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Detailed 3D Selfies
Detailed 3D Selfies
The Printing House Launches 3D Printed Self Portraits
The Printing House is making it easier than ever to capture an expression, pose or posture with their new 3D selfies, launched recently in Toronto. This new, easy to access use of 3D printing... MORE
Buy Now Magazine Buttons
Buy Now Magazine Buttons
ShopThis! with Masterpass Enables In-Magazine Purchases
ShopThis! with Masterpass is one of MasterCard’s newest innovations aimed at closing the gap between when you see something you like in an ad and when you make a move to buy it. ShopThis! with... MORE
Future-Facing Car Conferences
Future-Facing Car Conferences
2015 Ford Trends Conference Tackles Tomorrow's Transportation Needs
Ford Motor Company isn’t a car company anymore. After experiencing my first Ford Trends Conference in San Francisco, the takeaway is clear: Ford doesn’t drive innovation with the sole goal of... MORE
Cinematic Super Hero Razors
Cinematic Super Hero Razors
Gillette Creates Themed Razors Based on Avengers Age of Ultron Movie
A partnership between real world company Gillette and Marvel-world company Stark Industries produced this collection of super hero themed razors based on the new Marvel movie Avengers Age of Ultron.... MORE
Live Streamed Razor Unveilings
Live Streamed Razor Unveilings
Gillette Introduces Avengers Razors Online & Offline Simultaneously
If you’ve ever waited for a special package to arrive, you know the excitement Gillette’s new Avenger Razors created when the company sent select fans and influencers a silver briefcase... MORE
Local Custom Print Shops
Local Custom Print Shops
T-Shirt Printing Toronto Focuses on Supporting Local Businesses
Whether you’re looking for one-off bespoke clothing or gearing up for a company event, TShirtPrintingToronto.ca offers an easy solution at affordable prices. TShirtPrintingToronto.ca is a local,... MORE
Flavor-Controlling Musical Instruments
Flavor-Controlling Musical Instruments
The Flavor Conductor Uses Sound & Light to Influence Tastes
The world’s first Flavor Conductor is meant to control your perception of taste by way of light and sound. Created by Bompas & Parr for Johnnie Walker’s Symphony in Blue global brand... MORE
Star-Studded Scotch Parties
Star-Studded Scotch Parties
Symphony in Blue Brand Activation Brings Together Theatre & Whisky
What would Johnnie Walker Blue whisky look and feel like if it was brought to life? Symphony in Blue is the answer; a breathtaking immersive experience one part art installation, one part theatre... MORE
Whisky-Powered Steam Rooms
Whisky-Powered Steam Rooms
Johnnie Walker Blue Creates One-of-a-kind Whisky Cloud
What if it rained whisky? If you think that sounds ridiculous, then check out the Whisky Cloud created as part of Johnnie Walker Blue’s groundbreaking global brand activation and theatrical event... MORE
Immersive Whisky Ice Caves
Immersive Whisky Ice Caves
Johnnie Walker Blue Creates Glacial Ice Experience
As part of Johnnie Walker’s innovative Symphony in Blue brand activation, the storied whisky brand created an ice room and treated guests to 10,000 year old ice. You might wonder; what is so... MORE
Bass-Booming Home Speakers
Bass-Booming Home Speakers
The Hex Line from 808 Audio Provides Studio Sound for Your Home
If you’re in the market for a set of bass-heavy home speakers, the Hex line from 808 Audio deserves you’re attention. With design roots in electronic dance music, 808 Audio comes with a... MORE
Flawless Foot-Hugging Runners
Flawless Foot-Hugging Runners
The Under Armour SpeedForm Fits Like a Bra for Your Feet
Under Armour SpeedForm is designed for running, yet made in a bra factory. Creative Director of Innovation Kevin Fallon and Dave Dombrow, Senior Creative Director of Footwear started exploring... MORE
Personal Finance Infographics
Personal Finance Infographics
This Chart Provides Financial Advice Based on Your Goals
