The history of lingerie is fascinating. It is at the heart of society’s changes, customs and trends. Other cultures’ contributions, wars, moral or religious principles, economy, hygiene, industry’s birth and even the World Fairs have shaped it. It reveals woman’s position, shackles, liberations and social or anatomical changes.
Paul Ricard created his anise drink 80 years ago. Nothing has changed in the recipe ever since, however the former small firm has turned into a large group. How did the little brand from Marseille spread all around the world? Thanks to all the communication techniques. A fine lesson in advertising exhibited at the Musée de la Publicité.
With this highly documented novel, Pierre Assouline gives us a non-objective, though global and new point of view of a company’s life. Inside the hotel’s walls, a performance of the Parisian and international scene is being played with political, emotional and social stakes.
A great number of brands and companies have become aware of the importance of their history, even of the necessity to restore it through a more or less convincing storytelling to their clients and widely to the general public. However, dark and not so dark sides are often overshadowed or minimized in the construction of a unifying and meaningful history of the brand. Indeed…
The Motorvillage exhibition on Jeep takes us on the way to America’s wide open spaces. A lightweight portrait of a vehicle between World War and Superheroes, standards of the 50’s culture and consumption and of today’s marketing development.
In 1886, John Stith Pemberton, a chemist, developed a refreshing and reinvigorating elixir, the medicinal qualities of which he praised. 125 years later, the “Coca-Cola Company” celebrates its anniversary in Atlanta and multiplies events in the whole world. In Paris, the “125”, a pop-up space, offers to plunge into the heart of the brand and its history.