A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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The day the Muzak died | Toronto Star

The day the Muzak died | Toronto Star | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Ontario-based Mood Media folds long-standing label.

Mark Feb. 5, 2013, as the day the Muzak died.

Concord, Ont.-based Mood Media announced Tuesday it was pulling labels Muzak — for decades, synonymous in pop culture with “elevator music” — and DMX into one company, simply called Mood.

That’s not to say that the days of easy listening rock remixes at the dentist’s office or classical music in the elevator are over. Mood will still provide music to businesses. It just won’t be Muzak anymore.....

In its early days, Muzak, a brand stamped in 1934, provided innocuous background music for stores, restaurants and, of course, elevators."

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Fresh Impressions on Brandmarks (from a 5-year-old)

A fun Sunday project with my daughter on brand logos.
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The 20 most iconic brands - and why they work | Creative Bloq

The 20 most iconic brands - and why they work | Creative Bloq | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
We count down the 20 brands that have made the most impact on the world, and speak to leading design and branding experts to find out why they work so well.
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Carlota Colom's curator insight, April 9, 2014 12:47 PM

Ens diu el perquè dels colors i la forma dels logotips de marques molt conegudes. 

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 27, 2014 10:24 PM

Love these top "Do Good" brands.

malek's curator insight, April 28, 2014 10:03 AM

Iconic brands are instantly recognizable, Coke is on top. The "Do Goods" and the "Greens" are rumbling.