Lee Clow, the creative mind behind ads like Apple’s “Think Different” and Adidas’ “Impossible is Nothing,” is retiring.As of today, the chairman at TBWA/Media Arts Lab and director of Media Arts at TBWA/Worldwide is moving into an advisory role as chairman emeritus at Media Arts Lab. Clow joined the agency known as Chiat/Day (once nicknamed Chiat Day and Night due to staffers’ dedication to the agency) right after it started a half-century ago, back when it had a pair of accounts and 14 staffers. He was known to be close to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, telling participants at Ad Age’s Small Agency Conference in July 2018 that Jobs prodded him and Chiat/Day to do its best work first in the 1980s, and then starting again in 1997 when Jobs returned to Apple and rehired the agency.”I’ve probably overstayed my welcome,” he tells Ad Age. “There aren’t too many people my age that are still allowed in the office.”
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