North Kansas City Hospital just finished their maternity suites complete with flat screen televisions, walk-in tiled showers, a spa room with a whirpool tub that overlooks the Kansas City skyline and the only Level III NICU in the Northland to treat its tiniest patients. To celebrate these new suites, North Kansas City Hospital... Read more
it’s your best idea ever,
you think as you walk into your CD’s office -
holding your head
(and your moleskin)
and you can’t stop
singing its praises
you’ve woven... Read more
I always put the roll of toilet paper facing the same way. Before I go to bed, I check the alarm. Twice. If I see a pile of pet hair in one corner, I sweep all the hardwoods in the house. And five days a week, I run 3 to 13 miles – give or take. These are things I just do. They are formulas, habits. My routine. But I... Read more
It’s the dog and pony show. Or sometimes it’s the donkey show. Regardless, it’s part of our jobs. It seems like most agencies follow the same recipe and if you ask me it’s getting stale. I understand the reason for the formula to a degree, but what I don’t understand is the lack of desire to evolve... Read more
As a tribute to longtime Kansas City sportscaster Bill Grigsby who quietly passed this weekend, we're dedicating this week's Monday Morning Links to the "Prince of Parkville." Enjoy.
Legendary KC Sportscaster Bill Grigsby Dies at Age 89: Known as a 46 year veteran of the Chiefs broadcasting family, Grigsby... Read more
Unless you were trapped beneath a heavy object for the last 24 hours, it was near impossible to avoid the hype and hysterics that was Super Bowl XLV. Today's Monday Morning Links is a super-sized celebration of ad land's annual ascent (descent?) into the game within the game. Enjoy!
Brand Bowl 2011: The results are in... Read more
To celebrate the opening of the new Open Heart Surgery and Cardiovascular Unit and other cardiac services, North Kansas City Hospital launched an advertising campaign on January 10 that runs through the end of February to promote its Northland Cardiac Center.
The campaign, “Because of You,” was created by Muller... Read more
Via Contrabrand.net, the online home of Bernstein-Rein interactive art director Brandon Wilson...
"I had the opportunity to work with ridefourever and brent anderson of stir to create Hypnotic Record. Inspired by the mysterious allure of ads from the back of 1950s comic books, the Hypnotic Record campaign for the Kansas... Read more
As the Kansas City ad and marketing scene cranks up for the ADDYs (while the rest of the city hunkers down with the winter weather), the nation turns its attention to the week-long hypefest known as "Super Bowl Week." It's also one of the biggest displays of gratuitous advertising and, for better and for worse,... Read more
The 2011 student ADDY entries were judged this past weekend. The number of entries grew exponentially this year to over one hundred.
Our esteemed judges included Linda Bumgarner (Partner, Group Creative Director // VML ), Chris Shults (Senior Interactive Designer // Barkley) and Arlo Oviatt (Founder and Executive Director //... Read more