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Winter 2009

An Ad Agency's Tunnel Vision – HQ Magazine

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If you’ve watched the television series Mad Men, which chronicles the Scotch-soaked misadventures of a group of advertising executives in early 1960’s Manhattan, you have an idea of how an ad shop is supposed to look: slick and modern, as crisply tailored as an executive’s suit. Yet a visit to the decidedly untucked, over-the-top West Coast headquarters of Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide – the giant global agency that invented the phrase “Don’t Leave Home Without It” among other memorable slogans – is a reminder that the Mad Men image is long out of date.

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