Hertz: Land & Drive

Advertising Agency: DDB, New York, USA
Chief Creative Officer: Matt Eastwood
Executive Creative Director: Menno Kluin
Creative Director / Art Director: Sonya Grewal
Creative Director / Copywriter: Pat Carella
Art Director: John-John Skoog
Copywriter: Nicholas Partyka
Designer / Typographer: Juan Carlos Pagan
Illustrator: Chris Grey
Art Buyer: Jane Piampiano
Production Company: Studio AKA / Blacklist
Designer: Christopher Gray / Studio AKA
Graphic Artists: Steve Small, Gemma Mortlock, David Prosser / Studio AKA


kleenex's picture
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love the old school look of the ads.

miko1aj's picture
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great design. It's rare in advertising as such. Big client, big agency. Great, amazing campaign.

Wordfruit's picture
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I really like the art.

But of course liking it doesn't mean it'll work. I would've thought photography might work better, but maybe I'm wrong. I hope I'm wrong, cos it is really nice art.

chuckieT's picture
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It looks nice, but what is the design communicating? Is it design for its own sake? It makes me feel a bit like Hertz is a very old fashioned company, which is not what I want in a car rental place.

If this campaign was going into the Mad Men retro edition of Newsweek, that would make sense. But you'd never buy 4 insertions in the same magazine, so I doubt that's the case.

vote4pedro's picture
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My guess is this was done for the Mad Men edition. That's the only thing that makes sense. Beyond that, it's simply copying a retro design style. Not seeing much of a concept.

morse's picture
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Cool retro style.

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SMG00's picture
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RIP Sonya. You will be missed.

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