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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Too Far? U.K. Advertising Goes Wild...

Too Far? Advertising Gone Wild

A new skin care campaign from Elave, a U.K. company that is using the oldest trick in the book. That it is swathed in ad spin rhetoric makes it even more, um, transparent.

Via the DesignNotes blog written by Michael Surtees.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

why is this so important?

5/30/2007 04:47:00 PM  
Blogger MCALDWELLC said...

how boring...couldn't they have thought of something more creative? It almost seems like a SNL sketch...

5/30/2007 08:57:00 PM  

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Debbie Millman has worked in the design business for over 25 years. She is President of the design division at Sterling Brands. She has been there for nearly 15 years and in that time she has worked on the redesign of global brands for Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Campbell’s, Colgate, Nestle and Hasbro. Prior to Sterling, she was a Senior Vice President at Interbrand and a Marketing Director at Frankfurt Balkind. Debbie is President of the AIGA, the largest professional association for design. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine, a design writer at and Brand New and Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2005, she began hosting the first weekly radio talk show about design on the Internet. The show is titled “Design Matters with Debbie Millman” and it is now featured on In addition to “Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design,” (HOW Books, 2009, she is the author of "How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer" (Allworth Press, 2007) and “The Essential Principles of Graphic Design” (Rotovision, 2008).

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