Archive for July, 2009

If the interwebs were around back in 1983, here’s what the Apple website might have looked like. Someone should create an entire internet of 1983, and link it all together, as part of a campaign. This could be loads of fun. From Nathan McDonald. Advertisements

It’s an advertising machine. Ok,  although  hate piecharts. But they only really work when the data is dramatic like this. [via The Industry Standard]

UK troops have been taking a pummelling in Afghanistan in the last few months. 2009 has been the worst year of the conflict for the UK army. 54 soldiers killed killed in action, 45 very seriously wounded. As ever, when I hear hard numbers, I feel confused. More questions arise. Why is the UK army […]

Paul Howard Arden, advertising creative and successful writer, was born on April 7th, 1940, and died on April 2nd, 2008. This short blog post can, in no way, do justice to his creative influence. What it can do, however, is serve as an introduction to those who are unfamiliar, and as a brief reminder to […]

French Elle


Some great covers of the French Elle from 1965. As a pair, I think the vivid colours and the simplicity really work well here. Compared so the modern day covers shown below, these classic sixties covers simply stand out in a more sophisticated manner.

There has been a great idea for helping eachother at Wendy Piersall’s eMoms at Home blog. It’s called the To Do List Group Research Project and the aim is to split up our ‘to do’ lists, each one of us taking something from another and compiling our research into an article. My offering revolves around […]