Category Archives: The Agency

My Internship as a Springer

My internship at Spring was one of the most fun and challenging things I’ve ever done in my life. This is an environment where you work side by side with some of the most innovative and creative individuals in this … Continue reading

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THE BEST DRUG IS A WHOLE LOTTA HUG

The phrase, “Am I nuts?” was the first thing that came out of my mouth at 6:00 am yesterday morning. This advertising business contains a lot of idealism. Sure that client will approve the ad with a happy Hitler holding … Continue reading

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Be Afraid of What Isn’t Scary

A little while ago a couple from Whistler came to see us about doing some package design and branding for a line of premium priced, high quality organic baby food. They had a name for it. It was OK. But … Continue reading

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The 7 Hats of the Advertising Intern

If you are an account services intern at a place like Spring it can be hard to answer one very simple and common question. Advertising agencies rely on clear communication, but you might find yourself stumbling and stuttering when asked: … Continue reading

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Ads That Save Lives

My mom loves to tell me the story about the time I almost died. I was 3 years old and eating apples when I started choking (I don’t remember any of this, of course). She said I just went silent … Continue reading

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Ad Nerd

I’m a copywriter at Spring. A fairly new one. I’ve worked at Spring for about 6 months and interned for 3. While there are many roads into advertising, my road was an education heavy one. I have a degree in … Continue reading

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On the move? There’s an app for that!

I always enjoy the thought of living somewhere new but when it comes down to actually moving, everything else I could be doing – like the laundry or pulling out my hair strand by strand seems infinitely more appealing. But … Continue reading

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THE GRINCH WAS AN ADMAN

Because he stole Christmas. And turned it in to something called “THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.” He forces perky elves on us who get excited about shopping at an office supply store. He coerces us into buying things we can’t afford “just … Continue reading

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Spring Act of Kindness

There comes a time for each Spring employee (once a year for most) that we celebrate a birthday. Upon having this birthday the Spring genie grants us our birthday day off work on the condition that we perform a Spring … Continue reading

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Vancouver, Its time to Love your Ride.

On this Happy Monday I’d like to share with you one of the most perky, yet slightly annoying ad campaigns I came across while living in Singapore. But firstly, lets start with a mini geography lesson. Continue reading

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