For more help, visit State Farm Nation Most people studied math in school at some point, but traditional schooling doesn’t necessarily explain how to manage personal finances. This... MORE
Fixation-Inducing Chocolates (SPONSORED)
Fixation-Inducing Chocolates (SPONSORED)
A Story About Good Intentions and Unexpected Cravings
<i>This post sponsored by the delicious caramel, chocolate and nougat inside every &k4=6389&k5=560799” target=“_blank”]Milky Way® Have you ever come across... MORE
Pro Dribbling How-To’s
Pro Dribbling How-To’s
This Instructional Basketball Video Teaches Viewers NBA Moves
For more help, visit State Farm Basketball is a game based on repetition and muscle memory, but aspiring ballers can fine tune their game with Dre All Day’s instructional basketball video.... MORE
Touchscreen Tablet Monitors
Touchscreen Tablet Monitors
The LG Touch 10 Monitor Sits at the Axis Where Tablets & PCs Collide
This post is sponsored by LG Electronics. Discover the LG Multi-touch Monitor. The worlds of computers and smartphones continue to collide with the release of LG’s Touch 10 IPS LED Monitor.... MORE
Guilt-Free Breakfast Infographics
Guilt-Free Breakfast Infographics
This Al Fresco Chart Explores Gender Attitudes Towards Breakfast
Some extra time with your loved one or bacon: which do you prefer more in the morning? This infographic courtesy of Al Fresco is aimed at exploring behavioural preferences in males and females when... MORE
Neighborhood Shopping Campaigns
Neighborhood Shopping Campaigns
American Express 'Shop Small' Campaign Champions Local Businesses
In a retail climate increasingly overrun with big box chains like Walmart and Target, the American Express Shop Small campaign is designed to bring consumers back to the roots of their neighborhoods... MORE
Double Duty Heating Devices
Double Duty Heating Devices
The Dyson Hot + Cool Does More with Less
With the Dyson Hot + Cool in your home, going from one temperature extreme to the other takes no time at all. The Dyson Hot + Cool is designed to get you the temperature you want in no time, whether... MORE
Sleek Massive Wine Dispensers
Sleek Massive Wine Dispensers
Versay Aims to Change Wine Culture with Wine on Tap
Have you ever considered the possibilities of wine on tap? A company called Versay has designed a wine on tap system that is currently available in restaurants in Toronto, New York, California and... MORE
Sweat-Free Oxford Shirts
Sweat-Free Oxford Shirts
Blake and Whyte Offers a Dress Shirt Designed to Hide Unsightly Stains
Once you pick up the Blake and Whyte (BLAKE&WHYTE;) Washed Pinpoint Oxford Button-Down Collar, there’ll be no need to hide your underarms from your peers at the office. The dress shirt is one of... MORE
Frugal-Minded Aussie Infographics
Frugal-Minded Aussie Infographics
This Chart Details Australian Saving Habits
This infographic looks at the saving habits of Australians and reveals some positive indicators for the country down under. With the uncertain global economy, debt is becoming more and more of a... MORE
Rebellious Rapper Runners
Rebellious Rapper Runners
These Nike Air Revolution Shoes Come with a Public Enemy Customization
The Nike Air Revolution shoes get a Public Enemy makeover by Revive Customs. These bold sneakers are unequivocally in your face with strong slabs of color, the Public Enemy logo and typeface. On... MORE
Famous Silver Screen Sneakers
Famous Silver Screen Sneakers
The Air Jordan XII Were Made Famous in the Movie He Got Game
The Nike re-releases keep on coming with the emergence of the Air Jordan XIII He Got Game sneakers. Officially, these sneakers aren’t called He Got Game, however they received this street... MORE
Gamified Beer Guzzling Ads
Gamified Beer Guzzling Ads
The Big Boss Brewing Company Introduces a New Way to Sample Beer
Big Boss Brewing Company does away with traditional beer tasting methods in a commercial that features the be all and end all of drinking games. The Last Bar Fight is the name of the arcade game... MORE
Split-Personality Pen Ads
