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Awards

The 4th Annual Lovie Awards Show

The 4th Annual Lovie Awards was an amazing night to remember celebrating the very best of the European web. Comedian and TV presenter Mark Dolan was our host on the night, handing Special Achievement awards to Jamie Oliver, Sophie Wilson (ARM...

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Advertising

UGG go all out for Christmas

UGG Australia, the brand known for their ubiquitous sheepskin boots, hopes to “Transform the art and magic of gift-giving,” with a new festival, multi-channel campaign from M&C Saatchi LA. Dubbed, “Twinkling Lights,” the campaign seeks to...

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Technology

Amnesty International block big brother

Amnesty International, the human rights charity, recently unveiled a new tool that will allow users to detect government surveillance. The “Detekt” tool, which can be downloaded for free via a bespoke website, detects most well known...

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Design

Rethinking the way kings are made

A unique collaboration between the premium vodka brand, Grey Goose and artist, Kehinde Wiley will culminate in a series of events during the Miami art fair next month. The acclaimed artist will be displaying portraits in his “Modern Kings of...

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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

Redscout Innovation agency Redscout recently announced it will be opening a new office in London to be run by Jason Cobbold as managing director. Cobbold joins the agency from Publicis London, where he had served as deputy managing director since...

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Advertising

B&Q unleash Christmas

B&Q is adding its Christmas ad to the festive fray with a new spot from WCRS that takes a less serious and emotional route than competing campaigns from Sainsbury's and John Lewis, and aims to “Put the fun back into Christmas” with...

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Advertising

Bono wants to save the world. Again.

U2 frontman and enthusiastic philanthropist, Bono, has teamed up with a host of celebrity friends and well-wishers in a film highlighting the Ebola epidemic. The film was launched on Wednesday (November 19) alongside the Ebola Response Tracker on the...

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Features

This Week In Advertising

When Creativepool went looking for a fine fellow to write a column called ‘The Week In Advertising’, it made very good sense to search for a writer with a calm perspective and a measured, balanced approach. Well, they were all busy, so...

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Technology

Could you spend 28 days living in virtual reality?

British artist, Mark Farid, plans to give up a month of his life to virtual reality with a crowd-funded campaign. The plan is for Farid to remain in one room for 28 days and experience every moment through the eyes of another person (a living...

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Advertising

TBWA remain airborne in Singapore

TBWA Worldwide has managed to hold on to one of the most coveted advertisers in Asia after it was announced yesterday that its Singapore Airlines (SIA) contract had been renewed without a pitch. There was speculation that the airline could be putting...

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Technology

ClearPeople announce new Senior Leadership dream team

The award-winning independent, creative, digital and technology consultancy ClearPeople, has just announced a new Senior Leadership team that will include Wesley Hogg as digital strategy services director, Luke Smith as cloud services manager, and...

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Design

World Rugby gets a much needed facelift

This year's International Rugby Board World Rugby Conference and Exhibition (that's a mouthful) concluded with the first official unveiling of the new logo and look of the board's freshly named “World Rubgy” group. The rebranding process...

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Social Media

Give a Crap this World Toilet Day

Some of the richest people in the world are being urged on social media to show that they “Give a crap” about clean water by WaterAid, the international charity that transforms “Millions of lives every year with clean water, safe...

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Advertising

Europcar adopt a fresh digital Persona

The car rental firm, Europcar, recently announced that it would be shifting its digital advertising strategy, beginning with a campaign that uses Affectv's Persona Discovery Platform. Affectv is a digital advertising agency that calls itself an...

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Advertising

FedEx and AMV/BBDO heat up China

FedEx, the American global courier delivery service, is looking to bolster interest in its UK division with a new film featuring the famed Nevisian hot sauce maker Llewellyn Clarke, whose “Hot Pepper Sauce,” is shown travelling from the...

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Advertising

Publicis Worldwide adopts another Australian child

The Australian digital agency, Pusher, has announced a partnership with Publicis Worldwide, with the agency's 17 Sydney staff and eight Brisbane staff set to move into Publicis offices, and two staff members opening an office in Melbourne off the...

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Advice

The marketing opportunities most airports are missing

10. Travelators You know travelators, those flattened escalators that serve as moving pavements. Well, it’s not unusual to find static print ads along their route, but I’m suggesting the actual moving steps would be ideal ambient media....

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Advertising

M&C Saatchi finally crack New York

After two unsuccessful attempts to crack the highly competitive New York market, the London-based M&C Saatchi have finally made some headway. It was announced earlier this morning, that the agency had bought a minority stake in the successful New...

