Mr Miles travels the world

According to this commercial Mr Miles is a person who has travelled the world. And though he strongly reminds us of both Old Spice’s Isaiah Mustafa and the exotic ‘Open Your World’ Heineken ads, what makes the campaign especially interesting is that the agency has created 100 different websites, with country specific content. For example:… More.


Strategist Apo Bordin does EMEA for DDB & Tribal  

DDB & Tribal Amsterdam has hired strategic planner Apo Bordin to take care of “business, brands and client relations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.” Bordin will be reporting to Alistair Beattie, who is chief strategy officer of DDB Europe. Before this role Bordin was a strategist at Pereira & O’Dell in San Francisco… More.


Wasteland celebrates 20th Anniversary

Wasteland, the “epitome of fetish extravaganza” and, according to Penthouse, “probably the wildest party on earth” celebrates its 20th birthday on the 29th of November. The photography for the flyers – with 20 years in between the two models – was done by the famous Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf.


Songs in Colour

Reflecting the plans to transform the former Shell HQ (Overhoeks) into an epicentre for the music/creative community, The Stone Twins have created a multi-coloured construction hoarding with a music theme. Measuring 170m in length, the installation features 166 songs with a colour in their title. An eclectic mix such as Purple Haze, Little Green Bag, Black Veil, Red Alert… More.


72andSunny reinforces strategy department

72andSunny has hired three new ‘Europeans’ – exactly practicing what Nic Owen preached in a recent interview (from left to right in picture): Michael Roberts, Zaida Vázquez Montalar and Alexandra Matine. According to 72andSunny the hires are to transform the strategy and brand department and substantiate the agency’s mission to put brand strategy and comms planning… More.


United in time

“No matter who you are, no matter what you do, wherever you live, or what language you speak, we are all united in time.” This truism introduces “The Human Clock,” a social experiment We Are Pi created to announce the TEDxAmsterdam 2014 Conference. The clock wants to shine a light on human diversity by bringing… More.


Straight from the land

This is cool. An app called BuitenMarkt (“Outdoor Market”), initiated by Reddy, that shows you where you can buy fresh ingredients straight from the land. The app features around 500 farmers, and through smart little icons you can easily see what they have to offer. Even though the (not-so-fresh) supermarket is always much closer, the consumer demand for ‘honest’… More.


Pillow Talk

Looking for a new teammate? Or maybe just someone on the side? Then make sure to attend this year’s JongeHonden Speed Date night, dubbed #pillowtalk, on the 26th of November, starting at 8pm.  At #pillowtalk you can talk about your work, your dreams and about which side of the bed you prefer to sleep on. Copy… More.


Birds on the fly

Amsterdam based SuperHeroes is growing quickly. A year ago they moved to a bigger office, today they are opening an office in New York. The main reason is winning the global Asus account. Asus asked SuperHeroes to promote the 2-in-1 Transformer Book T100, which is a hybrid between a laptop and a tablet – a product… More.


Wish you were here?

Sao Paulo based design & animation studio Lobo created this short promo film for the 2015 D&AD Awards. It mashed up previous winners and also reinterpreted them; not a single reference can be found in its original form. To make this happen Lobo was given full access to D&AD’s massive archive of thousands of winning… More.

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