Author: maribasson

2005, TBWA/G1, Nissan Micra

Small Price…Big Coincidence

Stolen idea or pure coincidence? Great ads, though and the second version is executed much better. Ogilvy is nominated for a Loerie this year for their rendition of this concept. Justified? (Edit: Although this specific execution is not a Loerie Finalist this year, the website and the online banners for the […]

Fresh Idea?

Fresh Idea?

2003: Ziploc Bags, IDB/FCB Santiago (Chile) 2009: Glad Wrap, DDB South Africa Are these things intentional or do they happen by mistake? Either way – very interesting.

Wimpy Mug Collector Commercial

Wimpy Mug Collector Commercial

To promote a mug giveaway breakfast a film crew visits a Mug Collector in this ad from Metropolitan Republic South Africa. Creative Director: Peter Khoury Production Company: Terraplane Director: Trevor Clarence

Operation Snowball Newspaper Spread by Volcano

Operation Snowball Newspaper Spread by Volcano

Brilliant newspaper spread by Volcano Advertising released in August for The Star’s Operation Snowball project: “With your help this could be a real blanket”. Creative Directors: Francois Boshoff, Glenn Jeffery Art Director: Dustin Sinclair Copywriter: Carl Richardson Photographer: Simon Scholtz

Mail and Guardian Online

Mail and Guardian Online

A recent print campaign by Volcano to advertise Mail and Guardian Online. A simple idea illustrating the benefit of online clearly. Wish the campaign featured more variety and a URL would be helpful.

Albertus Swanepoel featured in Harper’s Bazaar

Albertus Swanepoel featured in Harper’s Bazaar

Legendary South African designer Albertus Swanepoel’s hats featured on the head of Agyness Deyn in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar. The spread, a tribute the King of Pop consisted of Michael Jackson inspired fashion and the Pretoria boytjie’s chic designs finished the looks off perfectly. Find out more about […]

Get rid of your jeans for good

Get rid of your jeans for good

Maybe you’ve seen this before, but we thought we’d recruit some more do-gooders. Levi’s, in association with Rocking the Daisies have launched ‘Get Rid Of Your Jeans For Good’. From the 27th of July you can take any pair of old jeans (as long as it’s still wearable) to any […]

Women’s Day Ad by TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris Johannesburg

Women’s Day Ad by TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris Johannesburg

This ad – produced by TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris Johannesburg for the Apartheid Museum – honours the 20 000 women who protested against the Pass Laws in 1956. A beautiful tactical ad that, unlike many other Women’s Day ads celebrates the true meaning of the 9th of August. Executive Creative Director: Damon Stapleton […]