Interesting Things

Sneha Suresh : Giving Tamil Proverbs A Tangible Form

Sneha Suresh is a 4th year student at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. She has been working on a printmaking project which is based on the vernacular. Being a Tamilian, born and brought up in Goa she has worked on a project called ‘Inaipu’ (which means fusion in Tamil) as a part of my pre-thesis project.

“The intent of this project is to present the metamorphosis of the oral tradition of Tamil proverbs and represent them visually by looking at the evolution of Tamil letterforms in a more imaginative way. My role in this project is based on the amalgamation of the oral tradition and visual culture, metaphors, material culture and symbols of Tamil Nadu. I’ve tried to bring out the real and the imagined mentioned in the oral tradition of proverbs through visuals which means, looking at how an intangible expression can manifest into a tangible one. I never managed to get myself to learn how to read and write Tamil which I regret but now, as a visual artist and a visual communication design student I am interested in letterforms and this project has been a pathway for me to get close to my cultural roots. Here are a few links that you could refer to if interested.”

 

Sneha Suresh : Giving Tamil Proverbs A Tangible Form

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Ad Creatives Rebrand Christmas to include the Colour Blind

From Tanvi Tandon: With Christmas around the corner, I have a wonderfully relevant ad design project that I thought you might want to cover.

People with red-green colorblindness hate Christmas. The festive red-green look dull to them and are hard to distinguish.

We changed the colours of Christmas to make it more vivid for the Colorblind! On our website, you’ll find some cute and fun illustrated Christmas cards with themes they can relate to.

Click to be merry → www.rebrandingchristmas.com

You have just enough time to send them to your colorblind friends. (And hopefully, your readers:)

Paperless Post

Paperless Post creates design-driven digital and printed stationery including greetings, birth announcements, wedding suites and custom stationery. Based out of New York City, Paperless Post partners with leading designers like Kate Spade New York, Kelly Wearstler and Oscar De La Renta. Find them online here.

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How to Create Digital Diwali Cards Online

Diwali, is a combination of the words “deepa” which means “light”, and “avail” which means “row”. Dubbed as India’s biggest, brightest, and most important holiday, Indians celebrate this festival by lighting clay lamps outside their houses as a symbol of the inner light that shields them from spiritual darkness. Also known as Dipawali, this festival is very important to the Indians in the same way that Christmas is of great value to the Christians.

For more than a hundred years, Diwali has Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, and Hindus joined in celebrating the Diwali festival regardless of the difference in faith practices. Indeed, it lives true to the term “festival of peace” as it is an opportunity for all of us to reunite with our friends and family.

Digital Diwali Cards

When we are living thousands of miles away from our families, we opt to purchase digital Diwali cards that we can send to our loved ones. Fortunately, the worldwide web boasts of thousands of digital Diwali cards with different designs that anyone can freely choose. Of course, one way to make things even more special is by adding a personal touch and making your own digital Diwali cards. This gives us more room to share your artistic talent to the world.

For entrepreneurs, planning on establishing their own brand, Diwali festival presents an excellent opportunity since the message of this special holiday is sharing your light to the world and affirming that indeed there is a force far greater than your own that’s protecting you from negative spiritual energies. Strategically speaking, Diwali is also the time when people are in a very giving mood that’s why it’s the perfect time to push production to boost sales.

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Introducing Instagram feed @fatfeedzero

https://www.instagram.com/fatfeedzero/
It’s the only page of its kind among 400 million instagram users 🙂

Every picture connects with the next to form one large growing feed.

FatFeedZero is getting popular. Followed by some of the top creative professionals across the world. Featured on many Instagram forums like @thedesigntip @artshelp @art_spotlight

We, ZERO, recently won an Award for this page – Kyoorius in-book for Digital Design.

Do take a look at @fatfeedzero

 

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Leo Burnett Tel Aviv Presents: The Peace Blanket

Summer is here, and with it comes the time-old war on the air conditioning:
He’s hot, she’s cold, he’s sweating, she’s freezing.

A battle that rages on all night as the air conditioner is turned on and off.

So Samsung invented the perfect solution so no one needs to fight at night:

 

The Peace Blanket,
half duvet and half pique

Sweet Dreams J

Watch our case:

 

Credits:
Agency: Leo Burnett Tel Aviv
Chief Executive Officer: Adam Polachek
VP creative: Ami Alush
VP client: Idit Zukerman
Copywriter: Oren Ben-Naim
Art director Meital Miller
Producer: Simi Ben-Zikri, Menny Zarhia
Account Supervisor: Laura Zimin
Account manager: Aviad Danon
Photographer: Menachem Reiss
Studio: Frank Abu, Oren Bar

Mazda : Don’t Scroll And Drive by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi

“Distracted driving” is what they call it.

