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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Karolina Jurikova to WKD

Ondrej Bachor/Jan Horčik - Karolina Jurikova Ondrej Bachor’s fresh visual identity for fashion designer Karolina Jurikova is a collaboration with fellow designer Jan Horčik. The project started as an academy project at UMPRUM in Prague and...

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Advertising

Zulu Alpha Kilo make a comical RFP for both Clinton & Trump

The independent, Toronto-based agency Zulu Alpha Kilo has found an unusual way to get attention stateside, sending an RFP (request for proposal) to the campaigns of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to become either candidates...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Superdream Steve Price, a well-known name and highly respected personality on the Midlands creative scene for more than 30 years, has been appointed as creative director at Bromsgrove-based marketing and communications agency Superdream. Formerly...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

MEC Wavemaker - Wilkinson Sword MEC Wavemaker has won the social media and content strategy for Wilkinson Sword’s portfolio of women’s shaving products in the UK. The agency won the business following a pitch against four undisclosed...

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Events

Pool Party London 2016 is officially announced!

Creativepool is established for hosting international events for agencies and brands, by bringing together the industry's best to hang out, share knowledge and embark advice with colleagues and friends. Pool Party London: 14 September 2016 The...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

J. Walter Thompson London - HSBC J. Walter Thompson London has created a touching, feel-good ad for HSBC celebrating how little things can make a big difference. Demonstrating the small but powerful features of HSBC’s digital current accounts...

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Advertising

KFC chicken scented sunscreen sells out

It takes a lot to surprise me when it comes to adland, but one thing that has genuinely given me pause for thought in recent years is the (albeit still rather niche) trend of companies creating beauty products to flog their brand. First there was...

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Advertising

Mindshare UK launch Grow@Mindshare innovation incubator

Mindshare UK, part of WPP, has launched a new, dedicated team designed to help startups and businesses at early stages of marketing accelerate their business growth. The Grow@Mindshare team has already been working with the Gousto recipe delivery...

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Trends

How to think like a startup - whatever your size

Growth hacking is having a mainstream moment. It’s a phrase, and an activity, that started in the startup world. But what is it, and why are people outside of the startup world starting to pay attention? What is growth hacking? Put simply,...

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Technology

J. Walter Thompson and Google open the Google All-Stars Academy

J. Walter Thompson Middle East and North Africa and Google MENA have entered into a partnership that they are celebrating and introducing with a global first. The technology company’s “Google All-Stars Academy” is a programme that...

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Trends

Brand Case Studies: KARA bags

KARA takes its name from the Japanese word Karaoke, meaning ‘empty orchestra’. That piece of information isn’t immediately relevant to anything we’re about to cover in this Brand Case Study, but it gives you an insight into...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Another Creative Day with Nathan Azopardi

Today we want you to meet Nathan Azopardi, he’s currently combining his photography skills with DOP, grade, edit and direction talents on his all new Another Creative Day website. Coming in top of the Retoucher, Colour Grader and Photographer...

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Advertising

WCRS launch late-night Evening Standard campaign

To launch a one-off special supplement (The Late Night Standard) ESI Media, owners of The London Evening Standard, launched a marketing campaign created by WCRS. First announced at Goodstuff’s Creative Showcase in June, The Late Night Standard...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

MEC - Nationwide MEC is looking poised to win Nationwide's estimated £38 million media planning and buying account. Havas Media has looked after Britain’s biggest building society since 2008 and pitched against Starcom and the7stars as...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Karmarama Karmarama is further bolstering its creative department with the appointment of six new creatives and the promotion of Creative Director Dickie Connell to the new role of Deputy Executive Creative Director. Connell joined the agency five...

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Technology

Tech Tats: Biowearables v2

It’s only eight months since our original Tech Tats article, which introduced you to the new wave of biowearables taking the tech world by storm. But the fast-paced environment surrounding the biowearable tech strain is such that it already...

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Features

Inside The Mind of Ben Little, Co-Founder of Fearlessly Frank

What does it take to be a Founder of the next best tech company? Or the Director of a Fortune 500 Brand? A sensational appetite for learning is definitely one of them. Inside the Mind is a new series of interviews where we jump into the heads of...

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