Gatorade’s brand belief is that the top athletic performers are driven from the inside out. In search of energizing their Summer print campaign,… Read More
Gatorade’s brand belief is that the top athletic performers are driven from the inside out. In search of energizing their Summer print campaign, we worked with TBWA/Chiat/Day to unfold a dynamic set of illustrations that carry this #winfromwithin message.
Working with three premier athletes, we tailored the artwork to bring forth energy and texture from the center of the canvas, where the Gatorade product stands, into the outside of the composition. This strategy allowed us to keep the product a focal point while reinforcing the benefit of the product onto the athlete. Giving each artist a burst of energy from within proved to be the catalyst element that gave power to each composition. Giving Dwayne Wade fire, Kevin Durant lightning and Serena Willliams ice made the athletes bigger than life. To further communicate the message, we used typogaphy to render the idea of each athlete. The short slogans also helps unify texture and motion into the compositions.
As any great brand and team collaboration, the campaign happened to coincide with Serena Williams' French Open Championship and Dwayne Wade's Miami Heat Championship hitting the shelves at their peak of visibility with these accolades. Read Less