We can't really say the famous Yahoo! billboard is coming down. Fact is, the REAL famous Yahoo! billboard came down in 2011 and a sad imposter went back up in its place. But as SF Gate reports, even the lesser board, positioned on the I-80 approach to the Bay Bridge, is gone.
Yahoo! is cryptically claiming "There's more to come!", but now seems like a good time to re-up our [Read More]
Want to feel like a VIP? ASTRO Studios, the branding and product design shop in SF is hosting a panel discussion and pop-up in conjunction with the Letterform Archive called Designing for Musicians. Technically it's sold out, but we have a special hookup for you! Just contact Brett or Tom and tell 'em we sent you.
The special panel discussion on designing for music projects from packaging to posters [Read More]
Storymachine Films has announced its launch in Sausalito, and its story is a good one. Founded by Rob Bagot, who has worked as a writer and creative director at such San Francisco ad agencies as Goodby, McCann-Erickson, Eleven and H and L Partners, he intends to honor his late brother, who died of pancreatic cancer in December, by completing a vision the two formed over the last 20 years.
“My brother Tom and I both worked in advertising; [Read More]
Duncan Channon is helping Kona Brewing launch their first-ever national campaign during March Madness. These charming spots bring back the Hawaiian brothers we've seen in previous executions of the work. Look for them while your bracket is being busted when Duke loses in the second round.
“We live in a world where the demands and distractions can feel endless, so we can all use a friendly nudge to stop and enjoy the good stuff,” said Parker Channon, creative director at Duncan Ch[Read More]
Goodby Silverstein & Partners is out with this season's first work for the SF Giants. We're not going to lie - some clips in here gave us goosebumps. Built around the Jefferson Starship’s song, “We Built This City (on Rock ‘n Roll)” which becomes “We Built This City (on Giants’ Soul), the commercial runs through the Giants' greatest hits (and players), culminating with a reminder opening day is just 2 weeks away!
“It’s our wish that fans everywhere will look forwar[Read More]
Firewood Marketing has some personnel news - they've elevated Amy Michael to a new senior leadership role as Chief Revenue Officer. Before her new CRO role, Michael worked closely with LinkedIn, Airbnb, Google, and other clients in her position as Senior Vice President at Firewood.
“Amy will be instrumental in Firewood’s overall growth, enabling our partnerships to thrive as we continue to scale and move quickly on behalf of our clients,” said Juan Zambrano, co-founder of Firewo[Read More]
Yes, the Lincoln campaign featuring Matthew McConaughey is kinda odd. The spots have a touch of WTF to them all. This newest one isn't quite as strange - in fact, the beautiful shots of the forest coupled with no copy at all is oddly peaceful.