David Ogilvy and the Beggar

David Ogilvy and the Beggar

David Ogilvy, a British immigrant who didn’t immerse himself in advertising until he was 38, ended up being a seminal figure in the advertising revolution of the 50’s and 60’s. As the king of information-dense copy, the charismatic rebel created memorable, enduring...
4 of the Best – David Ogilvy

4 of the Best – David Ogilvy

David Ogilvy was renowned for his ability to craft captivating copy that didn’t’ just look and sound good – but that sold products too. Which were his most famous pieces of work and how did they contribute to his meteoric rise to success? We’ve compiled some of...
A Different Kind of Revolution

A Different Kind of Revolution

We are in the process of producing a series of animated shorts called Craftsmen of Creativity: Tales of a Creative Revolution. The idea is a simple one. Stories about storytellers. The fascinating and the absurd. Scenarios from the careers of extraordinarily talented...
David Ogilvy: A Decisively Meandering Career

David Ogilvy: A Decisively Meandering Career

1962’s Time Magazine described David Ogilvy as the “most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.” Indeed, he was the quintessential (m)ad man, someone whose work was instantly recognizable, fiercely original, smart, straightforward, and above all, crafted...