advertising

Lemons Still Sell

Old print ads still have a few things to say about making advertising. So, ignore your meme-feed notifications for two seconds and give this a quick skim.

On Confidence in Design

Johan Liedgren discusses the importance of confidence in design—overcoming insecurities, pandering and committee decisions.

Dancin’ Lines

Lou Myers was a hilarious cartoonist with an expressively lunatic line.

Bread & Circus: Ignorance & Brand Participation in TV Advertising

“Bread and Circus” referred to they way the Roman emperor would hand out cheap food and entertainment as a way to gain popularity with the common people. And yet today, it’s this same model that should replace the lingering plague of 30-second TV spots.