By Rebecca Stewart | Trends Editor

November 30, 2015 | 1 min read

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau's (GCMB) colourful Christmas spot is our ad of the week.

This animation, produced by Maguires, is based on a series of intricate, hand-drawn illustrations of the city's landmarks and icons – including George Square and the Style Mile – by renowned Glasgow artist, Adrian McMurchie.

The film was brought to life by Glaswegian Bafta-winning visual artist James Houston.


Agency: Maguires

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Illustrator: Adrian McMurchie

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Brand concepts and design: Maguires

Animation: James Houston

Music and lyrics: John McLaughlin

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