Advertising Submission Spotlight: Shark Week

Shark Week for Real

Title: Shark Week For Real | Agency: PP+K | Client: The Florida Aquarium

Graphis is celebrating Shark Week with some of our newest advertising submissions. Florida advertising agency PP+K submitted several Shark-related ads created for The Florida Aquarium to the 2015 advertising competition, including ‘Shark Week For Real.

Marc Rochon’s photograph to promote the Discovery → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: Advertising 2015 Extended Deadline


Agency: Solve | Title: Bentley 2014 Campaign

Graphis now accepts video submissions for the Advertising Annual 2015. Submit yours today!

Advertisers and agencies of the world, we want to see your work. The deadline for the Advertising Annual 2015 is quickly approaching. Please submit by Monday, August 25, 2014. 

100+ winners will be printed as a full-page in the annual. All → [[Read the full article...]]

Master Series: Robert Rodriguez

Illustration Master – Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez is the most recent addition to the lineup of Graphis Art/Illustration Masters.

Rodriguez, 67, was born in New Orleans, but has lived in California since 1965. In 1969, he graduated from Chouinard Art Institute (now CalArts) and embarked on a career as an illustrator.

Rodridguez received a Platinum award in the 2011 Design Annual for his Cowboys of the → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Annual Spotlight: Alabama Agencies

Agency: Lewis Communications | Title: Tiffin Motorhomes “Tickets” Campaign 

Advertising Spotlight: Alabama Agencies

Brilliant rays of sunshine leak out from lush trees in Yellowstone National Park. That’s just one of several eye-catching ads Lewis Communications created for Tiffin Motorhomes.

Lewis Communications submitted its ‘Tiffin Motorhomes “Tickets” Campaign‘ series to the 2014 advertising competition and won a Gold award. The agency, → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: Graphis Now Accepts Video

Title: See Life Through a New Lens | Agency: 14-forty | Client: Canon

Graphis now accepts video submissions for the Advertising Annual 2015. Submit yours today!

Advertisers and agencies of the world, we want to see your work. The deadline for the Advertising Annual 2015 is quickly approaching. Please submit by Monday, August 11, 2014. 

100+ winners will be printed as → [[Read the full article...]]

Master Series: João Machado

Machado

João Machado — Portuguese Design Master

When João Machado was 13, he filled all of the white space in his school exercise books with comic strips, caricatures of teachers and anything else that popped into his mind. His drawings were a harbinger of his life’s work.

Machado was born in Coimbra, Portugal and has spent most of his life in the country. Portugal changed drastically after its 1974 revolution, which allowed him to connect → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Annual Spotlight: The Midwest

Agency: Doner Advertising | Client: NGK Spark Plugs | Title: Make Fast Faster 

Doner Advertising, a full-service agency headquartered in Detroit, submitted ‘Make Fast Faster‘ advertisements to the Advertising 2015 competition. Chad Ackley, executive creative director, and creative directors Jason Bergeron and Virgil Adams created this striking ad for NGK Spark Plugs.

Ackley, who began working at Doner a little more than → [[Read the full article...]]

Submissions Spotlight: Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Agency: STIR | Client: United Performing Arts Fund | Agency: Serve (BVK’s non-profit agency)

Advertising Spotlight: Wisconsin Agencies

STIR, an advertising agency founded by Brian Bennett, recently produced a testimonial video for a new client, Dr. Comfort, which featured John Bennett, the silver medalist in long jump in the 1956 Olympics. The coolest part about making the video? → [[Read the full article...]]

Friday Feature: Stefan Sagmeister Happiness By Design

Stefan Sagmeister loves making lists. In February 2004, Sagmeister delivered a TED Talk in Monterey, California about happiness that featured several lists of things that made him happy. He realized that quite a few items involved design.

Sagmeister, who was born in Bregenz, Austria in 1962, founded the design studio Sagmeister Inc. In 2012, Sagmeister Inc. was renamed Sagmeister & Walsh after designer Jessica Walsh, who was working → [[Read the full article...]]

Masters Series: Craig Cutler

Masters Series – Craig Cutler

Craig Cutler discovered he wanted to be a photographer when he realized that he wanted to capture the concepts he sketched out as a graphic design student.

Cutler took his first photograph on a field trip for school to an Amish Farm. He was able to sneak several pictures of the farmers with a Kodak box camera he owned and for more than 25 years—since he began → [[Read the full article...]]