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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Industry London-based global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Dominic Zammit as its first Head of Digital. Zammit will be responsible for Industry’s digital output, leading on strategy, content and delivery for clients across a range...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

CHI&Partners - Argos CHI&Partners and Argos are set to unveiled an incredibly fast-paced new spot this Saturday to promote the speed of the Argos “Fast Track, Same Day Delivery” service, which allows customers to choose from four...

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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Olly Starkey of four23

Following on from our Poolcast series at designjunction, we caught up with Olly Starkey, Head of Moving Image at four23. They are deeply rooted in immersive design so it was a no-brainer when they thought about being apart of the show this year. This...

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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Ben Rigby of Haberdashery

Following on from our Poolcast series at designjunction, we caught up with Ben Rigby, Co-Founder & Creative Director of Haberdashery. Haberdashery is a design practice that uses the power of light to create landmark sculpture, innovative products,...

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Design

Zeitguised launches dedicated Foam Studio commercial arm

Zeitguised is a German design studio that produce amazing hyper-real animation and CGI and have worked with some of the worlds biggest brands and broadcasters producing highly-stylised films and graphics, including: Absolut, Adobe IBM, Mercedes Benz,...

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Wieden+Kennedy London join the Honeycomb hive

Honeycomb has announced its latest major agency client in the shape of Wieden+Kennedy London, who will be using the new revolutionary delivering platform to broadcast their video advertising across the UK and Ireland. The transparent and...

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Advice

Why Creative Talks are So Important - Part 3: Productivity

Having covered how to get yourself out there and conquer networking, and realising the benefits of attending creative talks and events, we now turn our attention to getting going with the work in question. After all, starting at something, no matter...

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MEC asks you to 'Brave Your Bias' at Advertising Week New York

MEC has launched a global industry-wide initiative to celebrate difference and raise more visibility of inclusion as a critical business imperative. Debuting at New York’s Advertising Week, “Brave Your Bias” implores people to...

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Advertising

Publicis help The Village People swap YMCA for YOPA

YOPA, the fixed-fee estate agency, is launching a new TV advertising campaign this week starring 80s icons The Village People. The three 30-second adverts, which roll out nationally this week and are all featured below, are themed around the concept...

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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Pete Thomas of Tom Pigeon

Following on from our Poolcast series at designjunction, we caught up with Pete Thomas, one half of design duo Tom Pigeon. Pete runs the studio with his wife Kirsty Thomas. They met in the early 90s when they were working across a variety of design...

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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Jim Rokos

Not to long ago certain exhibition on Dyslexic Design caught our eye so when we got the chance to meet the exhibition’s founder, Jim Rokos, we were excited to learn more. The exhibition’s purpose is to remove the stigma of dyslexia, and...

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Inspiration

Back To School with some of Creativepool's Top 25

The leaves are turning a rusty shade of green and there’s very definitely a chill in the air which can only mean one thing: Autumn’s here. And so, after a summer of veritable freedom, we’re all heading back to our desks, ready to knuckle down...

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Advertising

British Arrows CRAFT Awards: Four days left to enter

All craftspeople working in moving image advertising have been issued a final call to enter the British Arrows CRAFT Awards before it’s too late. The awards, which celebrates its 20th year, is closing for all final entries this Friday...

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Design

Design Council Spark Awards: The Winners

The Design Council has announced the winners of its annual Spark Awards, which aim to bring life-enhancing product designs to market. This year sees four winning teams, who will each receive up to £50,000 in order to help make their concepts a...

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Events

designjunction spotlight 2016: Michael Sodeau

Following on from our Poolcast series at designjunction, we couldn’t pass the chance to meet Michael Sodeau, the event’s Creative Director. We talk about new materials seen this year, challenges like Brexit, and his thoughts behind...

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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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Events

Creative Debates: Agencies only talk about innovation

This year, Creativepool is back at Spikes Asia; the region's oldest and most prestigious festival of creativity, which has now grown into a glorious three-day celebration of inspiration and creative achievement and an unrivalled platform from which...

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