When commerce becomes art.

When commerce becomes art.

By Al Navarro, CCO Last November, the Johnny Walker brand of scotch released its latest mini-movie, starring actors Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini. Entitled “The Gentleman’s Wager II”, the viral video continues the storyline of two wealthy men (it’s unclear whether...
The pitch is dead. Long live the pitch.

The pitch is dead. Long live the pitch.

By Al Navarro, CCOAt the end of 2015, I carved out a few hours to review (then recycle) the stack of magazines that has been sitting on floor of my office for most of the year. It was a mix of ad biz mags, trade pubs for various client industries, automotive “buff...
Why Do I Miss March Madness?

Why Do I Miss March Madness?

 By Caitlyn Harvey, Sr. Account Executive I grew up in a female dominated household. My dad’s sports games were constantly outranked by shows like American Idol and One Tree Hill. It wasn’t until I met my boyfriend Pat, that I really knew what a sports fanatic was or...
Just back from. . . Dublin, Ireland

Just back from. . . Dublin, Ireland

By Al Navaroo, Co-Founder & COO Ireland was never on my travel bucket list, but when my in-laws suggested a 3-generation trip to the Emerald Isle with my wife and kids this summer, complete with a rented farmhouse in the countryside for a week, how could I say...

Mint’s World Travel Map

When we’re not hard at work, we love to travel. That’s why for this special travel edition of Blue Briefs we’ve put together a map with all of the places we’ve been lucky enough to visit and some of our recommendations should you ever choose to travel there yourself....

Shameless Self-Promotion

Since this is a “Best of the Web” edition, we would be remiss not to mention a couple of the sites that we’ve had the pleasure of working on lately. CIDEROAD.COM This is a parallax scrolling site that we recently launched for our client Cide Road Organic Switchel....

Keeping Up With The Joneses

In advertising, as in any industry, it’s good to keep on top of what the competition is doing. So whether you’re on the agency-side looking for the newest technology or hottest creative, or you’re from a marketing department looking to see what your competitors are up...