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The Visual Telling of Stories samplers
"Welcome to Chris Mullen's website, The Visual Telling of Stories. You can go to the main gate or shuffle about in the Samplers till you get some hang of the place. It was started in 1996. Material is added every day. It is far bigger than you could ever imagine. I don't blame you for backing out, with a polite cough. I'll never know."
advertising  culture  images  inspiration  photography  society 
october 2018 by garrettc
The Bullshit Web
My home computer in 1998 had a 56K modem connected to our telephone line; we were allowed a maximum of thirty minutes of computer usage a day, because my parents — quite reasonably — did not want to have their telephone shut off for an evening at a time. I remember webpages loading slowly: ten […]
worldwideweb  userexperience  advertising  tracking  performance  privacy 
august 2018 by garrettc
Pi-hole - The Network-Wide Ad Blocker
Pi Supply and Pi Hole have partnered together to bring you the Pi Hole Kit
network  advertising  raspberrypi  devops  sysadmin 
may 2018 by garrettc
IKEA - Lamp (2002, USA) - YouTube
The heartbreaking, award-winning tale of a lamp abandoned by its owner.
IFTTT  YouTube  video  advertising  funny  furniture 
october 2017 by garrettc
Branded in Memory
The logos of global corporations like Apple, Starbucks, and Foot Locker are designed to create instant brand associations in the minds of billions who see them every day. But how accurately can we remember the features and colors of these famous symbols?
logo  advertising  branding  design  quiz 
september 2017 by garrettc
The best Meeker 2017 Internet Trends slides and what they mean
Here are the must-read stats about what's happening with internet adoption, smartphones, ads, e-commerce, entertainment, gaming, enterprise healthcare, China, etc.
statistics  trends  internet  advertising  worldwideweb  mobileweb  gaming 
june 2017 by garrettc
The Most Hated Online Advertising Techniques
"In 2004, we wrote about the most hated advertising techniques based on research conducted by Christian Rohrer and John Boyd. Online advertising has changed significantly since then, giving us plenty of new formats to test and new questions to ask. With that, we decided to run a study to determine which advertising techniques are most disruptive and detrimental for the modern user experience."
advertising  webdesign  userexperience  research 
june 2017 by garrettc
Why Cosabella replaced its agency with AI and will never go back to humans
In October, lingerie retailer Cosabella replaced its digital agency with an AI platform named "Albert". Since then it has more than tripled its ROI and increased its customer base by 30%.
artificialintelligence  advertising 
march 2017 by garrettc
All The Great Mad Men Era Volkswagen Ads
Consider this the best advertising course you'll ever take. 50 ads in chronological order, more or less...
advertising  volkswagen  design 
august 2016 by garrettc
RequestPolicy
Firefox addon for privacy and security
privacy  security  advertising  mozilla  firefox 
december 2014 by garrettc
Fundraising would be better without this award
A warning about using traditional advertising and marketing techniques in the non-profit arena.
charity  nonprofit  advertising  marketing  wdcsintranet 
october 2011 by garrettc
How Online Companies Get You to Share More and Spend More
Wired look at how companies like Zynga, Netflix, Amazon and Facebook get people to share their personal data.
advertising  business  psychology  datamining 
july 2011 by garrettc
"How to create advertising that sells"
An advert written by David Ogilvy that ran in the 60s and 70s.
advertising  business  creative  marketing  advice 
april 2011 by garrettc
How to be a client: Up the Organisation
Moral: don’t hire a master to paint you a masterpiece then assign a roomful of schoolboy-artists to look over his shoulder and suggest improvements.
creativity  business  inspiration  advertising 
february 2011 by garrettc
How the Old Spice Videos Are Being Made
A peek behind the scenes of the Old Spice virals.
socialmedia  advertising  marketing  viral  video  media 
july 2010 by garrettc
Iconography of Contagion
"About a hundred years ago, public health took a visual turn. In an era of devastating epidemic and endemic infectious disease, health professionals began to organize coordinated campaigns that sought to mobilize public action through eye-catching wall posters, illustrated pamphlets, motion pictures, and glass slide projections."
advertising  art  health  posters  inspiration 
march 2010 by garrettc
New livery for Kulula Air
South Africa's low fare airline Kulula have painted one of their 737s in a brand new livery consisting entirely of labels. The captain's chair is labelled "The Big Cheese". Nice.
