The 944 came at a time when Porsche was ready to explore new avenues. Porsche nearly scrapped the 911 several years later, in fact, intending for the V8-powered 928 to take its place as flagship. This car, though, was merely an expansion to the Porsche lineup. Its engine was at the front, and the more conventional setup along with a slightly simpler design meant the 944 was the day’s “affordable” 911 alternative.
We recently received a collection of great film advertisements that really blur the line between form and function. The three here are for films released in 1932. The movable features make perfect fodder for animated GIFs. It makes one wonder if these were put together by hand and how many were made.
This campaign for Rolling Stone embraced generational change in a way that perfectly reinforced the evolution of the brand. From one execution to the next, the message is hammered home with wit and fact. In other words, good ideas, fun art direction, and great copywriting.