Hiss. (Conversations in the Creative Dept. - Vol....
[Originally in Sinhala]
Creative 1: *Making a hissing sound* Sssssssss.
Creative 2: SHHH. I'm trying to talk.
Creative 1: *louder* SSSSSSS.
Creative 2: You got gas or something?
Creative 1: Ssss. Nope. My dad's a snake.
Now they're trying to figure out what type of snake we're talking about here.
Pitch. (Conversations between Creatives and Client...
*At a briefing*
Creative: So is this a pitch?
Servicing: Ohhhh yeahhhh. It's a son of a pitch.
Creative: ....good one.
TypoInColombo Lunch Time Picks
typoincolombo: A “Tripple Deceker” happens when you bite off more than you can chew. This one comes with “French fries of rice of fettuccine”. And there’s “French fires” too, just in case. Great spots by @SaatchiSL + @piyumz.
@jamesaddicted :: ideas born dynamite: Bill Gates... →
jamesaddicted: Though Bill Gates stepped down as head of Microsoft in 2008 to focus on philanthropy, he hasn’t left the realm of world-changing innovation. Gates hosted the Reinvent the Toilet Fair in Seattle, Wash. Tuesday and Wednesday, showcasing the designs and working…
Of Straws & Elephants. (Conversations between...
*Client Servicing and Creative 1 are fighting, for jokes of course.*
Creative 2: THAT'S IT. That's the straw that broke the elephant's back!
Creative 1: Wait. What straw?! Where's the elephant? Whose back?!
*CS laughs and flicks Creative 1. Hard.*
Creative 1: OUCH. *Flicks back*
*Creative 2 intervenes and gets into a kung-fu stance alongside CS*
Creative 1: THAT'S IT. That's the elephant that broke the straw's back-
*Pause. Creative 2 and CS suppress a laugh*
Creative 1: ...wait. That can't be right.
*Creative 2 blows at Creative 1. Creative 1 goes flying.*
Behold, the talking ad from Sadaharitha in today’s edition of the Ceylon Today newspaper - the first of it’s kind in Sri Lanka!
Beck's Next Album To Be Released As Sheet Music
curiositycounts: What a beautiful and brilliant concept! I can’t wait to hear the endless interpretations that come from this project, as explained by NME: The sheet music will come with full colour art works for each song as well as a hardcover carrying case. Two of the 20 songs are instrumentals. The ‘album’ features the tracks ‘Do We? We Do’ and ‘Don’t Act Like Your Heart Isn’t Hard’. The...
Sunday Observer. (Conversations between Creatives,...
IT: *Trying to get everyone's attention* Listen, listen! So on Sunday I bought the Sunday Observer.
*Pause. Client Servicing starts laughing*
Creative: ....really? I thought you bought it on Tuesday.
Today's Monday, just by the way.
clientsfromhell: Client: We would like a drawing of a moose on skis. I send the art. Client: Why there were two feet on each ski? Me: People ski on two skis and a moose has four feet so I put two on each ski. Client: That is ridiculous! Me: Which part? You’ll have to be more specific? Client: Well, I’m pretty sure they don’t make skis that can accomodate two feet each! Me: Right. That...
Cabbage (Conversations in the Creative Dept. -...
Creative 1: *eating salad* HEY! The eggplant's blue today!
Creative 2: What?! There's no eggplant in there!
Creative 1: There is, I swear! It's like, photoshopped!
Creative 2: *looks at the salad* That's cabbage, you fool!
Creative 1: How is that cabbage?!
Creative 2: Purple cabbage!
Creative 1: ...there's purple cabbage?
Creative 1 continues to eat the salad silently, while Creative 2 stares judgementally.
Astronauts. (Conversations between Creatives and...
*3 Creatives and 1 Client Servicing walks into an elevator*
Creative 1: MOVE. I want the window view!
CS: Ow, ow, okay!
*Creative 2 puts his motorcycle helmet on Creative 3*
Creative 3: *screams* AAAAAA
Creative 2: Oh god, calm down!
*The elevator starts going up*
Creative 3: *still screaming* Are we going to space?!
Amidst all this elevator chaos, Creative 1 and Client Servicing have a good laugh.
Before I Die. (Conversations in the Creative Dept....
Creative 1: *out of nowhere* Hey, do you want to come to Cambodia with me?
Creative 2: Wait, what. Why!?
Creative 1: Well, this website said I had to go to Cambodia before I die.
Creative 2: So if the website told you to jump off a cliff, you'd jump?
Creative 1: ...will you jump off a cliff with me?
God save Creative 1.
Testing, Testing. (Conversations in the Creative...
Heard from the loudspeaker at the Nelum Pokuna across the street: Testing, testing. Check. 1, 2.
ECD: Take one. Take two. 1, 2!
Copywriter 1: 3, 4!
Copywriter 2: 5, 6!
Art Director: 7, 8!
Copywriter 3: 9, 10!
Well at least we've confirmed that creatives can count from 1 to 10.
BlackBerry: From Lovemark to Commodity
Source: jintrovert.tumblr.com From dominating the smartphone market, BlackBerry sales have fallen 41% in the last quarter. Its once loyal community of fans have fallen out of love with their BBs and what was once a Lovemark is now looking very much like a commodity. Low Respect. Low Love. What happened? An article in the Los Angeles Times gives us some insight: After eight years and six...
Get a good night's sleep for a good cause
July 19, 2012 | Saatchi APAC The issue at the very heart of consumerism is how to make the act of consumption itself a ‘Force of Good’. Saatchi & Saatchi India worked with Springwel mattresses for its latest campaign to tackle this challenge. Springwel mattresses wanted potential customers to exchange their old mattresses for a new one at a discount. But the act of buying a mattress was...
Kinetic Sidewalk An Enlightening Feat At Olympics
Olympic Delivery Authority/via London 2012 is promising to put on the most energy-efficient Olympics ever. To be perfectly honest, the kinetic-power-lit sidewalk going in at West Ham station, forecast to generate a grand total of 21 kilowatt-hours of electricity over the course of the Games, won’t be a significant contributor to the cause. In fact, we’d be surprised if some enterprising...