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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Verena Hennig

designjunction has grown immensely this year with the formal announcement of a brand new hub for creativity in the heart of kings cross - #KXCQ. For London Design Festival, more than 200 contemporary brands, designers, and studios, take home to the...

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CS For SHE: A new training programme for Female CDs and ACDs

We are delighted to announce CE for She (with CE), a new training programme for female ACDs and Creative Directors. The aim of the programme is to give female senior creatives the tools they need to really thrive in the creative industry. Working...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From EURO 2020 to Breadwinners

Y&R - UEFA EURO 2020 As the universal symbol of connection the bridge will be at the core of the UEFA EURO 2020 branding created by Young & Rubicam. The tournament will be celebrating its 60th anniversary and to mark this special edition, it will...

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Spikes Asia 2016: The Winners

On Friday last week (September 23) the final day of Spikes Asia 2016 in Singapore culminated in a ceremony to celebrate the winners of the annual Spikes Asia Awards. Spikes Asia is the region's oldest and most prestigious festival of creativity....

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Grey London create the SmartMat for cheating partners

Whilst this might have been a controversial stance a few years ago, television has (in my opinion) long since overtaken cinema as the platform from which today's most exciting and forward-thinking creative minds are telling their visual stories. From...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

Cheil London Cheil London has boosted its creative offering by hiring award-winning creative director Russell Schaller as Creative Director of Film. Schaller joins the agency from Havas Worldwide London where he served as Creative Director. He will...

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Account Wins of the Week

McCann London – Cheapflights Cheapflights, the global flight search and travel deals website, has appointed McCann London as lead content agency to support its drive to accelerate its international brand profile. McCann has already worked with...

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Top 10 Ads of the Week

Recipe - 888sport Recipe has created their first work for 888 Holdings since picking up the account back in June. Kicking off with a global relaunch of the 888sport brand, the “Take ‘em on!” campaign encourages audiences to feel...

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Technology

Code and Theory launch “One Night” Hotel app

Code and Theory and Standard International, the company behind The Standard hotels and the majority owner of the Bunkhouse Group, have launched One Night, the first third-party app for hotels designed by a hotel company. Following the success of...

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Events

Creative Debates: Awards are just for egos

September is a busy month, and we’re back covering the events at Spikes Asia in Singapore. We are continuing the Creative Debates series after its lauded success in Cannes. Also, we have scheduled more Black Cab Interviews so please stay tuned!...

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Maxus launches first ever Diversity Week

WPP media agency Maxus UK has announced the launch of its first ever Diversity Week, to celebrate diversity within the agency. The Diversity Week will run from 19 -23 September 2016 and will feature guest speakers including Jan Gooding, chairwoman of...

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Economy

OMA and Bengler's Panda app disrupts the sharing economy

OMA has teamed up with creative studio Bengler to propose an app that allows workers being exploited by digital sharing platforms like Uber and Airbnb to fight back against their employers. On show as part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016,...

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Livity secures £1.5 million investment

Independent youth marketing agency Livity, whose clients include Google, Unilever, Barclays and Channel 4, is set to accelerate its growth ambitions and enhance its specialist agency offer, following an investment of up to £1.5 million from...

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Technology

The Vamp Stereo will save your old speakers from the scrap heap

Whilst technology is all about looking forward, sometimes, it's just as important to keep one foot in the past. With this in mind, designer Paul Cocksedge has unveiled the latest design in his mission to save vintage speakers from the tip with a...

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Events

Reality Bites: What can VR do for your business?

Worldwide VR & AR is set to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to $162 billion in 2020 according to research by the International Data Corporation (IDC). But what does that mean for your business? Is it just another fad? Not according to Goldman Sachs...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Duolingo's language learning revolution

Duolingo has been enabling users to learn languages at the speed of their lives since 2011. Solving dead pockets of time with an addictive app and accompanying website which actively combat necessary but insufficient moments-such as waiting for an...

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Design

Who's Casper?

designjunction is delighted to support an important charity project: Who’s Casper? Following on from the successful #wherescasper campaign earlier this year, a selection of high profile creatives from a variety of disciplines have been invited...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Ultra-vivid colour & print with Studio Heretic

Jon, Therese and Luke are an East London-based trio working within illustration, design and experimental screen printing at Studio Heretic. Their ultra-vivid colour plays take our eyes on magical new journeys in print, here’s what this Holy...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: Operas, Addison Lee, and JFK

Base Design - Terminal 4 at JFK Airport Originally opened in 1957 and known as International Arrivals Building, Terminal 4 at JFK Airport in New York received a $1.4 billion redevelopment with its new building designed by Skidmore, Owings and...

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