An artist might not seem the first port of call to promote an umbrella, but for Blunt Umbrella and Motion Sickness, New Zealand’s Dick Frizzell has provided a unique opportunity to make a mini documentary and a donation to Oxfam.
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Ad industry award nights are, by their very nature, self-congratulatory. But CAANZ has added a charitable element to tonight’s Effie celebrations, with two Vespas featuring designs from Dick Frizzell and Trelise Cooper going up for auction to raise funds for Breast Cancer Cure. So whether you want a more stylish commute, or you feel the need to increase the cool factor in your agency office with a piece of mechanical art, the bids will be for a good cause.
The creative process is difficult enough to explain, let alone visualise. Yet, this is exactly what 8com director Michael Humphrey has attempted to do in a video promoting and exhibition of artist Dick Frizzell’s work.
Earlier this year at Semi Permanent, Dick Frizzell gave Design Daily a taster of what he had planned by way of designs for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. And now the seven designs that will adorn the tournament’s official apparel have finally been unveiled.
If you’ve seen the recent Vodafone ads New, Mobile and Naked Broadband and wondered ‘that’s cool, but how the hell they’d do that?’, you’re probably not alone. And while it was a fairly simple goal for Colenso BBDO and Flying Fish director Wade Shotter to try and position the brand as cutting edge, this behind the scenes video shows that it certainly wasn’t a simple task creating the ads.
It opened with a bright young thing and closed with a grumpy old curmudgeon, and inbetween Semi-Permanent once again delivered a host of designy inspiration. Thankfully, for those unfortunate enough not to have been exposed to all this inspiration in the flesh, our friends at Design Daily picked the brains of the stars of the show, a couple of whom had some very wise words for Kiwi marcommers.