Posts Tagged ‘creative’

Super Bowl Advertising Strategy

January 30, 2013

Since the Denver Broncos got knocked out the playoffs, it has been hard to get excited about the Super Bowl. That, and the fact that many of the “Super Bowl Ads” are already available on YouTube which means I will …

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Blood, sweat and laundry detergent. ERA and the exploding simulated washing machine.

July 16, 2012

At one time or another, we’ve all put a load of clothes into the washing machine and hit the start button. But what really happens then? What kind of underwater gymnastics routines do your clothes perform when the agitator goes …

Mark I
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Mark I

Blast from the past: E.B. Lane Artwork from the 1960s

February 27, 2012

Advertising was quite different when E.B. Lane opened its doors 50 years ago. Today, we take a stroll down memory lane with this video tribute to some of the agency’s earliest work. Special thanks to Dave Klein for creating this …

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Jungle kayaking with Whitewater Fresh Zest

December 22, 2011

The trek through the dense, tropical jungles of Chiapas, Mexico felt like something right out of an Indiana Jones movie. I strained to keep my imagination in check but I almost expected a burst of poison darts to pepper the trees as we passed. Local Mayan Indian guides, weighed down with Panavision cameras and lights trudged before us while large, strange spiders scurried under our feet and brightly colored birds flew overhead. Suddenly, the jungle parted to reveal the destination of our journey…

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Mark I

Incite #4: Bold is the new safe

December 15, 2011

Once upon a time, most marketers erred on the side of safer – and almost always boring – ideas in order to make their brands more palatable. In addition, they would attempt to address every possible audience in hopes of …

Gary S
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Gary S

Ice Boating above the Arctic Circle

December 1, 2011

Black ice, laced with white webs of blowing snow stretches as far as the eye can see. At 30 degrees below zero, it’s far too cold for the snow to the stick to the glassy black surface and so it blows relentlessly across this vast, frozen lake at the top of the world. At temperatures this frigid, it’s best not expose your skin to the elements for long and so each of us has been given an Arctic Survival suit.

Mark I
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Mark I

The EBL Art Show: The Recap Gallery is Now Open.

March 31, 2011

We’re happy to report that the EBL Art Show came to vibrant, colorful life this past Thursday, March 24. So were you able to make it? Yes? No?

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Gary S

Art Show Munchies: What’s On the Menu?

March 23, 2011

E.B. Lane is thrilled to have Short Leash Hotdogs and Jennifer’s Catering providing food and delicious desserts for the E.B. Lane Art Show.

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Katherine T

How to Care for Your Creative.

February 25, 2011

A few months ago, I had a happy rediscovery. I found one of my favorite childhood books when digging through the stacks of bedtime reading material in my kids’ rooms. The pages had yellowed a touch, the soft cover was …

Gary S
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Gary S

Reflections Of A Madman Part 18.

December 23, 2010

This quote from The Devil in the White City is not specific to advertising. In fact, it was written by an architect before the turn of the last century.

Mark I
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Mark I