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  • Truly grateful.

    By Fred Shamlian on November 26, 2015
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    This Thanksgiving, I’d like to share a discovery – the answer to a question which has been eluding me years. As the marketing team for The Carriage Homes at Haverford Reserve, the Shamlian Creative team has come to know many of the residents. We’ve visited their homes, hiked with them throught the nature preserve, and enjoyed some wonderful parties. Equally […]
  • Agency Spotter features Shamlian Creative as one of Philly’s Top Agencies

    By shamlian on November 10, 2015
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    My dad likes to say, “It’s always nice to be recognized, unless you owe money.” Happily, Agency Spotter has recognized Shamlian Creative as one of Philly’s most interesting agencies. And we owe it all to our clients. Read the full article here! “Advertising today is an invitation. An invitation to connect, to identify, to participate, to explore.” -Founder & Creative Director, Fred […]
  • Fall in Love with our Latest Work

    By shamlian on October 29, 2014
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    No matter what we’re dreaming up here at Shamlian Creative, we’re always building brands. It’s our passion, and our secret sauce. We’re sharing three projects which tackle branding in very different ways, from designing an award-winning logo, to...
  • Blew Me Away

    By shamlian on March 4, 2014
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    In a subway station in Stockholm, a nondescript “poster” for a new line of Swedish hair care products comes to life each time a train rushes into the station. Check out this awesome work that is more like entertainment than advertising.
  • How to Build an Audience with Story

    By shamlian on February 12, 2014
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    “The audience will not tune in to watch information. You wouldn’t, I wouldn’t. No one would or will. The audience will only tune in and stay tuned in to watch drama.” ~ David Mamet Author Robert Bruce recently shared an article about building an audience with storytelling, with America’s greatest living playwright, David Mamet, as a guiding principle. This approach […]
  • Photoshop Live – Street Retouch Prank

    By shamlian on January 30, 2014
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    One Photoshop magician, one bus stop and lots of hidden cameras. Check out his creativity in action.
  • Touch Wood

    By shamlian on November 11, 2013
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    When someone goes to this much trouble to produce something so inherently simple and beautiful, you just have to smile. This extended commercial from Japanese phone company Docomo is pure poetry.
  • Executive Assistant for Ad Agency President

    By shamlian on October 22, 2013
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    Shamlian Creative, founded in 1986, seeks a smart, highly effective businessperson to assist the President & Creative Director in managing our ad agency.
  • The Psychology of Color

    By shamlian on June 4, 2013
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    Color has tremendous impact on us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things, emotions and actions. When it comes to marketing, color can make a product or an idea more likable and comprehensive, and can boost sales and turn campaigns around.