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FINLANDIA vodka – Toasts

FINLANDIA vodka is launching ‘Toasts’, a global TV, social and print campaign celebrating the shared moment of special toasts this Christmastime.

The ‘Toasts’ campaign is the embodiment of a shared occasion, when you want to make a meaningful toast with a special drink. The art direction is inspired by the symmetry and geometry of snowflakes and uses a unique mirror effect to give a fresh perspective on the precious festive toast moment.

The spot is directed by Silent Studios, aka Nathan Prince & Liam Paton, and produced and edited by Electric Theatre Collective.

Our creatives Mat Kramer and Josh King said: “FINLANDIA vodka is made from pure glacial spring water, which uniquely links the drink in your hand to the icy lakes and snowy landscapes of Finland. That makes it perfect for a seasonal toast. Taking that thought, we developed a ‘kaleidoscycle’ approach with the directing team Silent, and created a sensory journey from the table to the visual landscapes and moody soundscapes of Finland. Not a jingle bell in sight.”

Babbel’s Arne Schepker visits W+K London

Last Thursday we heard from Arne Schepker, CMO of Babbel, the world’s most successful language learning app, as part of our W+Ked speaker’s programme.
Arne discussed how embracing failure and taking risks not only makes the best work of our lives, but also makes the best work of our clients’ lives. He emphasised the importance of the solution not always being a TV ad, and the necessity of ideas being developed in collaboration with the client, especially with the number of in-house creative teams on the rise.
Thanks to Arne and Babbel for an inspiring start to the day.