A letter to your past self

A letter to your past self

I thought this was a really inspiring project from photographer Trent Bell, who asked prison inmates to write a letter to their previous selfs. A great piece of contemporary typography too.
He writes: “Our bad choices can contain untold loss, remorse, and regret,” says Bell, “but the positive value of these bad choices might be immeasurable if we can face them, admit to them, learn from them and find the strength to share.”
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Poncho the Pug – An advertising student’s dog goes viral

Poncho the Pug - An advertising student's dog goes viral

It started with a bet. Well, a few drinks and then a bet. In conversation I told a friend I was studying advertising. He said “I bet you can’t make your puppy famous”. The moral of this story is: always follow through on ideas you’ve had while drinking.
Callam Hanks
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Macleay Advertising lines up industry pros for expert talks

Art Director Robert Concepcion shows the ad students some tricks at THE MONKEYS
Art Director Robert Concepcion shows the ad students some tricks at THE MONKEYS


ADSPEAKS is a new series of talks from advertising industry experts presented by the Macleay Advertising faculty.
The talks are hosted at Macleay’s Surry Hills campus, and focus on topical issues within Adworld. The series features a regular series of leading industry specialists across creative, digital media, strategic planning, marketing and account management areas.
Advertising program leader, Ian Thomson, said ADSPEAKS has been developed to give budding advertisers contemporary insights into relevant industry issues and know-how. ADSPEAKS has been designed to teach new approaches, methodologies, strategies and skills from some of industry’s most innovative and leading minds.
Previous advertising guest speakers have included Ogilvy Media Director Garth Agius, Leo Burnett Planning Director Caroline Ghatt, Profero Creative Director Matthew Delprado, The Monkeys Art Director Robert Concepcion, Magnaglobal MD Victor Corones, copywriter David Higginbotham, freelance creative director Daniel Evans and TVC producer Tony Tvrdeich,
AdSpeaks is open to Macleay students with limited sessions available for industry and public. If you would like to attend one of the above industry talks, email Ian at ithomson@macleay.edu.au
You can read summaries of previous ADSPEAKS here:

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