Mock brief: the digital detox is a thing

4 February 2016

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As part of The Annual we asked creative agencies to create mock briefs using the brief:

With more and more people finding the only way to relax is to switch off altogether, the digital detox is gaining pace. Create an ad that pushes for, or against, the phenomenon and its causes.

303LOWE “ANALOGUE PARKS”...

303Lowe Mock Brief
Partnering with suburban parks around Australia, we install data blockers so people can get a digital detox.

Executive creative director: Richard Morgan | Art director: Sal Cavallaro | Copywriter: Dave Biddle | Designer: Alex Beech

 

HAVAS WORLDWIDE “STAY CONNECTED”...

Havas Mock Brief
What’s more important? Adopting the latest health-kick-buzzword-fad or your career?

Photographer: Tim Bauer | Stylist: Michelle Dube | Art director: Helen King | Copywriter: Alex Bolderoff | Designers: Darren Cole and Serlina Wong

Executive creative director: Tim Green | Producer: Chris Hulsman | Talent: Joe Ranallo

 

PUBLICIS PUSHER “SAVE YOUR LOVE LIFE”...

Publicis mock brief
While digital devices connect us with the world, they cut us off from the people closest to us.

As couples compete with this ‘third wheel’ in their relationship, university studies prove it’s now a major threat to your love life.

Creative: Phil Nobay

 

ANALOGFOLK “THE TEXTWALKER HELMET”...

Analoguefolk Mock Brief
True digital addicts would never volunteer for a digital detox (trust us, we know a few). The only way to lure them in – is with more digital.

Art direction: Michael Kleinman | Copywriter: Jenn Aspinwall

 

CUMMINS&PARTNERS SOUTH AUSTRALIA “#COFFEEDATE”...

Cummins&Partners
Hashtag Patches can help to break the digital cycle while also proving the pointlessness of everyday digital habits.

Creative director: Jason Hollamby | Copywriter: Nick Milde | Art director: Joel van der Knaap | Art director: Chay O’Rourke

 

MCCANN SYDNEY “TIME TO TALK”...

McCann Sydney Mock Brief
If you’re scanning QR codes, it’s time to get off your phone.

Creative team: Phillip Harkness and Jack Wall

What do you make of the Mock Briefs above? Comment below and share your views.

Check out our other mock brief created for The Annual: Marriage equality.

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