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18 May 2014

Samsung Galaxy 11 Youtube Campaign

Written by Chris
ronaldo

The 2014 Football World Cup will be happening soon. Ahead of the Summer games, Samsung launched the Galaxy 11 Youtube viral video; to promote the Samsung Galaxy S5, which was released a month ago. The whole campaign is kind of like Space Jam, but with Football instead of Basketball. An Alien invasion is imminent, to counter the threat; Eleven Football players are selected from across the globe, and drafted into the Galaxy 11 Football team to fight them. The online viral video is about the training the players are put under, in preparation for the match against the invading Aliens.

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05 May 2014

Home Sweet Home – Branding review

Written by Chris
Hot Chocolate drink from Home Sweet Home in the Northern Quarter

Recently I went to a place called Home Sweet Home, it is a restaurant/cafe in the Northern Quarter (NQ). The place is known for their American style food and quirkiness. They are owned by the same people who run Almost Famous Burgers, an American style burger diner, also in Manchester. Visiting this place isn’t new to me, I’ve been a couple of times with friends and work. What makes this time different, is the fact that they have changed their branding; to be more precise, their brand materials.

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04 May 2014

Game Boy anniversary campaign microsite

Written by Chris
Game Boy 25th Infographic

After almost a year of neglect for this blog, I am back! This time I have been producing, since early April, an infographic and campaign microsite, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the launch of the original Game Boy. The handheld console first came out in Japan, April 21st 1989. It beaten it’s competitor’s by a mile with its simplicity and addictive games.

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05 Jun 2013

Flat design and Skeuomorph design

Written by Chris

These two design terms are practices I have always used however the actual terms themselves were not in my knowledge till recently. I came across an article someone posted on Twitter regarding flat design versus skeuomorph design. I was very surprised to learn that adding a texture as part of a background was called skeuomorph design. Much to my pleasure of learning this, it also came to my attention that the application of the term skeuomorph to this type of design was incorrect. Because skeuomorphism applies to physical objects whereas the use of the term in design is for flat, digitised screen elements.

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22 Feb 2013

30 Best Print Advertisements

Written by Daniel Ray

Advertising is one of the most famous tools of marketing and therefore it has a lot of importance. The advertising is of many kinds. For example the ads we see on the billboards are different than the ones we see on the television. However all the ads that are printed can be passed off as the print ads. It is extremely important that the print ads be very eye catching and attractive so that the maximum number of effects can be gained from them.

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18 May 2014

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