Future of Media, Innovative advertising, Innovative marketing, Innovative promotions, Innovative retail

eightbar show us your retail innovations

I’ve also just come across another piece from eightbar. For those of you who only know eightbar as the common eightbar blues chord progression, eightbar here is the unofficial blog of cool and interesting things from the creatives and techies at IBM’s Hursley Park Laboratories in the UK. They’ve posted a podcast from the Financial […]

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Innovative promotions

The world’s first website where nothing ever happens

Check out this new website from Kit Kat. Following on from their famous and fabulous ‘Have a break campaigns, here they present us with just that. A complete and total break. A break from Twitter from Facebook from email from being bombarded with advertising messages, banner ads and Flickr boxes. No widgets, no downloadable icons […]

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Genius, Innovative promotions

The Whopper Sacrifice

I just found this cheeky little app on Facebook courtesy of Burger King ‘Friendship is strong but the whopper is stronger’. You simply download the application and it asks you to ‘sacrifice’ 10 of your contacts in order to receive a free whopper. You simply select your victims, cancel them from your friends list and […]

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Creativity, Innovative promotions, Work Futures

A new virus

 It wasn’t so long ago that viral marketing was all the rage. It was trendy, irreverent [wasn’t everything irreverent for a while there?] and we even thought consumers could just make it for us. After all, isn’t Generation C all about user generated content? Clients wanted it and agencies delivered it. Then some clients had […]

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Creativity, Innovative promotions

Innovative computer error messages ?

In Japan, they have replaced the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft error messages with Haiku poetry messages. Haiku poetry has strick construction rules, each poem has only 17 syllables; 5 syllables in the first, 7 in the second, and 5 in the third. They are used to communicate a timeless message, often achieving a wistful, yearning […]

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Creativity, Futures, Innovation, Innovative co., Innovative marketing, Innovative promotions, Lifestyle trends, Macro trends, Social, social entrepreneurs, Social ventures

Neighbourhood Dining

In Surry Hills one guy is reinventing the idea of the evening meal by opening his space for a weekly gathering of friends & strangers. So grab yourself a seat, pass the wine & pitch in because this is neighbourhood dining at it’s very best. There are thousands of normal restaurants in Sydney.This is not […]

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