Split-Personality Pen Ads
This Commercial for Bic Pens Aims to Shake Things Up
Bic Pens are among the most popular in the world and this commercial aims at introducing consumers to the Bic 4 Color Pen. Bic 4 Color Pens allow users to switch back and forth between four... MORE
Laser-Triggered Photography Ads
Laser-Triggered Photography Ads
This Bridgestone Commercial Doubles as an Event Documentary
This Bridgestone commercial tells the store of the Bridgestone Bike Booth in South Africa and is as much an advertisement as it is a mini-documentary chronicling the event. The Bridgestone Bike... MORE
Alarmingly Angry Gamer Ads
Alarmingly Angry Gamer Ads
The Metal Gear Rising Game for Playstation Will Help Relax You
The Metal Gear Rising game for Playstation is now available and, according to this ad, will help you get through even the toughest days. This ad is meant to present the Metal Gear Rising game for... MORE
Micro-Reality Show Commercials
Micro-Reality Show Commercials
This Heineken International Ad Puts a Spin on Normal Job Interviews
According to Heineken International (as well as anyone who’s ever conducted an interview), most interviews sound very similar: prepared questions are answered with similarly prepared answers.... MORE
Playful Paint-Powdered Ads
Playful Paint-Powdered Ads
This Sony Xperia Z Commercial References Sony's Rich History in Tech
The new Sony Xperia Z commercial reminds audiences of all the Sony innovations they’ve enjoyed over the years. This smooth sounding and visually vibrant ad is promoting Sony’s newest... MORE
Murderous Mugging Advertisements
Murderous Mugging Advertisements
This Ad for Toronto Crime Stoppers Encourages Anonymous Tips
This print ad comes from Toronto Crime Stoppers and is intended to encourage people who witness crimes to come forward with information. Crime Stoppers is an information gathering initiative that... MORE
Loser-Loving Pudding Ads
Loser-Loving Pudding Ads
This Jell-O Commercial is Geared Towards the Super Bowl Losers
The fans of the San Francisco 49ers who were disappointed to see their team lose the Super Bowl a few weeks ago now have something to smile about thanks to this Jell-O commercial. When most people... MORE
Dock-Drowning Storm Ads
Dock-Drowning Storm Ads
Al Roker Stars in This FEMA Ad for Natural Disaster Safety Plans
With more major weather events happening every year, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is getting out in front of these crises by preaching natural disaster safety in this new commercial.... MORE
Sassy Soda Seduction Commercials
Sassy Soda Seduction Commercials
Sofia Vergara Stars in the New Diet Pepsi Ad
Sofia Vergara gives a handsome man all the signals she’s interested in this Diet Pepsi ad: unfortunately for him, she’s looking at the soda on the table behind him. Sofia Vergara is an actress... MORE
Face-Focused Website Infographics
Face-Focused Website Infographics
This Chart Outlines the Many Details of Facebook History
Looking at Facebook history is as relevant today as looking at the rise of Apple or Microsoft. Facebook is completely ingrained in the global consciousness and has revolutionized the way people... MORE
Chic Leather Soldier Boots
Chic Leather Soldier Boots
These Ronnie Fieg Boots are a Collaboration with Caminando
One of New York City’s hardest working shoe designers is back with these Ronnie Fieg boots. This project is a collaboration with Caminando. Just a few weeks ago, Fieg released his collaboration... MORE

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Efficient Cell Phone Billing Ads
Efficient Cell Phone Billing Ads
This Commercial is Part of the Orange Me Cellphone Ad Campaign
Orange Me is an ad campaign from Orange cellular in Europe focused on it’s pay-per use subscription service, which promotes the fact that users only pay for the cell service they actually use.... MORE
Oxygen-Manufactured Fuel
Oxygen-Manufactured Fuel
Air Fuel Synthesis’ New Process Creates Gas Made From Air
