Posts tagged "advertising"
Subway notice board

Subway notice board

The notice board “Subway Notice” by Thomas Bernstrand for Swedish producer Materia is inspired from the classic advertisement pillars with layers and layers of posters. The notice board comes with 30 magnetic pins. Subway’s powerful expression makes it an expressive ingredient in all kinds of public areas. The standalone cylindrical model lends itself to placement...
The power of stories

The power of stories

Studio Total, Swedish advertising/communication/storytelling agency just started to blog. Read it, if you are not Swedish, it’s a good reason to start to learn. Studio Total is an advertising agency in the same way Stalin was a civil servant. We eat breakfast in Klabböle, dine in Vienna and before night falls, we drive through the...
Post visual pollution

Post visual pollution

As you probably already know, the city of São Paulo, Brazil, has put an end to all outdoor billboards, neon signs and other means of outdoor advertising. This is old news, since the ban has been on since January 2007, now a little more than two years ago. Surely, you should be able to sell...

Is advertising vandalism?

The Anti-Advertising Agency has launched a project togehter with Graffiti Research Lab called Light Criticism. Here is an interesting statement from the Anti-advertising agency; “And now, years into NYC’s crackdown on graffiti writers and protesters, after we’ve watched our friends be detained, arrested, beat, fined, tried, and given real jail sentences, not a single corporate...

The ubiquity of advertising

Netherland-based Studio Smack was commissioned by the Museum de Beyerd (Dutch Museum for Graphic Design) in Breda to create “Kapitaal” (dutch for capital). It is a typographical stroll through a Dutch city revealing the influence of graphic design and the ubiquity of advertising and branded messages in the urban landscape. As you can see it’s...