Volvo and AKQA Launch Facebook App That Allows You to Configure Your Ideal Car

Volvo and AKQA Launch Facebook App That Allows You to Configure Your Ideal Car

Volvo Cars and AKQA have launched the first Facebook in-app car configurator built at scale, using the Facebook Canvas API. The project came to life after AKQA worked with Facebook on the proposition and feasibility study of the technology, before pitching the idea to Volvo Car USA. Potential buyers and Volvo fans can use the configurator to create […]

Converse’s ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ Campaign Launches with AKQA

Converse’s ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ Campaign Launches with AKQA

American shoe company Converse, have teamed with creative agency AKQA, to launch their new campaign. ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ aims to position Chucks for a new generation of teenagers, showing them that iconic Chuck Taylors are the perfect pair for whoever and whatever they want to be. “Whoever you are, however you identify, there’s […]

Launch of Wolfenstein II with AKQA and Bethesda Softworks

Launch of Wolfenstein II with AKQA and Bethesda Softworks

AKQA developed a creative strategy to capture the unique in-game world of a Nazi-occupied 1960s America through Nazified pop culture. led the design and production of the game’s identity, including logo, key art, packaging, and supplementary art, as well as the entire Collector’s Edition of the game centered around our Elite Hans concept. The game was […]

AKQA Unveils New Swedish Studio, Designed for Client Co-Location

AKQA Unveils New Swedish Studio, Designed for Client Co-Location

Ideas and innovation company AKQA opens the doors to its first studio in Scandinavia. Specifically designed for client co-location the 50-person, 1100 square meter open floor plan studio serves international clients including Volvo Cars. A striking renovation of an old shipbuilding warehouse, the space is situated dockside along the Gothia River in Lindholmen, Gothenburg’s emerging […]

Leading Danish agency DIS/PLAY has joined the AKQA network

Leading Danish agency DIS/PLAY has joined the AKQA network

DIS/PLAY is a digital agency that provides innovation, strategy, user experience, design, and technical development solutions to clients. Employing more than 100 people in Copenhagen and Aarhus, DIS/PLAY’s clients include ECCO, Amnesty International and Vestas. DIS/PLAY’s Copenhagen and Aarhus studios will become part of AKQA, further building the WPP owned agency’s European presence and capabilities while providing […]

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 Winners

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 Winners

AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Future Lions attracted more than 2,100 students from 64 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Ask the Candidates for CNN Team: Yeon Sang Yoon and Jin Sug […]

Eurostar launches new train with Instagram campaign

Eurostar launches new train with Instagram campaign

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service, is promoting its new London-Paris train with an Instagram campaign. The work by AKQA on the @LaVieOnBoard Instagram account shows a canvas of 200 images showing what it is like to be on board the new train. The squares tell different stories using animated videos and images, including a couple […]

Levi’s Marketing Campaign Turns Vintage Tech Into Social Media Tools

Levi’s Marketing Campaign Turns Vintage Tech Into Social Media Tools

As part of its Fall campaign, Levi’s has collaborated with agency AKQA, Stephen Hadinger, Matthew Epler and Mark Kleback, to turn vintage technology into modern devices that connect to social media. Called ‘#MakeOurMark’, these “old-school” devices were modified to serve as a “bridge between past and present”—for example, an old 1939 Bolex Movie Camera has […]