As the world’s supply of oil continues to dwindle, gas prices rise and the race to find new energy solutions continues with Air Fuel Synthesis’s new method of creating gas made from air and water.... MORE
Vital Viral Marketing Charts
Vital Viral Marketing Charts
This Chart Breaks Down Online Marketing Budgets
This infographic looks at online marketing budgets and tries to find patterns and provide information on how companies spend their money and where. Online marketing budgets are important because of... MORE
Blacked-Out Cartoon Icons
Blacked-Out Cartoon Icons
Astronaut Snoopy Launches as Part of the Black Peanuts Collection
This black astronaut Snoopy comes as part of the Black Peanuts series by Special Product Design and Medicom Toy Company. Snoopy has long been revered as one of pop culture’s iconic cartoon... MORE
Personal Finance Infographics
Personal Finance Infographics
This Chart Provides Financial Advice Based on Your Goals
For more help, visit State Farm Nation Most people studied math in school at some point, but traditional schooling doesn’t necessarily explain how to manage personal finances. This... MORE
Smoking Unborn Baby Ads
Smoking Unborn Baby Ads
This Ad Illustrates the Dangers Associated with Smoking During Pregnancy
This advertisement from the Vermont Department of Health warns of the dangers associated with smoking during pregnancy. Although it’s been a long road to public awareness of the dangers of... MORE
Romantic Superhero Mashup Trailers
Romantic Superhero Mashup Trailers
This Dark Knight Spoof Imagines Batman as a Romantic Comedy
From Martin Comedy comes this Dark Knight spoof presenting Batman as a romantic comedy. Martin Comedy has recently made a few of these genre-bending spoof mashups. The two videos they produced... MORE
Head-Rolling Zombie Sports
Head-Rolling Zombie Sports
This Bowling Game is Perfect for Walking Dead Fans
Zombies are on the rise, well not literally, but this Zombie Bowling Game keeps them coming back. With the popularity of The Walking Dead TV show as well as a resurgence of zombie movies over the... MORE
Album-Delivering Apps
Album-Delivering Apps
Will Music Artist Apps Be the Next Music Delivery Channel?
What is the future of music artist apps? Already artists like 50 Cent and Justin Bieber have their own apps that supply fans with information on their new music, tour dates and more. But in the... MORE
Symmetrical Lover Mugs
Symmetrical Lover Mugs
This Heart Mug Embodies Understated Affection
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and this Heart Mug is a great gift idea. It may not be the most romantic, over-the-top gift for your partner or spouse, but at $15.69 it could be a nice... MORE
Trillion-Dollar Company Infographics
Trillion-Dollar Company Infographics
This Chart Outlines Apple's Path to Being Worth $1 Trillion
Economists predict that sometime between August 16, 2013 and April 9, 2015, Apple will become the world’s first trillion-dollar company. Hitting the trillion-dollar mark is obviously a... MORE
Crazed Customer Curiosity Ads
Crazed Customer Curiosity Ads
The Asking Amy Best Buy Commercial Answers Every Question There Is
This Asking Amy Best Buy commercial features a customer with insatiable curiosity who asks 30 rapid-fire questions to a Best Buy employee after he casually offers to help her. They say you should be... MORE
Rapper Narrated Christmas Stories
Rapper Narrated Christmas Stories
In This Special Holiday Video Big Boi Reads The Grinch Story
In this seasonal viral video, Atlanta rapper Big Boi reads The Grinch story. This video is without a doubt part of Big Boi’s promotional campaign to support his latest album Vicious Lies and... MORE
Nostalgic Cassette Tape Tables
Nostalgic Cassette Tape Tables
This Table Takes You Back to the Days of Cassettes and Boomboxes
Apparently there still is a practical use for tapes as is seen with the cassette tape table. This table by Tayble plays on the nostalgia of old cassette tapes to create a dynamic new coffee table... MORE