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Technology

BAM Nuttall bring VR to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Industry leading civil engineering contractor BAM Nuttall, is partnering with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to bring virtual reality to the Chelsea Flower Show (23rd-27th May) for the very first time this year, creating a virtual experience...

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Advertising

Founded launches FT Weekend brand campaign

Founded has launched a global campaign for the FT Weekend to raise its awareness in the lifestyle space. The campaign is currently running across multiple channels including OOH, taxi tops, digital, social and print. FT Weekend, the home of...

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Entertainment

Elton John: The Cut winners announced at Cannes Film Festival

The winners of the Elton John: The Cut music video contest have been revealed at the Cannes Film Festival. The talent competition called for young filmmakers to create the first official music videos for three of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s...

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Design

#wheredesignmeets #London

Now in its seventh year, designjunction has cemented its reputation as the place #wheredesignmeets. We’re proud to be part of #London's thriving creative community, acting as a platform which connects the industry during the London Design...

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Design

Jelly London inspire young adults to turn up on June 8

Illustration/animation agency Jelly London and UK charity Bite the Ballot called on creatives of all disciplines recently to submit designs for a strong visual campaign aimed at encouraging young adults to vote in in the upcoming snap General...

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Design

Clerkenwell Design Week: A must-see shortlist

The Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off today (May 23) and runs until Thursday (25). Whilst there is far too much to cover in one article (we'll be running a more comprehensive trends piece at the end of the week), we thought we'd highlight 10 of the...

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Trends

The necessary metamorphosis of the VR Creator

The Birth of a Medium In the 1920’s, most radio programmes seemed to consist of book readings and theatre play recordings. In the 50’s, as TV started to take over radio as the #1 mainstream entertainment medium, the most popular programmes were...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Common Industry - NME Common Industry has announced its partnership with NME, the prestigious music and entertainment media brand. The agency will provide strategic consultancy for a series of upcoming projects, with a view to developing a new...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

OLIVER On-site specialist OLIVER has appointed Proximity London Creative Director, Rob Kavanagh (left), to take on the role of Executive Creative Director on a number of key client accounts. Kavanagh will report in to OLIVER Group UK’s chief...

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Features

Are politicians targeting you on social media?

I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume that at least 75% of the people reading this piece have an active Facebook account. Such is the all-encompassing ubiquity of the great social media titan, that it's not unrealistic of me to make this...

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Technology

Geometry Global and Blippar buddy up to bring AR to the masses

Blippar has this morning announced a global partnership with shopper marketing agency Geometry Global, with the deal primarily aimed at helping GG clients better harness augmented reality applications. AR has long-promised to bridge the divide...

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Video Games

The mobile game that literally fights cancer

War on Cancer is a free-to-play fundraising mobile game, where money can actively be donated to a real-life cancer patient whilst the player enjoys a high intensity shoot-em-up game. The game has been created by Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive...

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Advertising

McDonald's pull tone-deaf dead dad ad

After receiving a barrage of bad press from medias both social and mainstream, McDonald's has bowed to public pressure and pulled their latest TV ad. The spot in question has been accused of “exploiting childhood bereavement” by not only...

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Features

Creative Opinion: Eurovision and YouTube

Matt Phelan, CEO of 4Ps part of NetBooster Group, on how Eurovision uses YouTube to elevate the event to a new global audience. On Saturday, the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) was held in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, with the...

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Design

The Graffiti Drones that recreate any artwork submitted by app

Drones are a technology that, in my humble opinion, have yet to reach their true potential, at least in terms of application. Initially used as hobbyist flying machines, drones are now being used for everything from home delivery services to...

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Advertising

Toddlers become rappers in #YOTO campaign for Toddlebox platform

Toddlers transform into gangsta rappers in the new #YOTO (You Only Toddle Once) campaign from Danone's educational platform Toddlebox.ie, as they welcome viewers to the Toddlerhood. On a mission to teach parents the little-known facts about what to...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: Booze, biscuits and other stories

BrandOpus - Hall & Woodhouse Badger BrandOpus has designed a unique Collector’s Edition bottle for Hall & Woodhouse’s signature brew Badger, which has picked up a coveted D&AD Graphite pencil. The extraordinary bottle is a realisation of...

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Events

DWA brings you the May Creative Calendar, Part II

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Mastering 3D artistry with Peter Nowacki

Peter Nowacki spent five years working as the lead 3D artist at Warsaw-based CGI production studio, ArsThanea, before deciding to go it alone, securing clients such as HBO Asia, Oppo, Facebook, Microsoft and few more in the process. With the world of...

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