• Speak Creative Redesigns MSO Site for 2012-2013 Season

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    To kick off their 2012-2013 season, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra has launched a new website, designed by Memphis' Speak Creative.
    The site's fresh, new, photography-heavy design is also much more functional, allowing visitors to learn about MSO in the community, meet the musicians, and purchase tickets.
    Speak also put together a mobile site.
    See more by visiting MSO's new site or checking out Speak's portfolio.

  • Nike Football & Aardman go stopmotion for CTR360 Maestri III

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    It's Friday and this great work from Aardman Ads for Nike Football will certainly foster your creativity for this weekend. It's directed by Patrick Boivin, a French Canadian best known for his stop motion short films.

  • The Typeface Made Me Do It

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    Are some fonts more believable than others? A recent experiment by documentary filmmaker Errol Morris suggests that readers are more likely to put stock in information written in Baskerville than in Computer Modern, Georgia, Helvetica, Trebuchet, or Comic Sans.
    We all know that typefaces are important, but this study puts fonts to the test. Very interesting.

    Read the article here.

  • Legs, Mugs, and Rock-n-Roll

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    Memphis agency inferno drummed up interest (their pun) for their Beer 'n' Chicken agency event by having staff members reinterpret classic album covers (and one Lynyrd Skynyrd logo) for the "Legs, Mugs, and Rock-n-Roll" campaign. The campaign includes a series of posters, a concert ticket, and a personalized all-access lanyard for each inferno employee.

  • New Local Job Posting

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    Memphis' Running Pony Productions is on the lookout for a new Director of Business Development & Account Service. Are you a sales/marketing/account service guru who loves to be in a creative, dynamic environment? It might be just the gig for you.

    Check out the job posting.

    Remember, Egotist members see jobs 3 days earlier, so sign up! It's free!

  • Plug In with AAF Memphis

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    Join Memphis Ad Fed next Thursday, July 26, at Earnestine & Hazel's for a chance to see your advertising buds plug in and rock out. Each of the five bands that will play at the event feature Memphis ad people, taking to the stage for your entertainment.

    This AAF event is free, but there will be a cash bar.

    When: July 26, 5-10 pm
    Where: Earnestine & Hazel's on South Main

  • Pecha Kucha Volume 3 - Poster by Five in One Design

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    Spread the word! If you haven't heard about Pecha Kucha, it's about time.
    Pecha Kucha Volume 3 will take place August 9 at Crosstown Arts. Poster design below by Memphis' Five in One Design (aka VINI).

    From Crosstown Arts:
    Pecha Kucha Nights began in Tokyo as an opportunity for artists, designers and architects to share their work. Now happening in over 500 cities around the globe, these events have expanded to include anyone from the community sharing a wide array of interesting and often hilarious topics. The audience is made up of anyone who wants to come and enjoy seeing what other people are interested in.

    Pecha Kucha is a presentation format of showing 20 images for 20 seconds each. Presentations can be on any topic, and the presenters for each event will be announced a week in advance.

    Doors open at 6 pm and the series of six to eight presentations from begin at 7 pm. Beverages and snacks will be available.

    Please email Christopher@crosstownarts.org to request to make a presentation. We will contact you as space is available.

    Learn more about the event.

  • Life with a Cherry on Top

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    We're loving these designs by Michael J. Hildebrand, of Harvest Creative, for the Third Annual Ice Cream Sundae Social, sponsored by the Tennessee Equality Project.
    And eating ice cream to support equality? Sounds like a good deal to us.
    The social is this Sunday, July 15, at Kingsway Christian Church. Visit the tumblr page to see more designs, and prepare to jones for some ice cream.

    Visit the Facebook event.
    Visit the tumblr

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