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Err… last month was the first time since the crazy days of November 06 that a month has passed without a post… so now I’m going to do a little overcompensating…

So the DROID is here… is it the one we are looking for?

Highly renowned US Agency Cliff Freeman closed it’s doors. The agency was famous for producing TVCs that were actually funny (well for advertising at least). I heard a rumour somewhere that when presenting work to one of the Creative Directors, you would know if he liked it not by getting a laugh out of him… but by him just saying in a monotone voice “Laugh”…

Here’s one of the “classics” they produced for outpost.com during the day…

Giff o the day…

Burger King / CP+B does AR… of course they do… they always do the thing… while the rest of us just talk about the “thing”

You doesn’t love a good flow chart…

Pretty “off the wall” interface… yep.

wonder-wall.com

OTW

Remember when this was the shizzle for interfaces?

Illustrator Emma Kelly and her site… iliketodrawthings.com

This is a bit of all right… Kasabian Football Hero… Underdog is a pretty good song to boot! (accidental)

So. True.

VIA: SwissMiss

Pretty neat idea for a desktop:

eh?

Mitten scarfs… another good idea:

mmm… theme… good ideas?

The Dyson Air Multiplier

How about lip gloss that can help detect date rape drugs?

Or a syringe that can only be use once.

Mainly flogged from PSFK.

Want to learn how to dress like Don Draper?

And for the laydeez… a Tetris dress

How about smart artist James Hopkins and his Spirit Level?

Or what would happen if the internet disappeared for the day? (Via: Ray)

Pretty Stupid stuff…
Now this is pretty much the opposite…

shockingbarack.com

shockingbarack.com

So basic idea is… one guy from the company (Brammo) and one guy from the agency (CP+B) ride the new electric motorbikes (the Enertia) they are both trying raise awareness (sell) for… all the way from Detroit (Motor City) to Washington (D.C.) They will (have) couch surf, tweet, glide silently and stop to plug these pretty machines in every now and then all the way in hope of not just raising awareness but also raising the attention of the Barack Obama whom the goal is to give the bike to… now because it’s taken me so long to write this they’ve already made the trip… (listen to the story here: http://www.justin.tv/fearlessqa) and whilst they may not have succeeded… they did get meet with the US Secretary of Energy and get their message across. Not bad.

shockingbarack journey

The route was chosen as it was the journey the big boys from the car companies took with their hats in their hands to ask for bailout money from the prez.

These are the keys to the bike and the bike lock they have left somewhere if Washington for the Prez tho pick up when he has a spare 5mins.

Great idea.

Another?

How about The Editors hacking/mashing streetview in a promo for their latest album…

Now everybody has been posting this… but that’s because it’s petty rad…

Mick Jaggers letter/brief to Andy Warhol…

From the site: lettersofnote.com

There has to be a TED video in here somewhere now doesn’t there… how about this one from Rory Sutherland? WATCH!

Then how about a little bit more digital / outdoor/ realtime / nonsense?

Via: Creative Review

How about an alternate to lorem ipsium?

and… if only this existed…

fueledbycoffee.com

And please!

Done.

Maybe one last thing…

Nup.

Jackson Pollock, August 11, 1956

An exhibit by Dean Rogers focusing on locations of fatal car crashes featuring famous people. Cars suck sometimes.

TWADGES

twadges logo

twadges

This works on so many levels… made up tweetesque mash-up name, merit badges and massive ego strokes… from them smart monkey @ Soap GET SOME.

There was a flood of tactical stunts after the Sydney Dust Storms… this was my pick… VIA: JWT …I think

Not amazing, but pretty neat little twitter / banner integration… VIA: The blog of banners

tweet banner

I like notepads in the context of their intended use… like the browser pads… here we have notepods

This seems pretty neat… 52 suburbs

Louise Hawsons study of Sydney suburbs… one a week… guess the postcode of some of these…

“Hangman’s Blood” Now that’s a serious cocktail

See retail can be clever (M&C Saatchi in London).

Want a google wave invite? Make a video about it…

Now this is some big time storytelling…

hbo imagine

By those crazy barbarian folk.

And for the Helveticans… Helvetimail… gmail all gone swiss type nerd.

So true… So true…

Douglas Adams… I could listen to him for  hours, and now you can.


Who doesn’t like Chalkbot… I’d do client presentations this way…

How about Mos Defs new album released as a Tshirt… S_M_A_R_T

How about Blue-Tongue Films? They do some pretty neat stuff, have a feeling they will be rather large one day. Interview with Nash Edgerton here…

Maybe the worlds first realtime corp ID… Not really though is it? Actually yes… kinda… pretty hot by head.

Reminds by a bit of Awards new logo… kinda.

…Man I can’t keep going on about how good this site is… The new Man City site by Poke. Hmm cmon LFC you can do better…

Boy o Boy… this Pringles banner is getting some attention… that’s because it’s the opposite of FAIL.

Pringles

How about a Thirteen year old reviewing the original Walkman…

Yeah…

Then give it up for CB+Bs new site…

CB+B front page

and on the aggregation tip how about these guys… Whitegoods. Yeah.

Actually if you squint you can see the whitegoods url in the CP+B twitter stream…

whitegoods2

PSFK asks “was the Ford 021c ten years too early?” you’d have to say sadly yes, but in reality no way. You don’t hire Marc Newson too pump out some standard shit do you? So don’t be confused when he delivers this odd ball. In the end who knows if it was too early because Ford didn’t have the balls to produce it and really see. Although the cynical would say that it was never Fords intention to do so, just a PR exercise… to appear as though… etc. I loved this thing when I first saw it, and it stood the test of time (short-term-time). And the design geek name. Beautiful.