February 13, 2014 • by JWT
January 27, 2014 • by JWT
Who said monsters were scary? Maybe they are just as fun, lovable and human-like as we are… That's what Jordan Young, Art Director at JWT New York, thought when he started his personal tumblr project Matching Monsters
—an illustrative blog that captures the monsters counterparts in all of us. With the claim "there's a monster out there for everyone, sometimes you just need help seeing it," Jordan brings to life the monster twins in submitted photos, and the results are great (check out the sleepy line chef, our personal favorite, for starters). Even Laughing Squid
are fans of the site, and now hundreds of people around the world are too, spawning a spike in traffic since the project's launch on January 1st.
We sat down with Jordan to get the scoop on Matching Monsters, the story behind it, and how it's taken off: (more…)
January 15, 2014 • by JWT
What is stronger than steel cable and grows faster than any plant in the world?
If you think the answer includes the word ‘super’ you’re not far off. Bamboo is a super-material, something HSBC believes is capable of replacing steel as a building material in emerging global markets. (more…)
Glasses may primarily exist to correct vision or shield you from the sun, but it’s no secret that they can serve as a bold accessory. Woody Batts, an Associate Creative Director at JWT New York
, is well-versed in the power of frames - when you meet him, your eyes are drawn straight to the ones he has on. Bold, sharp and utterly one-of-a-kind, Woody’s self-designed glasses make quite the statement. (more…)
November 5, 2013 • by JWT
Make no mistake – Hadas Liwer
, the Chief Creative Officer at JWT Israel
, is a woman to watch. From the moment she opened a design studio of her own at age 20, Hadas has been making strides in the world of advertising and currently stands as the only female CCO in Israel’s top 20 agencies. She says she “stumbled upon advertising,” but to us it looks like she glided right in. (more…)
October 16, 2013 • by JWT
"A word to all creatives — be nice to Millicent, because one day (in the not too distant future) she could very well be your boss,” says Richard Muntz
, Executive Creative Director at JWT Melbourne
. He may very well be right. Millicent Malcolm, a copywriter at JWT Melbourne, is one to watch in the ad world, having recently picked up a Yellow Pencil at the D&AD Student Awards in London for her work on “Come Home Droga
JWT New York
today announced the appointment of several top talents to further strengthen its leadership ranks in creative and account management. We welcome Robert Frost, Sherri Chambers, Bryan Gaffin, and Kimberly Samskin-Barger. (more…)
In New York City, summer is synonymous with heat, humidity, and sun; at JWT, this season means interns, and plenty of them! This year, JWT New York
is providing a record number of internships to students from the U.S. and abroad. Although “intern” is their title, for the next 10 weeks these aspiring professionals will experience what it’s like to be a full-time employee in their respective departments across the agency. In the first installment of Summer Intern Series 2013, we get a glimpse into the life of Jason Langer, Print Production and Art Buying Intern, Lucie Fink, Creative/Branded Content and Entertainment Intern, and Carl Nightingale, Planning Intern. Over the course of this summer, these three talented individuals will share what they’ve learned and talk about life as an intern at our flagship office. (more…)
worked with Corona Extra
, an ATP World Tour partner, to create a tribute to tennis that will make followers of the sport gawk with amazement. With the help of web development studio Espada y Santa Cruz
, JWT Spain engineered Corona Perspectives
, an interactive website that provides a 3D rendering of tennis ball trajectories during three ATP World Tour matches in 2011.
The renowned Saint Pierre restaurant has reopened and is ready to serve food connoisseurs once again, but this time, the prestigious eatery offers a completely reinvented experience, fully designed by XM Asia Paific
. Complete with a new logo, menu design and collateral, the rebranding blends Saint Pierre's storied history with a modern edge. XM Asia Pacific's work for the award-winning eatery compliments the Saint Pierre's new Quayside Isle location at Sentosa Cove in Singapore.
Adding yet another accolade to a growing list of awards, JWT Singapore was named Creative Agency of the Year (Bronze) and Direct Marketing Agency of the Year (Gold) at Marketing Magazine’s annual award show. Frank Bauer, JWT Singapore CEO commented on the honor saying, "It's wonderful that our team has been recognized for all their hard work during a year of tremendous change." (more…)