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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Isobel Following another year of record growth, creative agency isobel has appointed Rob Forshaw and Daryl Fielding as non-execs to support the agency’s senior team as they look to further accelerate their growth in 2017. Forshaw, who is an...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Taylor Herring - The Week Junior The Week Junior magazine have hired creative PR agency Taylor Herring to promote the brand in its debut year. The campaign will highlight Britain’s “Knowledge Gap” on current affairs and will see...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: PAX - "The iPhone of Vaporizers"

In 2007, two Stanford Design Program graduates, James Monsees and Adam Bowen, came together and formed the company Ploom with the aim of innovating the portable vaporization market - an area which they rightly felt “lacked...

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Technology

Bjarke Ingels Group unveils Dubai Hyperloop designs

Bjarke Ingels Group has finally unveiled its designs for the world's first Hyperloop high-speed transportation system in Dubai. The design reveals a fleet of cubic pods, which will transport passengers to Hyperloop's main transport hub before being...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

Karmarama - Kerrygold's Karmarama is launching a gleefully optimistic new TV campaign for Kerrygold’s spreadable butter range, which is set to go live this weekend. The inspiration for the idea came from the fact that the home of Kerrygold is...

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Advertising

AKQA analyse your selfies for Watch Dogs 2

Every day, millions of selfies are posted and shared, without a thought given to the risks they may pose, with advances in technology turning every camera and every selfie into a potential data mine ripe for hackers to excavate. To capitalise on this...

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Advertising

DFS and krow tap Aardman to create iconic Christmas campaign

DFS; the UK’s biggest sofa manufacturer and retailer, has partnered with the Oscar-winning studio Aardman to create a multichannel advertising campaign that makes heroes of its talented team of craftsmen and women. Borrowing a trick from the...

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Entertainment

Taylor Herring bring the surface of Mars to Trafalgar Square

A replica landscape of the planet Mars was unveiled this week in London’s Trafalgar Square by the London-based creative PR agency Taylor Herring, as part of an ambitious campaign to promote the upcoming National Geographic docu-drama series...

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News

Site Update 7.1 - November 2016

As Creativepool evolves and transforms into a tool accelerating modern networking, the team is constantly evaluating the site to make it easier for you to keep track of what’s happening in your circles. Catch up on the latest release...

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Entertainment

Election Fever: The Final Countdown

The 2016 US general election has been an almighty farce, let's not pull any punches here. Farce makes for great fuel when it comes to creative work though. Running the range from the daft to the strikingly satirical and the just downright bemusing,...

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Inspiration

Designing for women in the 21st century

Once there was a girl, and the girl liked pink very much. Everything she owned was pink. Pink and small, and that’s the way she liked it. But gradually the girl (we’ll call her Emily) grew into a sophisticated woman. Sure, she still liked...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Pentagon Design's 'Rational Passion'

Pentagon Design is one of the leading Nordic design agencies, creating holistic concepts for user-driven products, packaging, spaces, services and brand experiences from their Helsinki home. They attribute part of their success to ‘rational...

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Features

#MaintainTheRatio: There’s enough women in advertising...

A roundup of the most important news of the week in the advertising awards world. The 3% Conference This week, the 3% Conference held their 2016 edition. The event is growing and gaining support every year. The line of speakers was excellent and...

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Social Media

BETC and ibis launch the Sleepathon via Snapchat

The ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget brands continue to develop their youth communication by opening the @ibishotels Snapchat account. To celebrate the launch, the hotel brand has created Sleepathon by ibis; a quirky, innovative digital operation...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Cheil London Cheil has appointed Peter Zillig, a former Chief Executive of Havas Worldwide New York, as CEO of its London office. His appointment follows the resignation of Paul Hammersley, the chief executive of Cheil UK, in October 2016. Zillig,...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

VCCPme - MacMillan Cancer Support Macmillan Cancer Support has announced the consolidation of their World’s Biggest Coffee Morning business into the VCCP Group, following a competitive pitch handled by creativebrief. VCCPme, the direct and...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: How Sonos found its voice

When Sonos opened their first retail store in New York’s SoHo this summer, it was a pioneering moment for the brand. Having dominated the wireless speaker market, eclipsing other competition easily and steadily along its 14 year journey, Sonos...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

Now - Leo Vegas Leo Vegas, the online casino, has launched the second installation in its campaign starring “Leo,” the 'Lion King' of mobile casino gaming. The campaign, created by Now, demonstrates how the brand's titular mascot is able...

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Entertainment

Grayson Perry explores gender identity for Channel 4

Channel 4’s award-winning in-house creative agency 4Creative has produced a new four-part short-form series starting Grayson Perry, in partnership with production company Swan Films. “Born Risky: Grayson Perry” launched yesterday (November 2)...

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