fun  advertising  branding  aircraft  airline 
february 2010 by garrettc
N Building
A new commercial building in Tokyo where the facade is a giant QR code: "If a QR Code is static, what could we do with a dynamic device like the iPhone? Our proposed vision of the future is one where the facade of the building disappears, showing those inside who want to be seen. As you press on the characters their comments made on online appear in speech bubbles. You can also browse shop information, make reservations and download coupons. Rather than broadly tagging, we display information specific to the building in a manner in which the virtual (iPhone) serves to enhance the physical (N Building)"
architecture  design  art  advertising  video  augmentedreality 
january 2010 by garrettc
An Intersection of Art and Technology in the Early Space Race
Some lovely 50s and 60s art explored in this guest post on BERG about art and technology in the early space race.
design  graphics  space  advertising  technology  science  future  history  sciencefiction 
december 2009 by garrettc
Derek Powazek - Spammers, Evildoers, and Opportunists
Search Engine Optimization is not a legitimate form of marketing. It should not be undertaken by people with brains or souls. If someone charges you for SEO, you have been conned.
seo  google  marketing  search  advertising 
october 2009 by garrettc
Floating Logos
"Perched atop very tall poles or stanchions, these corporate beacons emit their message by looming over us in their glowing, plastic perfection. Elimination of the support structure in the photographs allows the signs to literally float above the earth."
photography  art  advertising  design  branding  urban  logo 
october 2009 by garrettc
This is how Social Media really works
Matt Haughey lays into the flaws of "marketing gurus" and social media.
marketing  socialmedia  business  twitter  media  advertising  wordofmouth 
april 2009 by garrettc
Gallery of Graphic Design
Huge collection of magazine print adverts from the 30s to the late 60s.
advertising  art  design  gallery  graphics  history  images  inspiration  print  reference  resource  typography  vintage  retro  archive 
march 2008 by garrettc
The Evolution of Tech Companies’ Logos
How companies such as Apple, Adobe and IBM's logos have evolved over time.
advertising  apple  ibm  adobe  branding  business  commercial  design  evolution  gallery  graphics  history  logo  marketing  media  reference 
february 2008 by garrettc
The Roaring Mouse
Fabulously executed logo and branding for the Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions Creative Awards, produced by Brand Guardians and Johnson Banks.
advertising  cool  design  image  inspiration  logo  marketing  microsoft  mouse 
february 2008 by garrettc
paper space – an introduction
Interesting infographic on the changing frontpage of the LA Times and the shifting of editorial, images and advertising.
advertising  business  content  design  ia  information  layout  newspaper  online  structure 
august 2007 by garrettc
How Ads Really Work: Superfans and Noobs
"The obvious way to make the most money possible is to plaster your sites in as many ads as your visitors can stand. But if you look at your traffic, chances are you'll lose little by turning ads off completely for your biggest fans."
advertising  branding  business  community  ideas  information  marketing  money  psychology  search 
june 2007 by garrettc
Cool business card designs
Some nice ideas, although you're wallet could end up a mess if you had too many of these given to you.
advertising  art  branding  business  cool  creativity  gallery  identity  businesscards  cards  inspiration 
may 2007 by garrettc
Symbollix: 'Clean' graffiti
"British authorities aren’t sure what to make of the artist who is creating graffiti by cleaning the grime of urban life."
advertising  art  commercial  graffiti  design  graphics  society  flash  showcase  gallery 
september 2006 by garrettc
HTML Emails - Taming the Beast
Another cracking article from Vitamin, this time dissecting the ins and outs of HTML email.
accessibility  advertising  advice  css  article  design  useful  images  layout  mail  email  examples  guidelines  html  reference  research  formatting  webdevelopment 
june 2006 by garrettc
Underground Station Breaks
Interesting zoetrope style adverts on the Washington metro system.
advertising  cool  art  imagery  clever 
april 2006 by garrettc
The best brands of the world | MetaFilter
Metafilter post with links to lots of company logos. Handy for when the client just can't find their stock CDs
design  advertising  logo 
march 2005 by garrettc
Apple Commercial Archive
Bittorrent archive of Apple Computer television adverts
apple  bittorrent  television  advertising 
january 2005 by garrettc

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