Tag Archive: Grey

De Boer and Hamelinck lead Y&R

Peter Hamelinck (left) and Thijs de Boer have become ECD at Y&R Amsterdam – together with CEO Sjoerd van Loon they will form the Board. Two years ago Hamelinck made a move to G-Star, after being a team with De Boer at Havas Worldwide (back then EuroRSCG). At Havas the team impressed us – and… More.

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Klønhammer MD at Anomaly Amsterdam

Fltr: Carl Johnson, Hazelle Klønhammer, Marika Zijp, Colin Lamberton, and Seyoan Vela. New York and London based agency Anomaly – in 2010 ‘Agency of the Year’ according to Adweek – has just opened a third office in Amsterdam. Carl Johnson, who also spoke at the Tomorrow Awards last week, says the agency opens a second… More.

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Grey buys Blutarsky

Grey bought – or “integrated”, if you will – digital agency Blutarsky. Blutarsky is following its former MD Patrick Joore in the slipstream. Joore, previously MD at Blutarsky, started at Grey last month. Blutarsky’s eight-strong team will move to the Grey Amsterdam office. According to Wikipedia ‘Blutarsky’ is slang for a 0.0 quarterback rating in… More.

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Klønhammer leaves Grey

As from March Patrick Joore will be the new MD of Grey, replacing Hazelle Klønhammer. Joore comes from Blutarsky. Before that he was head of account at Lowe and CSD at JWT Amsterdam. Klønhammer joined Grey in 2009 – after having worked for W+K, TBWA, 180. Together with ECD’s Colin Lamberton and Seyoan Vela her… More.

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W+K wins gold at LIA for Nike’s ‘Write the future’

Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam/London won gold at the London International Awards (LIA) for Nike’s ‘Write The Future‘ – in the category film. The campaign also won three bronze awards in the categories print, poster, and music adapation – the latter went to MassiveMusic for updating Focus’ hit ‘Hocus Pocus’. Grey Amsterdam won silver in print for Pink… More.

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Pink Ribbon: Together we’re stronger

This commercial advertises the Pink Ribbon Magazine that is published once a year to raise awareness and, more importantly, money for the battle against breast cancer – all profits made by publisher Sanoma are donated to the cancer charity. The commercial, created by Grey Amsterdam, clearly tries to create a sense of community among women… More.

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Zero20 tells you what’s on

A new Amsterdam city guide, called Zero20 – the Amsterdam area code – was launched this week. The online platform  helps tourists and expats to spend their spare time by showing what’s on in Music, Film, Art, Food and Shop(ping). The navigation works fairly intuitive through a calendar that primarily shows big pictures of the… More.

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New fashion trend keeps Holland clean

Beautiful Esmee and Raoul keep the Netherlands clean. They look very slick, except for the subtle trash accessory. Pay-off: “With the same ease” [you throw it in a bin]. It took us a while to figure out what this poster is trying to tell us. First we thought that these handsome people couldn’t find a… More.

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Epica: Kit Kat Jesus wins gold

Holland won 18 Epica awards – four times gold – last week in Belgrade. It ended fifth after Germany, France, Sweden and the UK.  Our favourite gold went to Kit Kat Jesus. Kit Kat pretended as if Jesus had been spotted in a Kit Kat bar and this news spread as quick as only internet… More.

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Lactacyd dares to say ‘vagina’

‘Your vagina is vulnerable’ is a good way to grab everyone’s attention, right from the start! The commercial continues: “In your life you wear 4790 strings, use 69723 meters of toilet paper and 130 liters of shaving foam, you produce 1700 liters of sweat, have sex 3760 times and your period 2920 times”. En it… More.

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