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A Trip to the Museum of Brands

A Trip to the Museum of Brands

On a recent trip to London, my wife suggested we check out a landmark that she had discovered online – the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising. After some shopping on Portobello Road, we took a short detour down some residential streets and arrived at the museum. I came to…
That’s so Last Week

That’s so Last Week

We see all sorts of trends in advertising and marketing: music trends, illustration trends, color trends, cute dog trends and so on. We have even seen how explosive (and quick mind you) digital trends have been with video and social-media marketing. How we market is an ever-evolving thing. We roll…
Prove It.

Prove It.

I’m a word nerd, and recently I found an interesting article explaining the phrase, the exception proves the rule. I always found this concept baffling — how does an exception prove a rule? But the author pointed out that prove didn’t always mean what it does today. It comes from…
Fresh & Funky 2: Ads on the Street

Fresh & Funky 2: Ads on the Street

Welcome back to Fresh & Funky, your source for snark, insights and snarky insights about advertising. The focus of today’s post:  Outdoor advertising.  Take a short drive down any street or highway and you’ll see that this channel is an endless source of funk, from signs crammed with mouse-type to…