Happenings in advertising, branding and design


Amazon launched Kindle Textbook Rental (via Tech Crunch)

Have you heard the “Amazing Harry Potter Song“? (via Ad Week)

This Pantone campaign for Renfe, the railway company owned by the Spanish government, won a Silver Press Lion at Cannes 2011. (via The Inspiration Room)

Awesome Rube Goldberg inspired photography machine video. The real question is how long it took to actually create this video… (via The Inspiration Room)

Stephan Zirwes‘ aerial photography shows the real beauty of scale, pattern, grids, colour, texture and drama. (via Form Fifty Five)

Google growing like a weed indeed: “Hitwise Estimates Google+ Got 1.8 Million Visits Last Week And Grew 283 Percent”  (via Tech Crunch)

SavePaste, the collapsible toothpaste – never waste another drop of toothpaste. (via Fast Co. Design)

The All Day Everyday Project: ‎”Never stop learning.” Great personal project by German designer Hannes Beer featuring lots of great typography and inspiring quotes. (via How Design)

Apparently Brand New got a few calls this week of people wanting things back, like the “Internet, it wants its Hexagons Back” and apparently “Herb Lubalin called also and he wants his Typography Back” (via Brand New)

Gastrovet: Angry birds are now invading the world of advertising too… (via Ads of the World)

Apple Does Away With the MacBook (via Mashable)

Twitter TownHall “Reveals That GOP ‘Debates’ Require No More Than 140 Characters”  (via Fast Company)

Meet Your Newest Old Spice Guy: Fabio (Yes, That Fabio)  (via Ad Week)

Leeds-based Thompson Brand Partners has created a new identity for the UK’s National Railway Museum, the largest rail museum in the world (via Creative Review)


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