“Divina: Every Colour Is Divine” — Ads We Didn’t Skip
Ad: “Divina: Every Colour Is Divine,” Kvadrat
Why: There’s nothing worse than a site that forces you to watch a video (with sound) before revealing any content or navigation. This one was intriguing enough that I didn’t immediately navigate away. Interesting product shots, pretty colors, cool music, guy with a chainsaw … wait, what?
Will I buy what they’re selling?: What exactly are they selling? Some sort of textile-based decorating philosophy? I had to follow three different external links to find a purchasable product — a range of complicated area rugs. Call for pricing.
However, watching the video did convince me that Kvadrat makes innovative textiles of exceptional quality, which I could never, ever afford.
— Pamela (@plynn)
Meet Derek Armstrong McNeill
Derek McNeill has been telling visual stories most of his life. The Seattlite first honed his eye working as a photographer in the US Air Force, then worked in advertising art direction and design. He now divides his time shooting his own documentary projects and stock footage. “After carrying around a camera kit for years, telling visual […] Read more