April

April’s best work includes a living installation, a billboard powered by oranges, Land Rover passport stamps and a Royal Wedding spoof

WRIGLEYS: THE NGHTJAR – AMV BBDO

IPhone app in which users are asked to find their way around an imaginary spaceship using sound alone, responding to instructions from actor Benedict Cumberbatch. The product tie-in? Chewing gum supposedly aids concentration.

GE: LIVING MASTERPIECE – AMV BBDO

Plants and flowers recreate famous paintings in this ‘living’ installation.

CANAL + MOVIE FLOWCHARTS -BETC

TROPICANA: BILLBOARD POWERED BY ORANGES – DBB PARIS


ROYAL SHAESPEARE COMPANY STAMPS – ROYAL MAIL STAMPS / HAT-TRICK DESIGN

A set of stamps to mark 50 years of the RSC with famous quotes from the bard rendered by illustrator Marion Deuchars.

SNEAKERPEDIA – SAPIENTNITRO LONDON

In this online project for Footlocker, trainer fans are asked to upload images of their favourite shoes creating a visual resource for sneaker freaks.

WALMART: CONVEYOR BELT – THE MARTIN AGENCY

Each of these funny spots for Walmart links items on the checkout with their intended use: a klaxon as a way of waking up sleepy grandsons on a fishing trip; spray oil and a saw to remove junior’s head from the bannisters; or hair-removing cream for a disastrous assault on granddad, for instance.

LITTLE CHEF COMPANY – VENTURETHREE

Thorough rebrand for the roadside eatery chain.

HONDA: TANGENTIAL THINKING – WIEDEN + KENNEDY

GREAT FOOD – PENGUIN BOOKS UK

Penguin’s series on food writing features covers that draw on relevant ceramic patterns and the shapes of crockery and cooking utensils.

R/GA: THE SOCIAL INTERVIEW – R/GA

Agency R/GA challenged potential interns to demonstrate their social media skills by rallying support among their Facebook friends to endorse their skills and recommend them for a summer placement.

LAND ROVER: PASSPORT STAMPS – RKCR/Y&R

T-MOBILE WEDDING – SAATCHI & SAATCHI

Incredibly popular viral spoof of last year’s British Royal Wedding.

VEGETABLES FROM A ITALIAN GARDEN – STUDIO ASTRID STAVRO

Beautiful season-by-season guide to cooking vegetables the Italian way.

More from CR

Nice work for Nike, Hornbach, ESPN and more

Here’s a bumper crop of great new advertising and design work to help you on your way to the end of the working week. First up is a new web app from Wieden + Kennedy Tokyo which encourages users to bend and flex a pair of Nike Free shoes by pulling silly faces in front of your webcam…

Foldvari’s vision of Dickensian London

The Museum of London has worked with agency Brothers and Sisters and illustrator David Foldvari to create Dickens’ Dark London, an iPhone and iPad app that takes the user on an illustrated journey into deepest darkest Dickensian London…

Punk, the Queen and another Jubilee

In Britain, punk music has been strangely but inextricably linked with the monarchy since 1977 saw a Silver Jubilee and the Sex Pistols’ God Save the Queen. 35 years on, this year’s Jubilee sees an exhibition from collector Toby Mott and The Vinyl Factory which looks at the sleeves of 60 singles that helped form the punk aesthetic

Cost count

Users are asked to fill out an online survey to reveal their own ‘slavery footprint’ in this clever mechanism for bringing the global problem of worker exploitation home to all of us

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Monddi Design Agency

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Red Sofa London