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Posts Tagged ‘George Lois’

Don Draper Has an Impressive Portfolio

draperWhile preoccupied with criticizing “Mad Men” for its soap-quality sheen, superbly fitted suits and slightly unrealistic portrayals of life–agency and otherwise–in the “turbulent” 60′s, we sometimes lose track of something more interesting than the many women Don Draper takes to bed: the clients.

We know the obvious ones: Lucky Strike, Jaguar and Kodak.

But today FiveThirtyEight’s Walt Hickey tickled our curiosity and presented us with some irresistible click bait: a list of every Sterling Cooper client throughout the series.

Our favorites after the jump.

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And Now, Here’s Your Full 2013 Grand CLIO Winners List

In case you’re not attending or could care less about the 2013 CLIOs on May 15 at the Museum of Natural History in NYC, here’s a quick breakdown for you. A jury including W+K Entertainment president Bill Davenport and Wunderman EVP/chief creative officer Nick Moore have decided to bestow the award show’s highest accolade to the brands/agencies/people below. See if you agree or disagree and go here for more information.

·       Hall of Fame, Design: Turner Duckworth, San Francisco

·       Hall of Fame, Film & Print: DDB New York

·       Hall of Fame, Audio: The Richards Group, Dallas

·       Agency of the Year: Marcel Worldwide, Paris

·       Agency Network of the Year: Ogilvy & Mather, New York

·       Production Company of the Year: Biscuit Filmworks, Los Angeles

·       Advertiser of the Year: Google

·       Brand Icon: Coca-Cola

·       Lifetime Achievement: George Lois

·       Honorary CLIO: will.i.am & Patricia Field

Tuesday Morning Stir

-Two months after launch, bi-coastal prodco GOODCOMPANY has added director Adam Neustadter to its roster to helm commercials and music videos. link

-Nokia U.K. alum Howell Wong has joined Cheil Worldwide Southeast Asia as regional head of digital.

-Huge’s London office developed strategy, branding, packaging and design for Diageo’s new U.K. ecommerce brand, Alexander & James (homepage shot above). link; link

-George Lois, the man behind the “I Want My MTV” slogan along a multitude of other notable ad achievements, will be honored with the 2013 CLIO Lifetime Achievement Award. link

-Bowing to consumer backlash, which its chairman emeritus, Bill Samuels Jr., called “the worst four or five days in my life,” Maker’s Mark has reversed its decision to reduce the alcohol content in its whiskey. link

Friday Morning Stir

-Ad vet George Lois talks to Dame. link

-The NAACP has launched a Facebook-based call-to-action on behalf of Trayvon Martin. link; link

-Seattle-based shop DNA promoted Erin Pettersen and Mike Quirk to account manager and studio manager, respectively.

-So what’s the dealio with Dell? link

-Y&R has tapped a Leo alum as its new CSO. link

-Why can’t Mickey D’s do this at Penn Station (above). link