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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

Grey London - Go Ahead! #SnackSmart This lively new spot for Go Ahead! Biscuits is directed by Blink Production's The Bobbsey Twins from Homicide, and supports the brand’s relaunch, encouraging consumers to make smart snacking choices through...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: 72andSunny

Unifying the Power of Play To promote its range of merchandise for Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” blockbuster, US department store Target has pegged 72andSunny to create a campaign highlighting the “Unifying Power of...

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Design

Getty Images named as official IOC photographic agency

Getty Images and the International Olympic Committee have announced a new long-term agreement, with Getty Images set to serve exclusively as the official photographic agency of the IOC and as the Official Imagery Supplier to the IOC. The extension of...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Shakespeare to Gü

MultiAdaptor - Shakespeare Lives MultiAdaptor has created the identity for the British Council’s Shakespeare Lives campaign, which marks the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Shakespeare Lives is an international programme of...

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Technology

Amazon Dash Button Hacks

When the Amazon Dash Button first came out in early 2015, everyone thought it was an April Fool’s joke. And whilst the wi-fi connected ‘order-automators' (available to all Amazon prime members) impressed with their ease of use, they never...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Mixing old & new with Say What Studio

Benoit Berger and Nathalie Kapagiannidi are the creative duo behind Say What Studio. The pair mix vintage styles with modern designs to create super fresh typography, art direction and design from their Paris studio. We asked them about their unique...

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Design

Stella McCartney unveils triumphant and patriotic Team GB kit

Whilst it might not mean quite as much as their athletic achievements, there is something to be said for a team that looks good and (perhaps most importantly) like an actual team. As such, in order to make sure our athletes properly represent the...

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Ogilvy&Mather immerse us in historical sites destroyed by ISIS

Over the last several years, countless historical sites have been lost to the ages due to conflict and natural disasters. It's not just the buildings and artefacts that are taken either, but the heritage and culture behind them that has been left...

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Features

The Revamp of Classical Animation: is 2D really the cool factor?

The Coke Ad looks cool, uh? The new Coke campaign, featuring a lively dog and its not-so-lively owner is a celebration of the most Disneyesque style of animation (with an hint of the golden-age of Dreamworks too) by the amazing guys at Psyop. In...

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News

Creative Circle Awards 2016 Winners Announced

AMVBBDO awarded Creative Agency of The Year and Gold of Golds for Currys PC World's Spare The Act Laptop spot. The winners of the 2016 Creative Circle Awards were announced last night at the Roundhouse. The event was once again hosted by the...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Droga5 London Droga5 London has announced the promotions of two key creatives. Creative Directors Rick Dodds and Steve Howell will assume the roles of Executive Creative Directors, reporting to Chief Creative Officer David Kolbusz, effective...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Solve - V Foundation for Cancer Research Following a national agency search and competitive review, Solve has been awarded the account for The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Based in Cary, NC, The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in...

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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

CHI & Partners - The Times The Times and The Sunday Times The Times and The Sunday Times have partnered to create their first joint brand campaign, which aims to bring to life the focus of their joint journalistic efforts. Created by CHI&Partners...

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Advertising

D&AD and Leo Burnett are on the hunt for New Blood

D&AD, who recently hosted the first ever D&AD Festival at the Truman Brewery in east London, have now announced their intentions to mount a search in the big smoke for untapped creative talent. D&AD are on a mission to find it and deliver a fresh...

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Design

Budapest100: Steampunk ATM Machines & Tunnels into the Sky

Budapest100 is an urban civil festival organised annually to celebrate the 100 year-old buildings of Budapest. During the festival on April 16 and 17, the 120-year old Nagykörút (Grand Boulevard) was the focus of the program. The...

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Advertising

J. Walter Thompson bank on the power of nostalgia for Philadelphia

Nostalgia is a powerful thing that's often difficult to fully comprehend or even recognise. We are all, to some extent, hardwired to react positively to things that take us back to our own personal halcyon days, and negatively to things that remind...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: FCB

Project:Nose With a 40% smaller brain area that perceives odour when compared to females, the male olfaction is less sensitive on average. Nivea Men used this insight, and the scientific fact that men generally sweat more and can't smell their own...

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Design

LACMA let fans bathe in Purple Rain in honour of Prince

2016 has not been a good year for music, and I'm not talking about the fact that Justin Bieber continues his ungodly ascent or the fact that I failed to get tickets for next month's Radiohead gigs. I'm referring, of course, to the simply unfair spate...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: 3 companies celebrating original craft

Today’s Brand Case Studies celebrates not one but three different creative makers and craftspeople who are forging new paths in the spirit of the old ways. We’re a fan of highlighting smaller brands who contribute to - rather than add to...

 
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