Advertising

Until advocates and agencies find positive stories to tell about multi-modal decision-making the car will continue to dominate the messaging and branding of contemporary culture.
4 days ago   Greater Greater Washington
Vancouver wrestles with the potent form of advertising and its impact on the public realm.
Feb 26, 2011   The Dependent Magazine
The city's 10-year ban on construction of new signage is challenged as the local billboard industry asks to replace traditional models with digital technology.
Oct 10, 2010   The Dallas Morning News
Ads for automobiles have depicted their vehicles swooping through dramatic natural landscapes, but as Catherine Lutz and Anne Lutz Fernandez note, car ads have moved into the city.
Jun 5, 2010   The Huffington Post
Digital billboards with flashing and changing images are being outlawed in cities across the country.
Mar 25, 2010   USA Today
The rise of smart mobile technology is increasing the demand for digital interactivity in public spaces. Marketers and artists are obliging.
Sep 5, 2009   Advertising Age
Titan Worldwide, a company that sells advertising on the sides of buses for the cities of New York, Boston and Minneapolis, is unable to pay millions of dollars in ad revenue it owes to transit authorities.
May 26, 2009   The New York Times
L.A. is boiling with billboard drama right now. <em>Los Angeles Times</em> architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne looks at the debate and argues that signage can have a positive role in the urban landscape.
Mar 30, 2009   Los Angeles Times
BrandWeek says that the downturn in the economy makes more ads in public spaces 'a no-brainer', because cities get revenue and advertisers get exposure in previously untapped locations.
Mar 10, 2009   BrandWeek
As part of the city's drawn-out battle with outdoor advertisers, Los Angeles officials have ordered building owners to remove "supergraphic" ads plastered to the sides of large buildings.
Feb 3, 2009   The New York Times
L.A. is at war with outdoor advertising. Though activists have urged the city to make moves to block video billboards, it's not really clear which side is winning the war, according to this piece from <em>Design Observer</em>.
Jan 26, 2009   Design Observer