Coca-cola: Ingredients vs. Aspirations

Was anyone else as conflicted about Coke’s Superbowl ad as I was? I want to applaud them for representing America as the land of diversity that it truly is. I want to stand behind them and boo the right-wing conservatives who hated it. But I also want to know when their ingredients and practices will measure up to the aspirations of their advertising.

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Should Beauty Trump Authenticity?

Photograph by Jimmy Nelson

Stunning photographs of disappearing tribes from Jimmy Nelson’s new book, Before They Pass Away, have been circulating recently online. 

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Coca-Cola: generous benefactor or evil brand master?

Streets of Stone Town, Zanzibar

Where does one draw the line about whether or not its graphic designers’ moral responsibility to keep their employees and work on something they don’t necessarily agree with or to let them go, adversely affecting their lives as well their families? Should they refuse to work for the client or take the job for the sake of their employees?

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