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We exist for a simple reason: to create the unfair ideas that give our clients an unfair advantage. Sometimes they’re great big ideas that transform an entire organization. Sometimes they’re nimble ideas that hijack a conversation. Always, always, always: they do more with less, catch fire, and give our clients the edge they deserve.

Subaru
Love. It's what makes a Subaru, a Subaru.
Conoco
Choose Go
76
Jean and Gene's Awesome Adventure Road Trip
Minnesota Twins
This Is How
We Baseball
Jack Link's
Station Domination
U.S. Bank
The Power of Possible
Phillips 66
Live to the Full
The Great Northern
A Proud Winter Tradition in Minnesota
Design
Pulled from the Walls
Subaru
#MeetAnOwner
Jack Link's
Runnin' With Sasquatch
Evereve
Dress Like a Mom
News

Agency News

Subaru and Carmichael Lynch Win Silver Effie for Share The Love

Carmichael Lynch’s Share the Love campaign for Subaru of America won silver in the automotive category at the 2018 North American Effie Awards. The Share the Love campaign arose nine years ago from a conundrum Subaru faced every holiday season – how do you compete for sales when every other auto manufacturer spends millions on incentives? The […]

New Work

Carmichael Lynch Relaunches Conoco with Quirky Animations

It’s 2018, and our unfettered access to infinite brain melting entertainment has made staying put more appealing than ever. Liking and swiping and scrolling have all but replaced going and doing and experiencing. You know, with your human body. For gas brand Conoco’s new brand campaign, we wanted to remind the world that the World […]

Agency News

Marcus Fischer Wins AAF Mosaic Champion Award for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Carmichael Lynch CEO Marcus Fischer is being honored with the 2018 Mosaic Champion Award from the American Advertising Federation. The AAF’s Mosaic Awards recognize individuals whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their creative work and organization-wide initiatives. “This year’s honorees reflect the exceptional creative work and leadership we are seeing in our […]

New Work

New Subaru Outback Ad Encourages Viewers to 'See The World' Differently

A curious young Outback couple stops at a remote country store to inquire about some isolated hiking trails. When a mysterious, old blind man offers to take them the way, they’re skeptical at first, but their adventurous spirits soon overrule their fears, and they’re treated to a tour like no other. It’s another reminder that a Subaru […]

New Work

Named an "Outstanding Company for Working Mothers"

Carmichael Lynch was honored by She Runs It (formerly Advertising Women of New York) as one of five Outstanding Companies for Working Mothers in its annual awards event celebrating marketing and media leaders who are redefining work/life balance and serving as positive role models and mentors. “We are immensely proud to be recognized by She […]

New Work

76 Takes on #VanLife in 'Jean and Gene's Awesome Adventure Road Trip'

Fuel brand 76® is unveiling a comprehensive new marketing campaign aimed at attracting a younger audience to the iconic brand. Created in partnership with agency of record Carmichael Lynch, this social-centric campaign is led by a series of videos detailing the adventures (and misadventures) of a couple embarking on an unexpected road trip fueled by […]

Agency News

Carmichael Lynch wins Jay Chiat Award for Phillips 66 Work

  Carmichael Lynch’s work for Phillips 66 won silver in the regional strategy category of the Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence October 9 in New York City. The Jay Chiat Awards celebrate the best strategic thinking and planning in advertising, media, and marketing around the world.   Phillips 66 owns three distinct regional gas […]

Agency News

Carmichael Lynch helps US Soccer fans find a country to root for with Kayak

  Every four years the world gathers to watch the world’s most talented feet compete for the World Cup. For the first time in 28 years, though, the US wasn’t in it. To cheer up sad US fans everywhere, we worked with KAYAK to create a tool that would help them find a new country […]

Agency News

Carmichael Lynch Names John Green Chief Financial Officer

Creative agency Carmichael Lynch named current director of financial planning and analysis John Green to the role of Chief Financial Officer and managing partner today. John will lead the agency’s strategic finance discipline during its continued growth and will report to CEO Marcus Fischer. He will also continue on in his current role of commissioner […]

Our Thinking

The Ordinary Timex Ad That's Actually Pretty Extraordinary

This article, written by Carmichael Lynch CCO Marty Senn, originally appeared on Muse by Clio.    When you’re asked to write about a creative obsession, naturally you turn to 1980s street art. Or beat poets. Or Spaghetti Westerns. Or at the very least, some obscure B-side that will afford you a small dose of credibility […]

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Carmichael Lynch wins 2018 Media Plan of the Year

Carmichael Lynch took home Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year award for “Best Use of Native Advertising in Campaign Spending $500k-$1M” for the Subaru Crosstrek launch partnership – Amazon Infiltration. The agency partnered with Amazon to mimic their well-known “You May Also Like” content which featured Crosstreks when people searched for adventure gear like frostbite kits, […]

New Work

Subaru Launches Its Biggest Vehicle Ever with Integrated National Campaign

Carmichael Lynch and Subaru debuted a new creative campaign centered around the launch of the all-new 2019 Ascent. The new advertising spots showcase Subaru’s latest three-row SUV and give viewers an intimate look into the lives of three different Ascent owners, highlighting the vehicles versatility, comfort, and safety. The :30s and :60s format spots, directed by […]