Edinburgh’s Whitespace @whitespacers are one of Scotland’s leading creative agencies. Their long-standing relationship with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society resulted in a striking and energetic unboring identity for the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The industry body has unveiled its '60 for 60' shortlist of influential women in the travel industry to mark its 60 anniversary.
Munro has been recognised along with fellow industry leaders such as Harriet Green, chief executive of Thomas Cook; Chris Browne, chief operating officer at TUI Travel; Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of Lastminute.com and Carolyn McCall, chief executive of easyJet. [more…]
• In its echo of the reference to Brookside's lesbian kiss in the London 2012 ceremony, the Barrowman kiss made us seem a rather prurient nation
• On the eve of Scotland's referendum on independence, the ceremony resorted to clichés of the Loch Ness monster, Irn Bru and a sea of tartan instead of telling viewers something new
• The overhead shots made it look like a good few ticket-holders had decided to plump for a quiet night in front of the telly instead
Irn-Bru has released an impassioned and cinematic advert to celebrate the arrival of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The video, called IRN In Our Blood, features a good-humored narrative talking about Scotland’s attitudes to sport and it’s status as perennial underdogs, two elements why belie the passion Scotland has for sport and its sporting heroes.
Created by the Leigh Agency, the 1-minute long advert is a rally cry to all Scots in the build up to the Games to back their country and join a long history of impassioned Scottish people in supporting the Games in Scotland.
For the launch of the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie, experiential agency psLIVE @psLIVE_UK are commissioning two projections in London and Edinburgh to build hype around the new release.
To tie in with the cinema release date, on the dawn of the 17th July, pro-ape messaging such as ‘apes together strong’ will be simultaneously projected onto the facade of two iconic British landmarks; City Hall in London and Edinburgh Castle. [more…]
Marketing services provider, APS Group Scotland, has developed the creative themes and visual identity for the 2014 Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF), one of the world’s biggest celebrations of youth music, theatre and dance.
APS Group was automatically awarded the contract following its work on last year’s festival which was commended recently in the 2014 Scottish Design Awards.
Scotland’s new concert and event arena was awarded the “Chairman’s Award for Architecture” at The Scottish Design Awards on 05 June 2014 in Glasgow. At the same event the venue’s designers, Foster + Partners and Arup picked up two further gongs in the “Architecture – Lighting” and “Architecture: Leisure/Culture Building or Project” categories.
To mark the transition to its new customer facing brand, Ford Retail, the world’s largest dedicated Ford dealership group, has launched a major marketing campaign that includes online, print, outdoor and radio advertising, PR and social media engagement.
The new customer facing name, TrustFord, reflects the company’s philosophy of excellent customer service and transparency; traits that have always been at the very heart of the business and which have been instrumental in informing the new identity.
The TrustFord advertising campaign, created by branding agency Good,@thisisgoodnews which also handled the rebrand, features colleagues from the company’s national network of 65 dealership sites, including a Sales Executive, a General Manager and a Technician.
Following the official announcement from the Portman Group that BrewDog’s Dead Pony Club pale ale is in breach of the alcohol marketing code, BrewDog @brewdog promptly took the Portman Group to task – in no uncertain terms.