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We don't think you're ready for this jelly...

Today, jelly London announced the opening of its brand new jelly Kitchen, right in the heart of Fitzrovia. The not-so-creatively named, jelly London Jelly Kitchen, was set to operate 24 hours a day, serving everything from jelly trifles, to jelly...

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Creative Branding: What's It Good For?

A brand is the visual, emotional, rational, and even cultural image that people associate with a product or with a company. Brands are more important at this period in time than any time in the past century. Brands bring together psychology and...

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Entertainment

Churchill: The Movie set for the big screen

Exciting news for Churchill the dog fans as it’s revealed he’ll star in his own film. Filming has already begun at a secret location in the UK This year, fans of Churchill the insurance hound will be able to see their nodding hero star...

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M&C Saatchi give colour and humour to TfL fares

M&C Saatchi has created a vibrant and distinctive campaign for Transport for London (TfL), designed to equip customers with valuable fares and ticketing knowledge to help them get the most out of using the London transport network. Running across...

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Features

RNLI Islay: Clive Booth holds on and gets wet….

Here is some great behind the scenes footage of Clive Booth aboard a 7m rigid inflatable speedboat, as the RNLI Severn class lifeboat, the largest in the fleet, thunders past spraying them with a torrent of sea water…..what one has to do to get...

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Advertising

Game Marketing Awards announce finalists

The Game Marketing Awards (GMA) is the first and only US program to honour the top creative work produced by and for the video game marketing community. This week, it announced the finalists for its 10th annual program after receiving a record high...

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Beagle Street release the Pounds

In a stunt not a million miles away from the KLF's infamous million pound burn-off (though far less aggressive), the online life insurance provider Beagle Street let loose 500 paper dogs in London yesterday (March 25), each made with £10 notes....

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Features

They may sell vacuum cleaners, but why are Queen so popular?

There's nothing new about TV ads using pop songs in their soundtracks. Think of all those Levis ads from the eighties - not only did they shift truckloads of jeans, they made the tunes hits all over again. From the Spice Girls flogging crisps, to The...

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The 2015 Annual Winners

It was very difficult for our judges to select the best work from the amazing pool of talent which appeared on the Annual Shortlist. Our panel of judges reviewed work from the 14 different sections below, for which the Top 4 and People's Choice have...

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Advertising

Account Wins of the Week

VCCP Nationwide has appointed VCCP as its lead advertising agency in a move to keep the momentum going behind the revamped brand building strategy launched last year. VCCP will take over lead duties on the £20 million account from 18 Feet and...

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Advertising

Hires of the Week

Archibald/Williams The full-service Australian agency Archibald/Williams has appointed Chris Yong as managing director, with 

Yong bringing over 13 years experience in Australia and the UK to the agency.

 Prior to joining A/W, Yong was...

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Advertising

M&C Saatchi launch brand new agency

M&C Saatchi has announced it will be launching a brand new agency specialising in driving purchase conversion, with Michelle Whelan as managing director. The agency, which has yet to be named, will be opened in September, and will help brands better...

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Social Media

Facebook F8 Announcements

Say what you like about Facebook, but Mark Zuckerber's social media monopoliser has (for better or worse) become an integral part of our shared cultural heritage in recent years. Who amongst you, the media-savvy Creativepool reader, could honestly...

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Features

The Week In Advertising

THINK! - Drug Drive Paranoia No-one should underestimate the challenge of creating a decent public information film. Selling your audience tasty ice-cream is a walk in the park when compared with the task of changing people's lifestyle choices....

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Design

Grow your own designs (literally)

Whilst 3D printing has certainly expanded the horizons when it comes to personal design, one company has taken things a step further by designing a sustainable building material (essentially) from mushrooms. Mushroom Materials is a unique “Grow...

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Design

King's Cross asks the public for a little help

The King's Cross area of central London is currently in the midst of an incredible redevelopment that is seeing the area known for heavy industrial use for over 150 years being transformed into a vibrant new city quarter with new homes, shopping,...

