Alcoholics Anonymous: The “One Day At A Time” Calendar

We developed a traditional calendar, but with one difference: each page of the calendar represents a single day, and not an entire month. And instead of showing 30 days, each box displays one hour of that day. So what seemed to be just another regular calendar, became a daily reminder of the AA motto: “Take it one day at a time”. The calendars were distributed amongst members and supporters of Alcoholics Anonymous Brazil.

Advertising Agency: JWT, Brazil
Executive Creative Directors: Ricardo John, Roberto Fernandez
Creative Directors: Fabio Brandão, Ricardo John, Roberto Fernandez
Art Director: Fabio Santoro
Copywriter: Pedro Furtado
Published: April 2012

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kleenex's picture
kleenex
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I like it.

Prasad Weerasekara's picture
Prasad Weerasekara
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Interesting.

Stendzenieks's picture
Stendzenieks
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Nice way to make poor devils' day an infinie torture :)

MicheleVirgilio's picture
MicheleVirgilio
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good.

drunk dave's picture
drunk dave
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It's called alcoholics anonymous - not very anonymous when that's sitting on your desk.

Nike Diesel's picture
Nike Diesel
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It is, cus there's nothing but a phone number.

fecoporto's picture
fecoporto
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Actually the last two columns says "alcoholics anonymous".

Nike Diesel's picture
Nike Diesel
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You're right, but it's so subtle I believe not too many people will recognize it unless you get up real close.

Wordfruit's picture
Wordfruit
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My initial impression is as per Stendzenieks.

But if the research is done and suggests that people will find it useful, then fair enough...

ilovegreatads's picture
ilovegreatads
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clever.

ilovegreatads's picture
ilovegreatads
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but seriously, is this calendar for real? it looks too thin to be an annual calendar as that would be 365 pages, so over 180 leaves. A monthly would be 15 sheets. Am curious to know what you guys actually handed out. Good idea, anyway!

LOLWREN's picture
LOLWREN
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Would it not work better if it were one of those one-day-one-date calander? Then it really is one day at a time.

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