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Why Fernando Machado Recommends Miami Ad School

By Fernando Machado Around 2 years ago I received a message from a young aspiring creative asking me for advice on where to study advertising. It was a short message, sent to my LinkedIn profile. Reality is that I tend to get lots of messages on LinkedIn. People...

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Great Careers for African Americans

African Americans are well know as superstars in music, films, dance and so many other areas of culture. But, do you know of an African-American working in advertising or design? Probably not. There isn’t a video on YouTube of the people who created that amazing Super...

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Love on the Subway?

No one needs a Valentine. What they need is love. The subway is one of the least friendly places in New York City. Each passenger is in their own little world. No one speaks, smiles or even makes eye contact. Nick Smatt, a graduate, working as a strategic planner in...

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Which was better? The Commercials or the Game?

YOU'RE NOT ALONE If you picked the commercials as your favorite, you’re not alone. In the very unscientific survey we conducted 100% of the respondents said the TV spots were more entertaining than the game. Each year the Super Bowl is the one televised event when...

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Your Toes Need a Vacation

"OUCH" SAID NO LITTLE TOE EVER AGAIN This print campaign was created for Birkenstock by a student team at Miami Ad School Hamburg. The students are in the art direction and copywriting programs:  Pelayo de la Vega, Amy Char and Ayodeje Afe. Additional credit goes to...

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A Shirt That Makes You More Creative?!

Yes! This shirt will have your fingers flying in Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator and Premier. This cheaT-shirt will help your creative ideas come to life. Need a new layer in Photoshop but don't remember the key command? Just look down. There, printed on your chest...

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6 simple tips to be your creative best

The first 90% of your work takes 90% of the time you have, and then the last 10% takes the other 90%.” This humorous aphorism reveals the hidden allocation of time when doing a project. Understand how your due diligence, putting in extra time, playing and believing in yourself can create some really awesome work.

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