Ad campaigns

Mulberry’s SS11 flower power video

Spring Summer 2011 – The Campaign from Mulberry on Vimeo.

Very trippy cute little video from Mulberry. The stills campaign was one of my favourites and I love the ways the flowers ‘bloom’ in front of your eyes. There’s something missing that I can’t put my finger on – I think I wish it was a bit sharper and not so ‘digital’ looking! Anyway, it’s still surreally beautiful and dreamy. What do you think?

Painted lady

Reading the new BON magazine, I came across the work of Dr Lakra, a tattooist who overdraws old magazine photos with tattoo-like artwork.

These Dr Lakra pieces remind me of Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin’s short film, ‘Everglade’, made on the set of Balmain’s AW10 campaign. Described as ‘half horror, half Disney’, the film features a Jo Ratcliffe animation of a snake slithering and sliding over a writhing Kate Moss…