Paper Shampoo – Airport Security Safe Hygiene Innovations

(TrendHunter.com) No more excuses for dirty hair! Paper Shampoo is the answer to the recent airline security restrictions on liquids. In addition to traveling, this ultra compact unique shampoo can be great for camping…

Patriotic Canine Track Jackets – World Pup Fashion

(TrendHunter.com) The Euro 2008 games might be over, but we’re still taking in all the cool innovations surrounding the European soccer championships. These Track Jackets for dogs, for example, are a great illustration…

For One Night, Amateurs Wipe Out the Track Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AdAge.com) — Sunday night, when a rerun of ABC's "Wipeout" beat the elite athletes setting world records on NBC's broadcast of the U.S. Olympic Trials, provided a look at the cultural tastes and viewing habits of American audiences.

Designer Camera Protection – Colourful Patent Leather Cases

(TrendHunter.com) Keeping your little digi cam protected is a smart idea, after all, until your photos are safely uploaded on your computer, there’s no guarantee you’ll ever be able to share them on Facebook. For that reason,…

The Cyberculture Movement – Are We Moving Towards Being ‘Borgs’? (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) Although this trend has a relatively small following in the US, as of today, the interest in this subculture is getting more coverage and print as an up and coming piece of the underground culture network.…

MySpace Signs Up Glam New Member: Cartier

NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Cartier, the brand better known for diamond necklaces and $10,000 watches, will advertise its latest collection, Love by Cartier, in a deal which was done out of MySpace's office in France but will span multiple countries.

Fashion Show Spoofs – Westood’s Gypsy in McQueen’s Mankini (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) The talented artist at Pretty on The Outside has created an artistic spoof of Milan’s menswear shows. He dresses Vivienne Westwood’s now infamous, beefy male model from her controversial gypsy show with…

Domestos – You are not alone – print, South Africa


What’s in the drain? Voyeurs? Monsters? Spiders? Ghosts? Nono, creepy crawly cootie infested germs my friend. And they’re watching us. Now I don’t dare shower, much less clean the damn thing. Two more creepy executions inside.

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Designer Demolition Parties – Philippe Starck Destroys Royal Monceau Palace

(TrendHunter.com) Next year Philippe Starck plans to rock the establishment with a new take on “sexy, intelligent” luxury at Paris’ Royal Monceau palace hotel. But before rebirth comes destruction, and so last night Starck…

Langton Leaves Post at DDB


NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — DDB Worldwide new-business guru Cleve Langton is leaving Madison Avenue after two decades.

Flapping In The LoDo Wind

I left Denver in August 2003, and while I’m in touch with a few friends who work in the business there, I’m pretty much out of the loop. Which is one reason I enjoy reading The Denver Egotist.

Here’s something The Egotist posted today that has me scratching my chin.

McClain Finlon had another round of layoffs, with pretty much everyone not connected to an existing account receiving paid severance. The head count is around 20.

I’m not sure what to make of this assertion. Just two weeks ago, Denver Business Journal, reported that the agency had 158 staffers.

What’s not in question is the fact that McClain Finlon lost marquis account Qwest Communications to DraftFCB last winter.

MySpace Inspired Fashion Ads – Diesel Intimates Campaign

My favorite brand, Diesel, has unveiled a collection of MySpace-inspired fashion ads for their Diesel Intimates line. The fashion photographs of the line of underwear and intimate sleepwear items are shot…

Hollywood Peacemakers – George Clooney Moderates AMPTP & SAG Disputes (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) George Clooney has stepped up to help initiate peace after yet another Hollywood production shutdown. He’s mediating a pay dispute that has caused major tensions between actors like Tom Hanks and Jack…

Tide: Coke

Tide: Coke

Advertising Agency: Raynet O&M LiaoNing, China
Art Director / Photographer: Jin Shangkui
Copywriter: Li Bing

Tide: Oil

Tide: Oil

Advertising Agency: Raynet O&M LiaoNing, China
Art Director / Photographer: Jin Shangkui
Copywriter: Li Bing

Tide: Tomato ketchup

Tide: Tomato ketchup

Advertising Agency: Raynet O&M LiaoNing, China
Art Director / Photographer: Jin Shangkui
Copywriter: Li Bing

You Have To See Yourself Before You Can Laugh At Yourself

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Idea City Wins Marshalls, Popeyes Accounts


NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — GSD&M Idea City is showing signs of springing back with the addition of a retailer and a fast feeder to its client roster. The Omnicom Group shop has been named creative agency of record for Marshalls stores and Popeyes restaurants following two separate reviews.

Western Union Money Transfer: Singapore/Los Angeles

Western Union Money Transfer: Singapore/Los Angeles

Advertising Agency: SAATCHI & SAATCHI, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Executive Creative Director / Copywriter: Steve Hough
Creative Director: Sumesh Peringeth
Art Directors: Sumesh Peringeth, Huy Nguyen
Photographer: Photolibrary, Corbis, Teo Studio
Illustrator: Nguyen Le
Art Buyers: Lily Cheong, Hong Thao
Account Supervisor: Thien Thanh

Western Union Money Transfer: Sydney/Toronto

Western Union Money Transfer: Sydney/Toronto

Advertising Agency: SAATCHI & SAATCHI, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Executive Creative Director / Copywriter: Steve Hough
Creative Director: Sumesh Peringeth
Art Directors: Sumesh Peringeth, Huy Nguyen
Photographer: Photolibrary, Corbis, Teo Studio
Illustrator: Nguyen Le
Art Buyers: Lily Cheong, Hong Thao
Account Supervisor: Thien Thanh