Ads, SpotBowl Predicts

by / February 1, 2019 / The Super Bowl is the biggest day of the year for two things: football and advertising. And, depending on who you ask, the ads might even be the real star of the show. According to a study by Statista, nearly a quarter of all Super Bowl viewers consider the ads to be the most important part of the game—and we can assume that most of the remaining audience doesn’t mind the commercials, either.[Read More]

What we Should Boycott is Toxic Masculinity #GilletteAD

by / January 16, 2019 / Just watched it again to make sure there was nothing telling men what to do or if they are bad. Was pretty sure that's not the message. Sure it's a bit out of the box for a brand like this who might want to focus on greener products and all before tackling such a tough subject but at the same time we commend them for trying to set a positive example for future generations.    Agency: Grey [Read More]

The Case for Slow Design: Make Art, Not Products – by Jesse Weaver

by / January 11, 2019 / Coming out of school as newly minted designers, we often aspire to the heights of master craftsmanship. We envision ourselves creating expertly designed, meticulously implemented products that inspire awe with their beauty, artistry, and execution. Then the real world promptly smacks us in the face. Craftsmen spend untold hours creating their masterpieces. They sweat the details and pour their s[Read More]

The Atlantic Premieres new Seven Knots Productions “Going Forward”Documentary

by / December 27, 2018 / Seven Knots Productions new short documentary "Going Forward" premiered on The Atlantic last week as a part of their The Atlantic Selects series.  On Election Day 2018, Malcolm Kenyatta, a third-generation activist from North Philadelphia, is campaigning to become a Pennsylvania State Representative in the 181st District--a district with a 26% deep poverty rate. He hopes to make history by bec[Read More]

The Philly Egotist’s 2018 Local Holiday Shopping Guide

by / December 20, 2018 /   Well we were hoping to send our staff photographer out to grab snaps of all these spots but he's busy taking care of his one year old so we figure plugging all these local vendor's and local businesses instagrams will give Philly shoppers more insight while shopping for their friends and loved ones this season. Feel free contact us if we're missing something really cool! Please keep in min[Read More]

Creative Agency Where Eagles Dare Purchases 100 Acres on Mars As Part of Multi-Channel Holiday Card Experience

by / December 18, 2018 / Get Ready to Claim Your Spot on Franks Space Farm; Join the Mission by Calling 1.855.GO2MARZ and Following @franksspacefarm on Instagram Pittsburgh-based agency Where Eagles Dare is surprising clients and friends this holiday season by purchasing 100 acres on Mars as an unexpected, out-of-this-world gift. The card is just the first step in a fun multi-channel experience that invites recipient[Read More]