Scrabble: The Beautiful Word

It’s so refreshing when companies go against the norm, and Scrabble / Mattel certainly did that. In fact they did that and a bag of chips, they went balls-out crazy! With the current economic climate it’s nice to see a company leaving the well trodden path of safe, forgettable advertising. The whole point of an advert is to stick in your mind, and these will laser etch onto your frontal lobe right down to the cerebellum! Admittedly I would never of guessed the product, but they encapsulated me enough to stick it out until the end, and left me hungry for more.
A big pat on the back for Mattel and Paris based agency Ogilvy & Mather.
Animated by Wizz.

Source: I believe in advertising

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy&Mather, Paris, France
Chris Garbutt Executive: Creative Director Ogilvy and Mather
Arnaud Vanhelle: Copy Writer Ogilvy and Mather
Benjamin Bregeault: Copy Writer Ogilvy and Mather
Mihnea Gheorghiu: Copy Writer
Antoaneta Metchanova: Art Director Ogilvy and Mather
Alex Daff: Art Director
Najin Ha: Art Director Ogilvy and Mather
Benoit de Fleurian: Managing Director Ogilvy and Mather
Marie-Charlotte Lafront: Group Director Ogilvy and Mather
Herve Parizot: President Mattel
Arnaud Roland Gosselin: Marketing Director Mattel

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James Wignall

Director / Art-Director based in London.

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Those are fantastic.



Have these people ever played scrabble? It’s fun…I’m not sure it’s this fun.

p.s. awesome stuff though!


great idea, it’s funny cause whenever i play scabble i always try to make sentences and poems out of the words while i’m waiting, so for me this is spot on.


No kidding. Talk about taking a chance. I’m not sure it makes me think of Scrabble. Maybe that’s the point…


Seriously I would like to play this 24/7 on my screen


so fresh! really charming and inspired.
a nice change from the slick & shiny pieces
i too am going to label this “awesome”



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