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From Hang Gliding Penguins to Inhumane USBs

 - Jul 30, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Penguins are probably the cutest animals, next to dolphins of course. This cluster is dedicated to the birds that don't fly, and includes everything from hands-free timed tea to penguin poo pursuits.

Implications - Since the release of the long-running and infamous animal-filled Telus mobile campaign, cute and cuddly critters have been accepted as a somewhat cheesy, but sure-fire way to capture the attention and more importantly, affection of consumers. Thus, products, campaigns and company branding initiatives bearing a cutesy animal aesthetic continue to thrive despite difficult financial times. The versatility of cute animals as a strategy is mind boggling, as it translates well within industries from fashion to advertising and even technology.