A big week ahead in NZ, with the annual pride festival kicking off and upcoming Waitangi Day. Here’s some of what’s been happening in our industry - advertising, design and digital - over the last week.
Digital 2019 report - did you know a million new internet users came online every day in 2018?!
Pentagram partner Emily Oberman on branding J.K. Rowling’s magical universe. And of course we love custom typefaces!
The Body Shop has spent the past 18 months redefining its brand purpose with the aim of putting “activism at the heart of its brand strategy”, so they're turning their stores into ‘activist hubs’.
And along the same theme - how Ben & Jerry’s and Levi’s put activism at the heart of their brands too.
Last week we mentioned Gillette’s new campaign, this week Avon is being called out for a “cellulite shaming” campaign.
Design in 2019 – what will print design look like? (Although from more of a newsprint perspective.)
Mark Zuckerberg is ordering Facebook employees to make big changes to the way the company's most popular apps work, connecting WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger.
Zara’s new logo is crying out for some kerning!
‘Advertising Ruins Everything’ according to Skittles latest campaign (by a big ad agency).
Hey Adland, Where’s All The Indigenous Creatives? A topic our RUN Co-Founder and CD Raymond McKay particularly passionate about too!
More salt in the wound from Burger King for McDonalds, after they lost a trademark battle.
After not getting much uptake Google have decided to shut down Google+.
With a 30-second Super Bowl ad costing $5.25 million this year, we had to mention all the ads released so far. Star studded as always, including Cardi B, Sarah Jessica Parker, Serena Williams and the Backstreet Boys - although Kia notably chose to buck this trend.
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