The Hamster Stunt || Forsman & Bodenfors
In a recent addition to Volvo’s Live-Test campaign, Charlie the Hamster drives a multi-ton volvo truck up a Spanish quarry with nothing but a carrot to guide him. He must have been pretttttty hungry.
Lazy Phone || Droga5
If you want to laugh watch this ad for Moto X. Droga5 brought our typical smartphones *cough, iphones, cough* to life in the form of this pudgy dude who just won’t listen. Check it out.
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PhoneBlok: A phone worth keeping || Dave Hakkens
Apple should probably be scared. This concept phone is AWESOME. In today’s world, technology evolves and is rendered obsolete almost in the same moment. Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has begun to tackle this problem, at least on the cell-phone front. The concept is a phone created of detachable bloks. Each blok has a different function; so if it breaks, you replace it; if it’s old, you upgrade it.
Right now they are still in the early stages, but are asking for a groundswell of support to give the project wings. I’m donating my social reach, and I’m not the only one. The video already had 13.8M views on YouTube, so I’d say it’s worth a look.
The Scarecrow - Parody || Funny or Die
It’s true, when parodies start coming out for an ad, you know it has been a success. Funny or Die produced a lovely parody for Chipotle’s recent Scarecrow ad. I love it. So so clever. “…Inside your brain, Download our Game, Engage our Brand, this is our name…”