Original: DDB, UAE for VW
Less Original: Audi
Both ads are for automotive…less than a month apart; the agency that is less original used to handle the VW account so they MUST have seen the original ad..oh one more thing…both ads were featured in the same blog 😉
Published in Media Week ME. August 9, 2009. Page: 15. www.mediaweekme.com
A copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia.
Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN: 0-304-35505-4.
“Imitation is the sincerest form of thievery” excerpt from a book by Capsule titled Design Matters. Page: 84. ISBN -13:978-1-59253-341-1.