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Torches of Freedom: Women and Smoking Propaganda - Sociological Images

Edward Bernays (1891-1995) is largely considered the founder of public relations (or “engineering consent,” as he called it) but is not known very …

The World’s 17 Best Print Campaigns of 2013-14

With the 2014 Cannes Lions festival now over, we're going to spend a few days recapping some of the winners you might not have seen. We're going to …

Street Artists Just Pulled Off The Largest Advertising Takeover In World History

61 min The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim. Stuck in Indonesia after Australia 'stopped the boats' and facing …

Nike's Twitter football advertising campaign banned

<b>The UK's advertising watchdog has banned a Nike Twitter campaign in its original form.</b><p>The ruling follows tweets by Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney and his Arsenal rival Jack Wilshere, posted at the request of the sportswear firm.<p>The Advertising Standards Authority said that the messages …

Advertising

McDonald's and PepsiCo to help write UK health policy

Exclusive: Department of Health putting fast food companies at heart of policy on obesity, alcohol and diet-related disease<p>The Department of Health is putting the fast food companies McDonald's and KFC and processed food and drink manufacturers such as PepsiCo, Kellogg's, Unilever, Mars and Diageo …

The Hard Sell: Walkers Crinkles

'Yet another advert that suggests a person loves a product so much he wants to have sex with it'<p>Gary Lineker's nipples. Gary Lineker's nipples. Do you want me to stop typing "Gary Lineker's nipples" now? In a new low for Walkers crisps and its association with the sporting wingnut-cum-actor, we see …

Aerials

Beef fairytails<p>by <b>Ben Newman</b> | Leo Burnett<p>Credits<p><b>Agency</b> Leo Burnett <b><br>Creative</b> Ben Newman <b><br>Creative director</b> Graham Lakeland <b><br>Executive creative director</b> …

A Great Voice

Think You Can Write Better Ads Than Convicted Felons?

Two young copywriters from San Francisco are working with inmates to create speculative advertising through a project called “Concepting with Convicts.”<p><i>Image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Ad agencies will often do borderline-criminal things in their effort to sell you a product. For instance, in 1990 a …

Infographic: The Evolution of 18 Major Brand Logos From 1886 to Today

Logo lovers, here's your Friday roll in the hay—an infographic charting the evolution of 18 big-company logos, beginning with Coca-Cola in 1886 and …

Payday loan advert ban on children's TV ruled out

<b>Payday loan adverts could still be aired on children's TV despite a call from a committee of MPs for a ban.</b><p>A report by the Business Select Committee said adverts could expose children to the idea that these short-term, high interest loans were "fun".<p>But the government's response to December's …

Finance

Helvetica: How did one typeface conquer the world?

<b>Mike Parker who helped popularise Helvetica died this week. You won't find a graphic designer who isn't familiar with the typeface (released in 1957 under its original name Neue Haas Grotesk). But Helvetica is one of the most well known typefaces among non-designers, too. Why is that asks graphic</b> …

Typography

OMG who stole my ads ? Paris

The Little Girl from the 1981 LEGO Ad is All Grown Up, and She’s Got Something to Say

• Share 0<br>• Tweet<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• Reddit<br>• Email<p><i>**A Women You Should Know Exclusive**</i><p><b>By Lori Day</b> – In mid-January, this article on The Huffington Post hit my …

Vieweet Innovative Property Technology

Vieweet is an innovative property technology (prop tech) company<p>We offer high quality, scalable solutions for the global property sector<p>Vieweet is …

Media Theory and Methods

From <b>Market Killing</b> (eds. Greg Philo and David Miller, Longman, 2000)<p><b>Cultural Compliance (Greg Philo and David Miller) -</b> <b>Part One</b> <b>and</b> <b>Part Two</b><p>In Market …

Ads of the World™

KFC's Hot & Spicy Campaign<p>Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Hong Kong<p>Highlight<p>New Play-Doh Outdoor Campaign<p>Advertising Agency: DDB, Colombia<p>2018 …

Hong Kong

Thought-Provoking Must See Interview with Iconic Conflict Photographer Don McCullin

Don McCullin is a household name in the photographic community, but as far as he is concerned, it’s for all the wrong reasons. In this incredibly …

Study Suggests iPad Gaming Makes People Feel Like Throwing Up

Researchers at the University of Minnesota say they've found a link between motion sickness and iPad gaming. The fact they played Gameloft's Call of …

Compulsory Coupling: Fit In By Finding Someone - Sociological Images

Erika T. sent in this 30 second commercial for Frito Lay chips and dip. Masquerading as simply “cute,” instead the cartoon sends strong normative …

Camera Shots

EWS (Extreme Wide Shot)<br>The view is so far from the subject that he isn't even visible. Often used as an establishing shot.<p>VWS (Very Wide Shot)<br>The …

How to Guide Your Audience: A Masterclass in Storytelling Through Editing

Technology is an important part of filmmaking, as well as something we like to talk about here at No Film School, but when it comes down to it, one, …

Film Studies 101: The 30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Needs To Know

The cinematographer's art often seems as much black magic as technique, taking a few actors milling around a set and turning it into something …

Everything You Need to Know About the Dolly Zoom

The dolly zoom, also referred to as the Vertigo effect or a Zolly shot, is a technique wherein the camera is dollied either forward or backward while …

Ads of the World™

Range Rover Sport – Dragon Challenge<p>Creative Agency: Spark44, London, UK<p>Presented by Getty Images<p>2018 Visual Trend: Masculinity Undone<p>Reimagine how …

You’ll Dig These Scratch-Off Bus Shelter Ads for ‘Art as Archaeology’ Museum Show

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has employed scratch-off advertising on bus shelters around the city to hype its newest exhibition, The Way …

MyWorksheets wins Startup Weekend All-Star competition, helping teachers digitize curriculum

It’s not easy to bring the latest technologies into the classroom. But one group of entrepreneurs in Seattle has created a tool that may make life …