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Stage 5 of the wwd&s CB550 Custom Motorcycle project with E3 is finished as we’re starting to put it all together. Suspension, the forks and brakes find their way back onto the frame as the new old bike takes shape.
The year is 1997 and everyone had a grunge band. Including us. Including an extremely talented drummer who walked off a heroin cliff, a bass player who would rather have been playing in his “Slayer” metal side project. And a singer who did his best to sound like Eddy Vedder.
Dan Gearity just designed these awesome looking packages for a project he’s got going called Brewklyn Grind. Local artists in Brooklyn were tapped for the artwork.
May 2006. Pre-Phyllis. Flush with fifteen thousand bucks in our pockets from the NYC Bikes account, we took the leap, got office space in midtown and hired our first employee, Dan Gearity (well, he was an intern at the time).
Recently, WWD&S Partner Phyllis Dealy, joined David Droga, Ian Schafer of Deep Focus and Benjamin Palmer of Barbarian Group to discuss the agony and ecstasy, ins and outs of starting an Ad Agency in this lead story on Digiday.
Apparently Alexis played Polo. From what we understand it’s kinda like a cross between croquet and field hockey played with circus ponies, finger sandwiches, and morning champagne cocktails.
Lots of grunt work in this episode of the wwd&s CB550 build vid series. E3′s meticulous, detail oriented work here will pay off big time when we’re done.
The WWD&S CB550 winter project is getting juicy. Last week we spent an afternoon at E3 getting some sexy bits prepped for refinishing.
When Simon came to WWD&S from across the pond this year, he left a big, slow, awesome, baby blue part of himself back in London. He says after putting thousands of miles on it, it was a rusty, broken mess held together with band-aids and bubble gum.
Stage 2 of our Honda CB550 Winter Project was all about cleaning house, opening up that beautiful in-line 4 cylinder powerplant and getting the frame and parts ready for powder coating.
When it came time to prop out today’s Cuddl Duds photo shoot, it was a no-brainer to go for Brooklyn built Papillionaire bikes. And when it came time to send them back to the prop house, we just couldn’t. Enjoy ladies!
Here’s the step-by-step, blow-by-blow video of the tear down stage of our WWD&S CB550 Custom project. It went smoove and as planned, taking about 5 hours and 3 pots of coffee.
A meme of sorts has emerged over the years around WWD&S Partner, Creative Director and Legend Gill Witt during our many social-type outings. It goes something like this…
Godaddy swaps spit for shock value but Warren Zenna explains how marketers are quickly learning what works and what doesn’t in the mobile channel. Read More.
Mr. Zenna will lead a session at the conference focused on “Mobilized Spaces.” He will discuss the emerging development of mobile communications in public spaces – and how the ubiquity of mobile technologies continues to provide consumers, retailers, municipalities, corporations and institutions with a new information-sharing infrastructure. Read More.
Don’t take anything for granted. Anything. Read More.
It’s been a while since companies last experienced business as usual. For fifteen years, they’ve been in the constant mode of reorganizing, restructuring and reorienting their businesses in effort to crack the digital code. Read More
THE long-running advertising campaign for the Apple iPod line featured silhouettes of solitary listeners with white earbuds dancing to music that only they could hear. Now HMDX Jam, a wireless speaker, aims to get consumers to ditch the earphones from their devices and act more like D.J.’s. Article on Read more.
New York agency Woods Witt Dealy & Sons brought Cheerwine and indie rockers The Avett Brothers together for the Legendary Giveback benefit concert. Read More.
Ana Andjelic looks at loyalty programs through the lens of decision-making, business design, and experience design and suggests a new way of reconciling human irrationality outside of the usual emotion-driven marketing context. Read more.
Jay-Z stars in a new online ad spot for Duracell Powermat’s line of wireless chargers, which shows the benefits of having a fully charged device throughout the course of a day in New York City. Read More
If you’re not able to attend the soiree at Cannes there is a New York solution. Wrath of Cannes 6. Read More.