For a Loeries virgin, the annual weekend of awards and debauchery was something of an eye-opener. The work was inspiring. The dress code was suitably kooky. And the awards ceremonies were big. Certainly bigger than expected. With uber-graphics, pounding audio and a massive, people-dwarfing stage.
The response from the attendees was less so.
At least the T&A was equal opportunity at some parties #Loeries 2009 (Kate Wolters as @marklives)
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Client: Saint-Etienne International Design Biennale 2009
Title: L’enfant Jesus
Says Garth: A comment on the city of Saint-Etienne and their history as an arms manufacturer (mostly during the Napoleonic wars). More recently the city has switched to the manufacture of textiles.
Political party Cope has signed up over 5000m2 of large scale nationwide branding which aims to heighten the party’s profile and spur voters to the polls. The numerous large scale outdoor sites can be seen throughout Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban. Network BBDO conceptualised the creative work. Nice to see something other that those boring election posters on lamp posts…
Nominations are now open for the 2009 South African Blog Awards! The SA blog awards is a showcase of the very best of South African blogs.
Together with advertising agency Ogilvy Johannesburg, the ANC has produced four commercials (the first of which you can view on MarkLives!com) that talk to the positive changes ordinary South Africans have experienced since 1994, while acknowledging “there is much more to be done”. Archive material of Nelson Mandela features in the first segment of the …
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According to The Huffington Post street artist Spepard Fairy has been chosen to design the official Obama inauguration poster. The poster declares BE THE CHANGE and is based on famous Fairey’s initial design that helped shape the image of Obama’s campaign and became a pop culture icon.