Musical Art For Gap Viral – Sound of Colour (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) You may not think colour has a sound, but five bands and five directors were able to create five music videos inspired by five different colours. What results was the Sound of Color, and the compilation will part of an online ad campaign by Gap. The Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz, the Blakes and Ma…

Musical Art For Gap Viral – Sound of Colour

You may not think colour has a sound, but five bands and five directors were able to create five music videos inspired by five different colours. What results was the Sound of Color, and the compilation will part of an online ad campaign by Gap. The Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz, the Blakes and Ma…

Cheese Made of Breast Milk – Human Cheese (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) If the thought of adults drinking human breast milk make you cringe, what about the thought of eating fermented human breast milk on your crackers?

The video shows exactly where Human Cheese, a new social enterprise, goes for their product. So whose boobs are you drinking from? Well, according to …

America’s Next Top Fashion Assistant – Fashionista

(TrendHunter.com) Want to be the next Andy Sachs? Tyra Bank’s latest reality show, Fashionista, is looking for the next top fashion assistant.

If you thought Andy was crazy to complain about being treated horribly by Miranda Priestley in the Devil Wears Prada, then perhaps you ought to go for a casting. A lot of wo…

Automakers Create Buzz with Ltd Editions – 2008 Corvette Z0-6 427 (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Muscle lovers rejoice – the Chevy 427 is BACK. Corvette has announced that a hot new limited edition Vette will be rolling out this spring. The 427 Limited Edition Z06 will take car buffs back to the days of the Stingray of the mid-60’s. This will be the most expensive Vette yet, at $84,195. Experts…

Automakers Create Buzz with Ltd Editions – 2008 Corvette Z0-6 427

Muscle lovers rejoice – the Chevy 427 is BACK. Corvette has announced that a hot new limited edition Vette will be rolling out this spring. The 427 Limited Edition Z06 will take car buffs back to the days of the Stingray of the mid-60’s. This will be the most expensive Vette yet, at $84,195. Experts…

Angst of Prom 2008 Reduced – MyPromStyle.com Aims At Teens

(TrendHunter.com) All over the U.S. teenage girls are txting and IMing about the prom and having giggling fits as well as real angst. Hearst Digital Media wants them online. MyPromStyle.com is a new site with fashion, quizzes, slideshows, to help them be confident about their style CosmoGIRL, Seventeen and TEEN are c…

Year of the Rat – Mouse Invades Runway via Vivienne Tam (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Rats on the runway! Very appropriate that Vivienne Tam’s Fall 2008 collection paid homage to the Chinese calendar Year of the Rat by putting Minni Mouse on one her creations. It’s a sell out because Tam works with Disneyland Hong Kong and helped with their campaign to get tourists from mainland Chi…

Diamond Studded Toy for Charity – $140,000 Hot Wheels Bling

(TrendHunter.com) Commemorating its 40th year, Hot Wheels has created a $140,000 coupe designed by jeweler, Jason, of Beverly Hills, CA. The 18k white gold car is encrusted with 2,700 diamonds weighing 23 Carats. The car will be auctioned off sometime this year with proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

International Design & Architecture Winner – Cape Town House J (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) House J is now the proud winner of the WAN house of the Year award – designed by South African architect Kevin Fellingham – and recognises the stunning characterisitics of this Simonstown house in Cape Town. The house sits attractively beside the nature conservation area of the Table Mountain natio…

Juice salon, India, uses creative escalator advertising


Finally! I can’t even recall how many emails we’ve gotten from people who sell the “new” media space of escalator advertising (meh, I did some in -94, get a grip) where they show off annoying handrails simply decorated with brand-logos on them or something equally boring. But here Rediffusion DY&R in Mumbai, India finally does something creative with advertising on an escalator, using it to show a man with different haircuts for Juice Salon. Ten points!

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Record-Setting Intense Laser – HERCULES

(TrendHunter.com) The University of Michigan has developed a record-setting intense laser, HERCULES, that could help scientists develop better proton and electron beams for radiation treatment of cancer and explore new frontiers in science. This intensity is about two orders of magnitude higher than any other laser i…

Shocking PETA Ads – Kentucky Fried Cruelty (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) This makes you think twice before hitting up a KFC. PETA tried to run three Superbowl ads that are critical of fast-food chain KFC’s (Kentucky Fried Cruelty) abuse of chickens, but Fox Channel turned down $4.2 million from PETA and sent the following statement: “As a general rule, time will not be s…

Over the Top Fashion – Garb That Can’t Be Serious (GALLERY)

(TrendHunter.com) Fashion designers have a sense of humor. They must have to create these outfits and put them on the catwalk. Or maybe the cat was the inspiration when it hocked up a hairball. At any rate, these out of this world creations are real, they did show at a recent major event, and be sure to check out the…

Updating Futuristic Architecture – Disney’s New House of the Future

(TrendHunter.com) Millions visited Disney’s “House of the Future” 50 years ago when it opened in 1957.

What they witnessed in the pod-shaped plastic dwelling were cordless phones, wall-sized TV’s, electronic razors for men, plastic chairs, electronic toothbrushes and hands-free phones. The house closed a decade lat…

Web Image Searching – Piclens take image searching to a whole new dimension

(TrendHunter.com) Amazing cool 3-D picture viewer add-on for Firefox browser. It works with Google, Flickr, DeviantArt and many others including some social networking sites like Facebook. Ive started typing random words into Google image search just so I can browse the beautiful images this software generates. I don…

Post-It Note Animation – Russian Animators Create New Use For Post-Its (VIDEO)

(TrendHunter.com) Between the animations and the well-selected music, this video was pretty mesmerizing! For those of you old enough to remember, this style of animation reminds me of an old syndicated program named “Night Flight” that was on the USA cable network back in the 1980’s.

Unfortunately, I don’t speak Ru…

Orange: The toys for grown-ups

Orange: The toys for grown-ups

Advertising Agency: WAM/Publicis, France
Creatives: Frederic Rroyer, Olivier Camensuli
Agency Producer: Muriel Allegrini
Production Company : WANDA Productions
Producer: Patrick Barbier
Director: Philippe André
Director of Photography: Adam Kimel
Post-production House: Buf Cie
Editor (&co.): Nicolas Waymann Harris
Music: A marshmallow World – Frank Sinatra
Aired: December 2007

Renault Clio: Bel Air

Renault Clio: Bel Air

Advertising Agency : WAM/Publicis, France
Creatives: Fabrice Dubois, Pascale Gayraud
Agency Producer: Damien Fournier Perret
Production Company : WANDA Productions
Producer: Patrick Barbier
Director: Philippe André
Director of Photography: Alex Larmarque
Post-production House: Buf Cie
Editor (&co.): Nicholas Waymann Harris
Location(s): Los Angeles
Music: WAM
Aired: January 2008

Bushmills Irish Whiskey: Light-bulb

Bushmills Irish Whiskey: Light-bulb

Advertising School: Chicago Portfolio School, Chicago, IL, USA
Art Director: Jed Moriarity
Copywriter: Dan Catterson