It’s a treacherous innocuous name – meant to cover anything from taking your eyes off the road to check your baby hasn’t chocked on his pacifier,
right down to taking your eyes off the road to scroll down your Facebook feed and check who’s liked your latest profile pic.
And let’s be honest, that happens way more often than anything else.
But worst of all it’s killing people. Lots of them.

That’s why Mazda decided to launch a new campaign: smack in the middle of people’s social feed,  right as they were scrolling down it.

Watch the Facebook special post here:

And take it from us: when you drive, leave the phone alone.

 

 

Credits:
Agency Credits: BBR Saatchi & Saatchi
CEO: Yossi Lubaton
CCO: Idan Regev
Creative Team: Ran Even, Roy Zoaretz, Gal Mamalya, Idan Kligerman, Ori Hasson
VP Client Services: Ben Muskal
Account Supervisor: Aviv Benzikri
Account Executive: Gil Gershon
VP Content & Production: Dorit Gvili
Strategy Supervisor: Lora Goichman
Creative Coordinator: Eva Hasson

BBR Saatchi & Saatchi Proudly presents a Presidential Charter

In a bold move spearheaded by Baumann Ber Rivnay / Saatchi & Saatchi,  Israeli President Mr. Reuven Rivlin together with children puts the Israeli advertising industry’s typecasting practices to shame and urges it to change for the benefit of all Israeli society.

Israel is a melting pot. A country of immigrants who came from many different countries and cultures. A country where East meets West. A country where Ashkenazi Jews (from western countries), Sephardic Jews (from Arab countries), Ethiopian Jews, Arabs and Christian coexist but do not always do so on an equal standing. And while Israel is a country loaded with baggage on discrimination (having experienced it firsthand),  we are ashamed to say we are a country in which bias and prejudice still exists.

Nowhere is this more obvious than in Israeli advertising where the white Caucasian, blond, blue-eyed stereotype still reigns supreme.
Where portrayals of single sex families still are very rare and where you will be hard pushed to find a black Ethiopian kid
starring in a commercial let alone an Arab – unless it’s for purposes of typecasting him in various unflattering roles.

Not surprising if you look at casting calls issued by local talent agencies; stuff that will quite literally make your hair stand on edge.

But the job of advertisers, in our minds, is not only to reflect a country’s culture and values. Quite the opposite.
Advertisers have a responsibility to help shape the culture they live in and mold people’s behavior for the better.
The way we see things at BBR Saatchi & Saatchi, the industry has a proactive role to play in levelling the playing ground, abolishing prejudice and blowing up the glass ceiling.

Credits:
Chief Executive Officer: Yossi Lubaton
VP Content & Production: Dorit Gvili
Chief Creative Officer: Idan Regev
Creative Director: Kobi Cohen
Creative Concept: Dorit Gvili
Creative Team: Avner Rassel & Shiran Damari
Supervisor Strategic planning: Zemer Doron
Account Executive: Mor Aharon
Producer Manager: Bosmat Ben David
Creative Coordinator: Eva Hasson
Traffic Director: Ronit Doanis
Directed and edited: Or Ron

Burger King Presents The NafNa Phone by Leo Burnett Israel

Israeli Independence Day is also known as ‘National BBQ Day’, because everyone – and we mean e v e r y o n e – is gathering around their grills for a celebration.

Really. True story J. Come to Israel on that day and you will see people fanning their grill everywhere: from national parks and the beachfront sands right down to traffic islands left for those who simply didn’t get up early enough to capture a spot. (Seriously, just google “Israel independence day BBQ” and you’ll see things here are mental!)

So as the flamed grill pros BURGER KING are, they decided to help everyone get ready for the holiday, and created an interactive mobile phone pre-loader ad experience which invited people to practice their BBQ fanning skills… with their phone!

The higher the flame they managed to fan up– the higher the discount they got on a delicious grill flamed Whopper Meal.

And if you want to try to ‘LeNafNef’ yourself, here is a link to our interactive ad: http://camp.spotad.co/rch/burger_king0417/index.html

Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett Israel
CEO: Adam Polachek
CCO: Ami Alush
CTO: Yacov Zoaretz
Copywriters: Elad Gaizler, Ouriel Ferencz, Oren Ben-Naim
Art-director: Meital Miller
VP Clients: Idit Zukerman
Account Supervisor: Laura Zimin
Agency Producer: Menny Zarhia
Production company: Tiferet

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