Havas launches TRIPTK Design

Havas North America, today announced the formation of TRIPTK Design, a new branding and digital design offering. Helming of the design firm is Daniel Arenas, who joins the company in New York City. Arenas brings more than a decade of design experience in various senior leadership roles, including Design Director at RedScout, as well as … Continue reading “Havas launches TRIPTK Design”

Havas Village named AOR for Yellowstone Forever

Havas Chicago Village has been appointed agency of record for Yellowstone Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park with a mission focused on growing engagement and providing ongoing support through education and fundraising. Havas Village’s media, creative and PR teams will provide pro-bono marketing services to help the nonprofit continue connecting people to … Continue reading “Havas Village named AOR for Yellowstone Forever”

Havas Chicago serves black coffee with a purpose

Coffee is a piping hot vehicle that can showcase what many black people experience, and have experienced, in corporate America. The Havas Chicago team is at it again. Having become known for their amazing and provocative lobby installations tying into noteworthy months such as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the agency has launched its fourth annual … Continue reading “Havas Chicago serves black coffee with a purpose”

Havas makes bold statements with two lobby installations

According to San Francisco-based muralist and artist Lauren Asta, art creates an emotional connection within us. She states on her website that art, “allows us to pay attention and to be connected to it and thus be connected with others. I want my time here in this life to be special and meaningful.” Havas Chicago … Continue reading “Havas makes bold statements with two lobby installations”

Havas Chicago creates “Fight Club” for Breast Cancer

The first rule of Havas Chicago’s “Breast Cancer Fight Club” is to talk about Breast Cancer Fight Club. The second rule is to climb into the ring and knock it out. Literally. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the agency has created an incredible installation in its lobby at 36 East Grand St. that encourages anyone … Continue reading “Havas Chicago creates “Fight Club” for Breast Cancer”

Wrestler John Cena stars in new Hefty spots by Havas Chicago

John Cena is not a great actor. I can safely say that since, well, he is nowhere around and I’m in the confines of my apartment!

That said, the wrestler-turned-TV-star-turned Hefty spokesman sure is likable.

And it’s his “Dwayne Johnson” likability that bodyslams any other spots this week and places these new Hefty trash bag spots, from Havas Chicago, into RAW.

Not WWE RAW. Reel Chicago RAW!

Starbucks wants you to forge your own path

Today, Iris launches its latest integrated brand campaign for Starbucks UK, “Every Table Has a Story” which aims to reinstate Starbucks as an inclusive and inspiring ‘Third Place’ where all are welcome to work, reset, connect and further their passions. As the nation embraces newfound flexibility, there has been a renaissance in working from coffee … Continue reading “Starbucks wants you to forge your own path”

#Burythebills generates over 570k pages of faxes to lawmakers

Havas New York partnered with NYC Pride, the organization that plans and produces New York City’s official LGBTQIA+ Pride events, on a campaign designed to shine a light on the more than 300 bills lawmakers in the United States introduced this year that impose limitations on the freedoms of the LGBTQIA+ community. At this year’s New York City Pride … Continue reading “#Burythebills generates over 570k pages of faxes to lawmakers”

Cannes Lions: Day One Winners Announced

Cannes Lions has announced the first Lion winners as the much anticipated Festival returned to Cannes, France. The winners of the Pharma Lions, Health & Wellness Lions, Outdoor Lions (in partnership with Clear Channel), Print & Publishing Lions and Radio & Audio Lions were all announced during the first live Awards Show of the week. … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: Day One Winners Announced”

TBWA\Chiat\Day New York hires Rori DuBoff

Today, TBWA\Chiat\Day New York announced the appointment of Rori DuBoff as Chief Innovation Officer. With more than 20 years of work in experience design and business strategy, DuBoff will be responsible for driving innovation within TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, helping the agency’s clients architect their total brand experience and harness industry disruption, while evolving the agency’s own practices … Continue reading “TBWA\Chiat\Day New York hires Rori DuBoff”

Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor

Harbor has tapped senior colorist, Emiliano Serantoni to complement its growing global talent roster, announced Harbor CEO, Zak Tucker, today. Hailing from Paris, France, Serantoni’s portfolio boasts extensive international campaigns for global brands including Apple, Nike, HP, Dior, Hermes, Orange, YSL, Jacquemus, Cartier and Burberry. His artistic sensibilities have earned him long-standing relationships with top … Continue reading “Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor”

54-second watch acts as symbol of time stolen from LGBTQ+ community

In life, time is considered to be our greatest asset. However, for a member of the LGBTQ+ community, “time” is often cut short due to unsolicited violence—physical, psychological, institutional, medical or economic. To help bring awareness to the cause, on May 17, 2022, Fondation Émergence and advertising agency Havas Montreal launched a campaign to highlight the injustice that has … Continue reading “54-second watch acts as symbol of time stolen from LGBTQ+ community”

Finish Detergent launches #SkiptheRinse for Earth Day

On Earth Day, Finish Detergent partnered with Havas New York have launched “#SkipTheRinse” encouraging their customers to start saving water now by skipping the unnecessary pre-rinsing of dishes—because every drop of water is precious and stopping unnecessary rinsing could save 150 billion gallons of water every year!   Starting on 4/22, Finish Detergent will start raising … Continue reading “Finish Detergent launches #SkiptheRinse for Earth Day”

Former FCB Chicago creative team joins John McNeil Studio

Creative & strategic brand firm John McNeil Studio has announced two new additions to its world class creative department – Associate Creative Directors Justin Miller and Mike Pearson. Both formerly of FCB Chicago, Miller and Pearson are longtime collaborators whose experience across a variety of sectors will help JMS broaden its approach, foster collaboration across … Continue reading “Former FCB Chicago creative team joins John McNeil Studio”

WarnerMedia and Discovery close merger

Today Discovery, Inc. and AT&T Inc. announced that they have closed their transaction to combine the WarnerMedia business with Discovery. The combination creates a powerful standalone global media and entertainment company, Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., which will begin trading on the Nasdaq with the start of trading on Monday, April 11, under the new ticker symbol … Continue reading “WarnerMedia and Discovery close merger”

Area 23, Leo Burnett Chicago lead One Show shortlist

After weeks of scrutinizing thousands of entries from all across the globe, the dedicated juries of The One Show 2022 have finally scored every single submission to compile this year’s full shortlist. The One Club for Creativity today announced the entries from 52 countries on the full shortlist for The One Show 2022. Shortlisted entries are those that made it into … Continue reading “Area 23, Leo Burnett Chicago lead One Show shortlist”

“Digital Air Wick Super Bloom” enters Year Two

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the “One Square Foot” campaign launch, Air Wick is continuing their partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and their joint commitment to restoring and preserving nature with a digital Air Wick Super Bloom.  The campaign, created by Havas Formula, was originally created to encourage consumers to join in and do … Continue reading ““Digital Air Wick Super Bloom” enters Year Two”

BNY Mellon teams with Nadav Kander, Nadia Hallgren to “Do Well Better”

BNY Mellon Wealth Management has collaborated with Havas New York, the North America flagship agency for Havas Creative Group, to highlight its philanthropic clients who leverage Active Wealth practices to “Do Well Better” and increase their positive impact on society. Active Wealth practices were developed by BNY Mellon WM to help clients achieve long-term financial … Continue reading “BNY Mellon teams with Nadav Kander, Nadia Hallgren to “Do Well Better””

2021 in Review: The Best of Reel 360 Interviews

For many of us, 2021 began the same way 2020 ended – still stuck indoors. For our midwest sister outlet, Reel Chicago, forced hibernation was mainly due to inclimate weather and COVID. For us on the west and east coast, the Reel 360 team was hunkered down because coronavirus was spreading and there were no … Continue reading “2021 in Review: The Best of Reel 360 Interviews”

BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement

On the court, Kevin Garnett was known as a fierce competitor, who exuded an incredible amount of confidence. But now, he’s retired and leading a much calmer life – some have suggested he may have even lost his competitive edge. Leading sports betting platform BetMGM, has tapped Garnett for their latest iteration of ‘The King … Continue reading “BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement”