How often does this happen? That rare opportunity when, after years of struggle and uncertainty, the storm clouds part and all your hard choices pay off. When the big picture is finally revealed -- and suddenly, it all makes sense.
Luxury has never been shaken to its foundations as it has in the past five years. With the advent of new players, the emergence of new centers of consumption and creation, and the onward march of technology -- the concept of Luxury is being re-defined.
Life has become increasingly hectic and, as a result, consumers have little tolerance for goods and services that are not easy, convenient and fast. ...
Warhol, whose oeuvre featured iconic celebrity portraits, a variety of soup de jours and countless candid Polaroids, is considered a pop-cultural superstar. On August 6th let's celebrate the birthday of this legendary artist. Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!
Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?
To mark its 80th anniversary, Sperry have embarked upon a special journey. Launched in March this year, the Odyssey Project has sent eighty ambassador...
The combination of the vastness of the Internet, proliferation of social media and 24/7 technology use have increased the competition when it comes to eyeballs.
You've probably forgotten about me by now, but I am certain you remember my work. I'm the "Tootsie Roll girl." That kid who sang the jingle in the 70s. The one that goes: "Whatever it is I think I see, becomes a Tootsie Roll to me." Yeah, that one.
It would make perfect sense for Mad Men to win its record-setting fifth Best Drama Emmy. And it's high time for Jon Hamm, after eight nominations for his masterful performance as the iconic Don Draper, to finally take the Best Actor prize.
Many people in our industry believe that risk is the essential component to great creative. Every advertising rookie learns early on that career success is dependent upon doing or being associated with edgy, award-winning campaigns.
"I'm a real big believer that the more things change, the more they stay the same. We are not rushing out to reinvent content marketing. We are embr...
At the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this past June, I had the great fortune of spending some time with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions.
Manhattan Mini Storage's bold advertisements are expected, but one of their recent "Storage Space Love Stories" is worthy of more conversation than it's provoked. The image is all over New York City's MTA-- a transgender woman, or male drag queen, poses by a vanity with furs and wigs surrounding.
At the Cannes Lions Festival this year, I spent some time with Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships at NBCUniversal. Linda oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company's entire TV portfolio including two broadcast, 17 cable and more than 50 digital properties.
This past June at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, I spent some time with Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett, who is responsible for setting the creative vision for the network's 95 global offices.
Jane brings an all-encompassing perspective to client accounts thanks to her globe-spanning 20 years of communications experience in both client and a...