• Cutwater and Unison create a monument to the housing crisis

    by / December 10, 2019 /

    SF-based home co-investing company, Unison, tapped Cutwater to help them commission a 30-ft art installation at the center of the city’s Embarcadero public space, called the Welcome Tower. The Welcome Tower will stay at the Port of San Francisco for one year, following the public unveiling event and dedication ceremony, which took place November 19, and was led by Mayor London Breed.

    Designed by well-known artist Sean Orlando, the installation is a gift to beautify the city and spar[Read More]

  • Snickers tricks customers with a candy bar swap

    by / November 27, 2019 /

    This past month, Snickers and its French agency, CLM BBDO, teamed up to play a little ruse on consumers. To remind them that nothing can replace a Snickers, they did just that by disguising Bounty bars in Snickers packaging. And thus was born #SnickersGate, which, thankfully, has been resolved. 24 hours after it began, the brand filled consumers in, with a spinoff of the signature tagline - announcing "We're not us when we're hungry". 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCJegWlGLTA&[Read More]

  • Manifold helps GitHub Universe connect developers

    by / November 25, 2019 /

    A few weeks back, on Nov 13-14, more than 1,700 developers, executives and industry leaders from around the world came together for GitHub Universe.

    The conference, which was held at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, provided the opportunity for attendees to hear from industry experts and put a face to a username. SF agency Manifold worked with GitHub on all aspects of Universe from experience strategy, creative and design to show production and fabrication.

    An LED-lit[Read More]

  • Lincoln – The City That Sleeps

    by / October 8, 2019 /

    In a stressful world, Lincoln helps people find their sanctuary, sometimes in unexpected ways. That's the premise behind an 8-hour sleep album  by Lincoln and musician Anders Rhedin. They used the noises of New York City to create “The City That Never Sleeps.” 

    Not quite sure how this gets people to buy more cars? Check out the case study:


    And if you're having trouble dozing off, check out [Read More]

  • Goodby and SF’s newest gem

    by / September 24, 2019 /

    Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P) announced that it has been hired by the Golden State Warriors and Chase Center to introduce the awesome new arena to the Bay Area. The campaign “Never Stop Chasing” includes a BART station domination at the Embarcadero that runs through November 24.

    “GS&P has been an incredible partner since being onboarded four years ago. We’re excited about Chase Center’s opening, and think [Read More]