Sparkling Design Concept Moves to Production – Suzuki Kazashi (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Suzuki wants a larger share of the luxury sedan market and is rolling the Kazashi concept cars into production for a late 2009 introduction. The New York Auto Show will probably have another version of this beauty which will have V8 and all wheel drive. It’s a drop dead gorgeous vehicle and here’s h…

Eco Towel in a Tin – Lightload Compressed Beach Towel (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Have you ever found yourself going for a drive on a sunny day when the sudden urge to hit the beach strikes you? Or you’ve picked up your lunch and driven to a small park and wished you had a blanket to picnic on?

Then let me introduce you to your new purse must-have, the Lightload compressed be…

More super bowl commercials spoilers posted + bonus interview with DDB creatives

Check out this little Flash news report/interview with the DDB ad team for Budweiser’s Superbowl commercials.

Also, I posted a three more 2008 Super Bowl XLII commercials, for Garmin, Hyundai and G2 from the Gatorade Company. Caff will update that spoiler post again soon while I get some well deserved shuteye. 😉

Moldable Mouse – Red Dot Design Concept

(TrendHunter.com) Do you ever get frustrated when switching between computer mice? Each one has its own texture, yet none quite fit right. Time to solve that problem! There is now a moldable mouse that you can sculpt to create the ideal shape for your clicking needs.

The mouse concept comes from Lite-on who realize…

Fun New Google Game – Montage-a-Google (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Everybody uses Google, some even use Google for fun. Try Montage-a-Google and see what kind of cool photos pop up in your creation. Enter a search term, Google grabs twenty images and arranges them in a grid. Mouse over to see photo details. A twist is to play Guess the Google. See if you can guess …

Playground for Pensioners – OAP Swingers

(TrendHunter.com) Old on tight!

A £15,000 playground for pensioners has opened in the UK strictly for the OAP’s. Designed for exercise and fun, it has special playground rides designed specifically for the needs of today’s pensioners. It can be found in Blackley Manchester.

Amongst the equipment in the playground …

BK Says ‘Freakout’ Drove Spike in Sandwich Sales


CHICAGO (AdAge.com) — Burger King's "Whopper Freakout" campaign drove sales of the big burger up double digits, the company told investors today.

The Pizza Stalker – Domino’s Online Pizza Tracking Service

The competition between Domino’s and Pizza Hut has taken another twist, as Domino’s has recently introduced an on-line pizza tracking service. Now you will be able to track your fast-food from the moment you place your order.

Domino’s is trying to deal a virtual blow to their rivals with Pizza Tra…

The Pizza Stalker – Domino’s Online Pizza Tracking Service

(TrendHunter.com) The competition between Domino’s and Pizza Hut has taken another twist, as Domino’s has recently introduced an on-line pizza tracking service. Now you will be able to track your fast-food from the moment you place your order.

Domino’s is trying to deal a virtual blow to their rivals with Pizza Tra…

Next Sex & the City? – Lipstick Jungle (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) If you’re craving some Sex and the City style TV, there’s a good chance you’ll love Lipstick Jungle.

The new TV show is based on the book by Candace Bushnell, the same author behind the popular Sex and the City novel turned TV phenomenon. Based in New York City again, it will be packed with fashio…

Design Your Own Dress Online – StyleShake.com

(TrendHunter.com) If you know exactly how you want to the perfect dress to look like, but have never found it to actually exist, then this site is the one for you.
Styleshake.com allows you to design a bespoke dress online to your precise specifications, and you can have it within only 10 days.

I have had a play abo…

Kaplan Thaler Grabs $300 Million Lunesta Account

NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Sepracor is shifting its $300 million creative advertising account for sleep-aid brand Lunesta to Kaplan Thaler Group from McCann Erickson Worldwide following a review, according to an executive close to the matter.

Gatorade Wastes Derek Jeter on G2

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Courtesy of MediaPost’s Out to Launch, we have one of the two ads Gatorade will run for its G2 low calorie drink.

Glow-in-the-Dark Urinals – Gloo

(TrendHunter.com) Have you ever miss-judged your aim on the urinal because you were too lazy to turn the light on when you stumbled into the bathroom? That wouldn’t be an issue if you had a Gloo, a glow-in-the-dark urinal.

The clear plastic bowls from Philip Watts Design contain coloured fibre optics. Best of all, y…

Bannerblog in February: Brought to you by Adobe

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While it might look easy, keep this website updated and functioning take quite a bit of work each week. To help keep the wheels turning we need the support of sponsors. I’m happy to say that Adobe has come on board for February as sponsor so a big thanks to Adobe for helping keep updated regular.

Bizarre New Species Discovered – Giant Elephant Shrew (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) This little fur ball has a trunk like an elephant, but is the size of a cat! Until now, no one knew that the Rhynochocyon udzungwensis existed as it’s remained a hidden secret of the mountains of Tanzania

It’s a giant elephant shrew, also known as sengi, but really, it should have been called an el…

Denture Ice Cubes – Frozen Smiles

(TrendHunter.com) We’ve seen neat ice sculptures on Trend Hunter and nifty novelty ice cube trays, but nothing as bizarre as these frozen dentures!

The ice cube molds are in the shape of teeth, both upper and lower, so you can garnish your cocktails with Frozen Smiles.

“The molds are made from soft, food-safe syn…

P&G to Divest Folgers Coffee Business

BATAVIA, Ohio (AdAge.com) — Procter & Gamble Co. will divest its slow-growing Folgers coffee business as a sacrifice to its long-term growth goals, but its sales in the U.S. were surprisingly strong last quarter despite slowing of the overall economy and its categories.

Garmin Gets Napoleon to the Battle on Time

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Garmin’s 2008 Super Bowl commercial leaves behind last year’s Maposaurus for this year’s Napoleon

Fashion Rock’n Roll Hotel – The Pavilion in London

The 30-room Pavilion Hotel in central London combines fashion and rock and roll.

The hip boutique hotel was founded by brother and sister, Danny and Noshi Karne. Noshi is an interior designer, and Danny is a former fashion model. They decided to create a hotel which brings together all the funky an…