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Design

The Caledonian Sleeper service gets a luxurious makeover

The London-to-Scotland rail Caledonian Sleeper service that exists to carry Londoners and Scots back and forth in great comfort, is to be given a complete overhaul with new branding by Weber Shandwick and new train interior designs from Ian Smith...

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Advertising

What are you capable of?

AMV BBDO has created a new integrated campaign for The Open University, the first since it won the OU account in a competitive pitch last year. Leagas Delaney was Open University’s previous pan-European ad agency, having won the account in...

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Design

HS2 shoots ahead with Design Visions

Former Design Council chief executive David Kester has been working with top designers such as Thomas Heatherwick, Paul Priestman, Simon Sankarayya and Sophie Thomas to create a complete “Design Vision” for the planned £42.6 billion...

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Advertising

Ad land fights back against homophobia

Hatred exists in many shapes and forms, but no form of hatred grinds my gears quite like bigotry. In such a supposedly enlightened age, despising another person simply because their beliefs or lifestyle don't align with yours should be completely...

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Advertising

How David Cameron proved the brilliance of a vintage strapline

David Cameron won't serve a third term as Prime Minister. We know because, he's just told us on the telly. Which is odd, as he hasn't yet won a second term. Many hope he doesn't. Anyway, there'll be plenty of time for political manoeuvring and...

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14 day celebration for creative, tech & converging industries

Digital Shoreditch Festival 2015 - register your Open House & get listed in The Source V4 now! Calling all studios, co-working spaces, venues, galleries, restaurants, maker spaces, cinemas, awesome meetup networks and more! Over 15,000 people from...

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Events

2015 Annual Launch Party

On 26th March, Creativepool will be hosting the Annual launch party at the cool offices of Mother London. We can’t wait for this exclusive gathering of the shortlisted companies and individuals, the panel of judges, and our sponsors where we'll...

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Advertising

Ogilvy & Hogarth join forces

Yesterday, Ogilvy & Mather announced an exciting partnership with Hogarth Worldwide, their sister WPP company. H&O (Hogarth & Ogilvy) is a new company, a joint venture between the two power houses that brings the resources and technology of the...

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Advertising

Maurice Lévy talks retirement and David Guetta

During the first day of Advertising Week Europe in London yesterday (March 23), Publicis Groupe head honcho Maurice Lévy spoke about his longstanding rivalry with WPP boss Martin Sorrell and dropped some not-so-subtle hints about his succession...

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Design

Meals on Wheels rolls in fresh identity

The Minneapolis branding and design firm Duffy & Partners has undertaken a thorough rebranding for the Meals on Wheels organisation in the US; a charitable organisation that provides healthcare, meals and company to elderly citizens who need it most....

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Advertising

Hannibal Lecter and Captain Picard lighten up

Modern television has long been heralded as “The new cinema.” With hit dramas such as Breaking Bad, Game Of Thrones and Broadchurch redefining what is possible in the medium of long-form drama, a medium which might lack the funding of its...

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Features

I’m donating my earnings from Creativepool to a guy in Nigeria

A few weeks ago, I urged you not to read my latest blog. So if you took my advice, well done, and I hope you enjoyed the five minutes of your life that I kindly gave back to you. If you didn’t, thank you for loving my writing too much. Note to...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe Live Streaming from the Newsroom Studio

Live from the Advertising Week Europe Newsroom Studio Stage Advertising Week Europe has 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops. World-class industry thought leaders take the Advertising Week stage to tackle the industry's issues...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe Live Streaming from St James's Church

Live from the Advertising Week Europe St James's Church Advertising Week Europe has 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops. World-class industry thought leaders take the Advertising Week stage to tackle the industry's issues and...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe Live Streaming from the ADARA stage

Live from the ADARA Stage in the Newsroom Advertising Week Europe has 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops. World-class industry thought leaders take the Advertising Week stage to tackle the industry's issues and opportunities...

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