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The Ad-Man's Desk Book

British designer Jack Watson's grandma passed away a few month ago. While going through her stuff he found a large collection design books originally owned by his grandfather Sidney John Woods, who worked as an art director at Ealing Studios, an eminent film studio in England, between 1943 and 1959.

Ram Trucks in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Ram Trucks' Guts and Glory campaign in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2015 Advertising Agency: Richards Group, Dallas, Texas, USA Creative Director: Jimmy Bonner Art Director: Rob Baker Photographer: Andy Glass Retoucher: Taylor James Published: February 2015

Pauly and Silverman get “All Over It”

Directors Ted Pauly and Melissa Silverman have released “ALL OVER IT,” a new web series featuring the exploits of four Philly-based artists working together as a collective under the same roof.

Lego gives back stolen statues to city

Margaret Island in Budapest hosts a park where there are over 30 statues, all depicting the nation's finest artists. Two of these bronze statues were stolen in the summer, and there is no money for their replacement.

What if Santa was an agency?

Irish advertising shop Watercrab imagined what would happen if Santa was an agency.

OgilvyOne Worldwide Africa encourages adman to be naughty

Were you naughty or nice this Christmas? Ogilvy is encouraging their staff to be naughty. They illustrated wicked deeds that workmates can do to each other in the spirit of being bad this Christmas, while making fun of common office nuisances. The ads also served as the theme for their Christmas party this year.

Ad agency gives Bitcoins a distinctly festive flavour

The act of hiding a silver coin inside a Christmas pudding dates back to the early 1300s. And in the 700 years that have since passed, currency has changed very little... until recent years. Now, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins are fast becoming a genuine payment method, so it seemed the perfect time to take an ancient Christmas tradition and bring it bang into 2014.

Google+ now allows post promotion

Recently Google+ started to allow Google+ page owners with large following to promote their posts. But the system doesn't work like post promotion on Facebook. Facebook promotes paid posts to users within the social network itself.

CLIO 2014 Awards Tickets Sweepstakes

We're giving away five passes (each good for two people) to the 55th annual CLIO Awards on Oct. 1, and we want you to tell us who should come!

Reward valuable comments

In the past you could earn pencils (points) on Ads of the World by commenting (+2 pencils) and rating the posted work (+1 pencils). From Today there is an additional way to earn points. If somebody likes your comment they can reward you by giving you a pencil of appreciation.

New Report By JWT Examines The Circular Economy

JWT's trendspotting team has just released its latest trend report, "The Circular Economy," which explores the revival of an alternative economic model that's designed to reduce waste and is steadily gaining ground with major brands from Unilever to BMW to Philips and more.

Ads of the World iPad App

The new Ads of the World iPad App is a simple, fast and free mobile application that lets you browse the latest in advertising with ease. The app currently runs on iPads with iOS 7 or higher, but we're planning to make it available for iPhones, iOS 6 and Android as well in the near future. Let us know if you see any bugs and what would you like to see in v.2.

Return of The Ashes

Wildfire is a serious and recurring problem in Thailand. Between 1985 and today, 92,106 wildfire incidents have occurred, 95% of it manmade, damaging a total of 55,600 acres of priceless rainforest and agricultural land. Firefighters are also in short supply, often inadequately equipped. The result is an ever increasing number of wildfires, from year to year.

RTO+P Appoints First West Coast CD: Ryan Scott

Philly-based creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners hired Ryan Scott as the first West Coast VP Group Creative Director, who is formally of Deutsch LA. As a fun way to welcome Ryan, RTO+P’s Maker Steve Thompson sculpted a portrait of him made out of beach brush. He used an aerial drone to capture the video and final image.

Most Viewed Cute Ads to tie in with Easter

Visible Measures, leading video analysts, have compiled some of the cutest most viewed ads of the last 5 years as a fun piece to tie in with Easter.

Ukraine's answer to Japanese Adot campaign

Ads of the World reader created this ad above in response to the Adot campaign posted Yesterday. He writes:

Portfolio Night All Stars: Meet the All Stars

Portfolio Night is the world's largest portfolio review for young creatives looking to break into the advertising industry. Now in its twelfth straight year, Portfolio Night will be taking place on Wednesday, May 21st in 24 cities around the globe!

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