When I say “summer” and “health food”, what immediately springs to mind? Salad? Fruit salad? you haven’t been watching the right adverts, and by right I mean this little gem from 1938, in which the ladies all take a break from gym class to enjoy an ice cream as part of their healthy lifestyle.

Who controls public spaces and culture? Activist groups like Brandalism and the AdFree Cities Network argue that corporate culture has now taken over, trading funding for cash-starved councils for the right to take control of the visual environment in which …

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20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being …

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This week I’ve selected A very British Revolution: 150 years of John Lewis by Jonathan Glancey from the new book shelf.  Although purchased by the School of Architecture, this title will be of interest to anyone studying the history of …

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In a TOTD extra, we could helping thinking this is a brilliant advert: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2012/feb/29/open-journalism-three-little-pigs-advert While it’s not TOTD’s place to endorse the Guardian in any way, we do wholeheartedly support the message of the advert – to get the ‘whole …

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