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Advertising

The Most Influential Black Person in Britain

Karen Blackett OBE, chief executive of WPP's MediaCom, has recently been named “The Most Influential Black Person in Britain” by Powerlist magazine, but the 43-year old leader of the UK's largest media agency still thinks it's odd that...

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Technology

Facebook go to work and connect developing world

Though Facebook has already monopolised the social media market when it comes to our personal lives, it appears Mark Zuckerberg isn't content on stopping there. Sources familiar with the matter have hinted liberally at Facebook's plans to build a...

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Advertising

Razorfish aquires one of the coolest offices ever

It was announced yesterday that select Nurun offices will be joining Razorfish Global, the new Publicis Groupe network ran by Razorfish and Rosetta. The move arrives following the announcement of the Publicis Groupe's recent acquisition of the global...

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Inspiration

10 Facts: How to create a successful brand

“Whether you’re a business looking for more success or tasked with developing brands, having a clear focus will save you time, money and tears.” The team at TEN Creative has designed a handy infographic and guide to share. 1....

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Advertising

What do Lionel Messi and Neil Patrick Harris have in common?

The answer to the headline question is simple; they both appear in groundbreaking new campaigns, with one starring in a campaign for an international airline, and the other starring in a campaign for a 90-year-old fashion brand. Neil Patrick Harris,...

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Technology

Uber hits Leeds and courts Spotify

Uber is the revolutionary taxi service that's taken the US by storm and is set to make a similar impression over here as it moves into its third English City; Leeds, following successful debuts in London and Manchester. The Uber technology platform...

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Advertising

Grey Singapore is awarded for 'human calligraphy'

At this year's New York Festival Global Awards, the plate was swept almost clean by Grey Group Singapore, with the Asia Pacific branch of the international advertising agency taking home five Global awards, three finalist certificates and the...

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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

Landor Stuart Sproule will be leaving TBWA for Landor Associates according to an announcement made yesterday by the global brand consulting firm. Sproule will report the Landor CEO Lois Jacobs at its New York office on Monday as the new president of...

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Advertising

Business Roundup

Lida Lida was recently awarded a £5 million direct and digital fundraising account for Oxfam after a competitive pitch against Rapp, Atomic and the incumbent agency, WPB Chameleon. The London-based direct marketing agency will be tasked with...

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Advertising

Amazon take the Kindle to India

Amazon are launching its first campaign in India for the Kindle Paperwhite, with the aim of finally making e-reading acceptable in India. The campaign from Leo Burnett agency Orchard Advertising, focuses on a 3-minute digital film called...

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Technology

Vodafone take on Virgin in broadband and TV wars

Vodafone is set to take on Virgin and Sky, using its business fibre network and BT Openreach infrastructure. The announcement follows a period of significant growth for the telecoms company, who nudged up their full-year core earnings forecast to...

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Technology

Yellow Pages Rebrand, will they make a comeback?

Chances are, if you grew up in the 1980's and 90's, you're well aware of the Yellow Pages. For those of you too young to remember a time when it took 10 minutes to log onto the internet; the Yellow Pages was a vast tome, delivered free to each...

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Advertising

Rubicon Project claim Quantcast's top honours

Leading advertising automation company Rubicon Project, was recently named as the number 1 ad platform in the world by Quantcast, the audience measurement company that draws its statistics from more than half a billion people worldwide. Quantcast...

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Technology

YouTube's Key, the future of online music

YouTube, the infinitely successful video streaming site now owned by Google, announced a new service yesterday, which might well out-do Spotify at their own game. If it lives up to its own hype that is. YouTube Music Key attempts to radically alter...

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Awards

Creativepool breaks LinkedIn's stranglehold on innovation

- Creative Industry Network Named ‘Best Innovation’ in Online Recruitment Award - London - 21 November 2014. Creativepool, an industry network for the creative industry where companies and individuals showcase and share their work,...

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Design

Singapore, a new age of creativity

An hour or two at Singapore airport on a stop over to Indonesia or Oceania is often the closest that people ever get to visiting Singapore. Their loss. One of the only pieces of trivia people know about Singapore is that chewing gum is illegal, but...

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Economy

Pizza Hut attempt to “Reinvent the Pizza”

Far from simply unveiling a couple of new flavours and a slight revamp of the old logo, Pizza Hut has been given a complete face-lift with ten new flavours of crust, five new ingredients, four new “Drizzles”, eleven new recipes and the...

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