I’m finishing up last year’s assignments on the new year (heh). I bet some culture would have some taboo about this, and I’m about to incur 7 years of bad luck (or unfinished assignments).
Non-existent superstitions aside, we were tasked to design greeting cards + new year’s gifts, and I sincerely think this is the best of all:
GOOGLE’S SANTA TRACKER! (Sorry, NORAD.)
I think it’s pretty ingenious, cute, and kinda accurate (think tech and calculations). And hey, in the age of mobile phones and what not, I think this would be a pretty awesome corporate xmas card. Plus, free apps are always HOT with everyone – corporate zombies, techies and the cheapskates, which makes it great marketing strategy as well.
This is yet another of my fave:
http://www.behance.net/gallery/Mercedes-Benz-Christmas-Greeting/6393725 –> Watch the video!
Although this didn’t turn out to be the final MB Christmas commercial, the otherwise bizarre connection between baking and MB cars is such a winner in this ad. Loving the comical twist on MB commercials, and of course, the chef’s twirly mustache. Guess he HAS to be French 😀 (Like the cars/brand)
Last great xmas card spotted:
This is one naughty Christmas card! And no, Santa’s not just doing innocent twirls round that pole, heh. I like how the artist used the dots to kinda mask the lewd-ness of the visuals, and as a result, the xxx xmas cards actually look pretty sophisticated and tasteful and yet, the cheeky message is not lost. Don’t want to know what inspired this set of card though.
Happy holidays, world.