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This Sydney Creative Might Have the World's Most Beautiful Instagram

If you're into beautifully spare design, follow Peechaya Burroughs on Instagram. The graphic designer and photographer, born in Thailand and now based in Sydney, Australia, says: "My photographs...

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This PSA About Police Brutality Is Told From a Particularly Unusual Point of...

Police brutality doesn't just affect its victims. It affects the moms of the cops who inflict it. And it's their responsibility to speak out against it, argues this hard-to-swallow new PSA. At the...

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Samsung Crafts an Avengers VR Experience You Can Try Right Now on Your Phone

Virtual reality is great for getting closer to things. And for so many young people, it doesn't get much better than getting close to celebrity athletes and superheroes. 72andSunny's new Samsung...

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Stan Lee Gets a Starring Role in Audi's Short Film About His Famous Cameos

Stan Lee gets more than a bit part, for a change, in this great Audi tie-in to The Avengers, as he plays the part of the world's greatest cameo actor. It's a piece of pitch-perfect fan service tailor...

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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: April 24-May 1

Minute Maid and PFLAG Canada got viewers choked up this week. Apple rolled out some grand 60-second spots for the Apple Watch. Prudential South Africa told a remarkable tale about consistency. And a...

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Ethiopians Pose for First (and Maybe Last) Family Portraits in Beautiful...

Every 20 seconds, a family in Sub-Saharan Africa loses a loved one to unsafe drinking water. Deutsch took that brutal fact and made a gorgeous, bittersweet campaign for the Water Is Life...

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Ad of the Day: Chobani Gets Real With Ads That Are About a Lifestyle, Not a...

Twenty seconds into Opperman Weiss' new 90-second anthem spot for Chobani, it's clear something is amiss. A family in the countryside, caked in mud, trudges through fields, but Mom and Dad aren't...

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Quilted Northern Helps You Forget Your Bathroom Experience, but Not Everyone...

No one wants to dwell on time spent in the bathroom, and toilet paper that's done its job well is easily—and best—forgotten. But Quilted Northern, a brand forever condemned to bathroom humor, is out...

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Incredible Pedigree Film Profiles Ex-Cons Who Find Their Way by Adopting Dogs

"You save a dog. A dog saves you." That's the poignant message of "First Days Out," a four-minute online film for Pedigree by Almap BBDO in Brazil that follows Joey and Matt, two former inmates who...

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Here Is Carlsberg's Amusing Response to the Protein World 'Beach Body' Fiasco

It's about time someone lightened the mood around those controversial Protein World ads in England. And of course it's Carlsberg that's done so—spoofing the campaign with a topical ad that suggests an...

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USA's Ad Campaign for Its Hacker Drama Mr. Robot Doesn't Mince Words

The marketing department at USA Network must have been worried people would think the lead character of its new hacker drama was pro-establishment—because the posters for the show, Mr. Robot, are...

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Fascinating Time-Lapse Videos Show How High-Fashion Retouching Is Really Done

It's become conventional wisdom that Photoshopping of models creates an impossible standard of beauty. But one retoucher seems inclined to vindicate the process somewhat by peeling back the curtain on...

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This Dutch Insurance Ad Has a Hilariously Skeptical Take on Smart Homes

A high-tech house proves to be far from a "smart home" when two burglars arrive in "Welcome," the latest amusing spot from Tribal DDB in Amsterdam for insurance company Centraal Beheer. The...

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Meet the Couple Who Quit Their Ad Jobs to Take the Most Creative Trip Around...

You've dreamed about it. But Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger are doing it. After a decade in advertising, the South African couple—inspired by a talk by Stefan Sagmeister—recently quit their...

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Oreo Welcomes the Royal Baby With a Message for Every Other Newborn Out There

As the world oohs and ahhs over Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Oreo is here to remind you that all babies are special, whether or not they're born into royalty. A nice message from The Martin Agency to...

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Ad of the Day: Droga5 Cooks Up a Hilariously Skewed Take on Family for...

Most food brands prefer their family advertising to be wholesome, hopefully mirroring the product, and leave the quirkiness to candy brands on a sugar high. But Droga5's first campaign for...

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Huggies Helped This Blind Mom See Her Pregnancy Ultrasound by 3-D Printing...

Seeing ultrasound images is a special part of most pregnancies, but women who are blind, of course, don't get that experience. So, Huggies Brazil approximated it for one visually impaired woman by 3-D...

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How David Maddocks is Putting a Spring in Cole Haan’s Step

When Nike plunked down $305 million for a slightly down-at-the-heel Converse in 2003, it tasked David Maddocks with getting the brand back in the running. (He did, helping to increase sales sixfold.)...

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Audi Makes Fun of Women Drivers (but Not Really) in Curious Twitter Campaign

Audi Ireland has decided to directly address the stereotype that women are bad drivers in a Twitter campaign that aims to undermine that perception. The automaker last week posted a series of images...

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Ad of the Day: A Dog Trails Shoppers Around a Mall on Its Billboards, Hoping...

How much is that doggie on the billboard? Barley, the pixelated pooch in question, appears to follow shoppers around East London's Westfield Stratford mall in OgilvyOne's "Looking for You" campaign,...

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