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Archive September, 2009

Legs Create a 12-foot Zoetrope for Temperley London

Posted September 22, 2009

Temperley London was looking for a way to use film to show their 2010 spring line for New York fashion week. They found NYC collective Legs through their connections at Milk Studios (Legs is a part of the Milk Group) and Legs came up with the idea of making a 12-foot-tall zoetrope. Alice Temperley loved the idea and the end result is this amazing Circus Zoetrope which was unveiled last Thursday at New York Fashion week and is now in London for Fashion Week. Complete info from Legs on the project is here along with some stills and full credits. Love it.

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Coupland’s back and he’s chatty

Posted September 2, 2009

Coupland's back and he's chatty

Douglas Coupland is back with Generation A, a follow up to his acclaimed 1991 novel Generation X. It was two years ago when the award-winning campaign, created by Crush, for his last novel The Gum Thief broke. To promote Generation A, Random House Canada again came to Crush (no agency) and this time the book is being launched via a series of podcasts on iTunes. Crush directed and produced the spots along with David Hicks and their sister company Sons and Daughters. At the time of this post, the first three had been launched and the first one is currently the number one most most downloaded podcast on iTunes. I’m a fan of Coupland and I love how the first podcast gives you an intimate look inside his kooky head – and I mean that in the most respectful and nicest of ways. It’s quite a trip. I LOVE the fake ads and the instructions on how to make an Earth sandwich. There’s a little teaser of what to expect on YouTube. The second and third showcase Crush’s visual talents. Can’t wait to check out more.

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