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Gold, Silver and Bronze at DMAs

The 2006 Digital Marketing Awards took place this past Thursday, and once again, Teehan + Lax received multiple awards, including a gold in the B2B website category: TELUS Mobility -- Mike Microsite Gold, Website: Business-to-Business John Hancock Mutual Funds Silver, Website: Services Teehan + Lax Website Bronze, Website: Business-to-Business On the night of the awards, Marketing Magazine included a profile on Teehan + Lax in its "Agencies that Mattered" feature. You can read it here. As always, thanks to the marketing community for the recognition -- and, of course, to our clients for the opportunity to create great work.

Tipping point of online advertising?

Unless you've been living under a rock, or maybe on dial-up, you've seen the Dove Evolution spot by now. It's a time-lapse highspeed transformation of a somewhat average-looking model into a billboard superstar.

UX Fund becomes a reality

It's November 1 and as promised we've put our money where our mouths are. Last night and this morning we purchased about $50,000 worth of stock in companies that we feel have great user experiences.

Three silvers at the W3 Awards

The winners of the 2006 W3 Awards were revealed today. We're pleased to announce that once again, Teehan + Lax has been recognized by the advertising community and brought home a few more awards -- one silver each for TELUS Mobility and John Hancock Funds, and one for our own website.

UX Fund – portfolio update

As we close in on the final week before "launching" our UX Fund here is where our heads are at in terms of holdings: 1. Apple 2. EA (thanks Jeremy) 3.

Google Earth gets political

Google Earth has released a mashup of its mapping software which will offer real-time info about the U.S. congressional races in November.

Teehan+Lax up for agency of the year

Marketing Magazine announced today the companies up for the 2006 Agency of the Year. Here are the agencies: Creative/full service/integrated agencies (traditional shops) * Cundari Group * Rethink * Taxi Digital agencies * Proximity Canada * Rare Method * Teehan + Lax Direct agencies * Blitz Direct Data + Promotions * Rapp Collins * Wunderman Canada Media agencies * OMD Canada * M2 Universal * Zenith Optimedia Canada Promo agencies * Capital C * The Hive Strategic Marketing Inc.

Volvo designer launches blog

Simon Lamarre, the designer of the Volvo C30 that was recently launched at the Paris Auto Show, has started a blog. In it, he'll tell of his experiences through the 4 year project.

Does the King have game?

As the spend on advertising in video games continues to grow, it was inevitable that something like this was coming. Burger King and Microsoft yesterday announced the release of three games featuring Brooke Burke, Subservient Chicken, and of course BK's famously creepy corporate mascot.

Teehan+Lax take home four Web Awards

Teehan+Lax entered four projects in the Web Marketing Association's 2006 Web Awards. We're delighted to announce that every entry brought home some hardware.

20 minute tweak: continental.com

It was 1995 when Alaska Airlines first introduced online ticket sales. Throughout the past decade all the major players have come to offer similar functionality, including Continental.

YouTube and Warner ink deal

There's been a buzz building on this for some time, but today, YouTube and Warner Music Group have confirmed that Warner will be posting its music videos on YouTube. The deal will see the two companies sharing the advertising revenue associated with pages where Warner content resides.