To compliment our world of endless visuals, we decided to collaborate with a talent whose medium is the written word this past year. Enter, Stephanie Wolf, on board in early 2013 to manage F+J digital content, including social media and the F + J blog. We couldn’t be happier to have a pro writer crafting our stories of new work, breaking campaigns, and artist interviews. The unexpected side benefit...working with a fellow creative who is... read more
Have a warm and cozy Holiday from all of us at Friend + Johnson!
East London-based Alan Powdrill is known throughout the industry for what he calls a “reality with a twist” approach to commercial photography. Recently, he had the opportunity to bring his unique style to the newest ad campaign for Kraft Foods’ Lunchables. Susan Cartland of McGarry Bowen advertising... read more
It’s a digital world these days and this ever-evolving realm of technology is at the heart of contemporary society’s channels for communicating. Yet, this shouldn’t mean that current communication trends have to be cold and impersonal—at least, that is the concept driving Thinking Phone Networks’ new, eye-catching visual on its home page, a photo illustration crafted by award-winning designer ... read more
The set up was simple. The execution was extraordinary. Sprint’s agency Digitas invited visitors to this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (Jan. 8-11, Las Vegas Convention Center) to submit their ideas for green technology. Within minutes, selected concepts were submitted to ... read more
For the Fall 2012 newsletter Coco Connolly asked Kathryn Barnard to create a behind the scenes video about the cover shot she photographed for the F+J Artist Catalog. This is an ongoing video series to showcase the F+J artists in a different way. For more videos visit our Vimeo page.
A little inspiration to get out of the office and travel. And if it wasn't possible, at least we can inspire our clients with our artists take on their traveling experiences. This is the third video of the on going series and it was sent the summer of 2012. For more videos visit our Vimeo page.
This is the second video by Coco Connoly and inspired by all the beautiful faces we see on our artists work. More videos on our Vimeo page.
Since 2011, F+J has teamed up with Creative Director Coco Connolly to bring audiences short one minute videos that cleverly shocase the artists that we represent. Every quarter we send a newsletter with updates from the artists and a new 60 Seconds of Inspiration video. This is the first one of the series. To watch the whole series and more videos from our artists visit our Vimeo page.
Designing promotions for Friend + Johnson is like being a kid in a candy store—their artists offer an amazing array of images to work with. I look for fresh and innovative ideas to communicate the depth and variety of their illustrators, photographers and designers in ways that speak to my peers—fellow art directors, designers and art buyers. I love the challenge. I know all too well the hassle of opening... read more