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Coca-Cola create ACTUAL rainbows to celebrate 20 years of democracy in South Africa

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of democracy in The Rainbow Nation – beginning with the presidential election of Nelson Mandela – the clever lot at Coca-Cola (and agency FCB) have only gone and created rainbows, haven’t they? Using ‘sunlight, water, some fancy science and a little bit of magic’, rainbows appeared above Coca-Cola ads throughout Johannesburg, South Africa, aligned...

David Moyes statue erected outside Anfield ‘for services to Liverpool Football Club’

Paddy Power has erected a statue of David Moyes outside Anfield today, with the plinth reading “for services to Liverpool football club”. The tongue in cheek monument is in reference to Manchester United’s poor season under Moyes’ management, along with Liverpool’s likely title win following the match against Chelsea today. This sort of stunt has Paddy Power’s bread and butter...

Seth & Riley’s Garage creates ‘genius’ ad. Kind of.

(Huge disclaimer…. I work for Carlsberg Group – the company behind the newly launched Seth & Riley’s Garage Hard Lemon Drink.) Working for such a huge company (500 brands, hundreds of markets and tens of thousand employees), it’s not surprising, that very occasionally, I don’t know *everything* that’s happening with our brands…. So it was a great surprise this morning,...

Apple encourage Samsung to copy their ideas in cheeky print ad

“There are some ideas we want every company to copy” reads Apple’s latest print ad, making a not so subtle dig at rival Samsung, with whom they are currently embroiled in a bitter legal feud. The ad entails a clever double meaning, on the surface letting consumers know that Apple is making waves with its efforts to be more environmentally concious, as well as implying that they aren’t going...

Pharrell Williams and Tipp-Ex team up for Social Book

The Hunter & the Bear are back, and this time they’re not Happy. In an unlikely cooperation, Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Tipp-Ex on the “Social Book” campaign. Separately, both Pharrell Williams’ 24-hour “Happy” video, and the “Happy in …” meme it spawned, and the Tipp-Ex “Hunter & the Bear” campaigns have been wildly successful, and...

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