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Design

Leonardo Di Caprio turns his hand to Furniture Design

Leonardo Di Caprio has become the latest celebrity to branch out into the world of design with a limited-edition (and probably incredibly expensive) drinks cabinet based on traditional Brazilian jewellery. Di Caprio's “Ziggy” cabinet...

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Advertising

Avios and British Airways offer a VR Tour of Madrid

Avios and British Airways are launching a new virtual reality campaign to encourage people to collect Avios when booking flights to Madrid with British Airways. The campaign features a 360 degree VR video allowing users to visit the city from the...

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Events

ONE EXTRAORDINARY DAY IN BRANDED CONTENT - BOOK NOW

EARLY BIRD ENDS SOON! For the first time ever, the BCMA brings you an exclusive event in the midst of BVE 2017 on March 2nd 2017. This is a unique opportunity to hear from and connect with the leaders of the Branded Content business. The paid for...

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Advertising

Danone partners with Spotify in exclusive musical campaign

Danone Light & Free is joining forces with Spotify for a year-long partnership to build connections between the Greek-style yoghurt brand and music fans. Spotify has partnered with the brand to offer unique music prizes throughout 2017 where an...

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Advertising

Virgin Trains launch innovative data-driven DOOH Campaign

Virgin Trains on the east coast is launching an innovative data-driven, dynamic Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) campaign aimed at car drivers to remind them that there is a stress free, fast, viable alternative. The reactive campaign automates messages...

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Design

J. Walter Thompson, Grayson Perry and the GSA turn Ash to Art

In a Campaign created by J. Walter Thompson London, 25 leading international artists, including Simon Starling, Sir Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry, Cornelia Parker, Jenny Saville, David Shrigley and Douglas Gordon have used materials retrieved from...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: A little bit of magic at Mina Lima

When Miraphora (Mina) and Eduardo (Lima) met on the set of the first Harry Potter film back in 2001, they joined forces to imagine and create the graphic universe that would become the entire Harry Potter film series. After seven years working...

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Advertising

Grey and Mindshare go FAST together

Grey London and Mindshare have partnered to establish a bespoke unit that combines creative, data and media planning and buying to deliver adaptive, personalised, programmatic advertising at an unprecedented speed and scale. Called “Mindshare...

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Economy

MediaCom gets smart about helping women back into work

Two leading lights from the UK fashion industry have urged business people from in and around Manchester to support a charity which helps dress women in need for job interviews and a brighter future. Betty Jackson, CBE and Jane Shepherdson, MBE (both...

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Advertising

Rimmel and BETC encourage us to stop 'getting' and start 'living'

Rimmel London has announced an evolution of their now iconic brand identity; “Get The London Look.” Created in collaboration with BETC London (the agency's first collaboration with Rimmel, having won the brand’s global advertising account last...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Karmarama - Philadelphia Philadelphia, the Mondelez power brand and category leader, has appointed Karmarama as their new lead creative agency across Europe, following a competitive pitch at the end of last year. Philadelphia tasked agencies to...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Publicis Groupe Publicis Groupe has announced, as predicted by many, that Arthur Sadoun, current head of Publicis Communications, will replace Maurice Levy as chairman and chief executive of Publicis Groupe on June 1. Levy, who has served as CEO of...

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News

GS&P build a Virtual Space Hotel for Cisco in VR

Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P) have introduced a new ad campaign for Cisco dubbed the “Space Hotel.” The new campaign, featuring a 360 video virtual tour and product demo documentary, illustrates how Cisco Spark’s bold...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week: Super Bowl Special

David&Goliath - KIA Kia is wasting no time in teasing its Super Bowl ad this year. After releasing two short teaser spots last week, the automaker has now released another teaser spot starring its celebrity spokesperson, Melissa McCarthy. The latest...

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Advertising

Grey London build an interactive drinking buddy for Beer52

Edinburgh-based craft beer club, Beer52.com, which delivers a different selection of beers to its members’ doors each month, is celebrating its February collaboration with the Stone brewery (voted the world’s best brewery on RateBeer) by...

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Design

Netflix get Abstract for the Art of Design series

Netflix has announced the launch of a new documentary series that takes an in-depth look inside the beating heart of the design industry, in much the same manner as their previous, critically acclaimed series, “Chef's Table,” looked at the world...

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Trends

Design Trends 2017: Upcycling

The concepts of building something out of nothing and finding gold in somebody else's garbage are very much at the heart of a trend that could very well be seen as a euphemism for 2017 as a whole, given the widespread disappointment with the...

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Features

Sound Sells

The psychology of persuasion - what makes us buy one product over another - has been widely researched and the importance of visual triggers in influencing buying decisions is widely understood. However, the importance of what we hear is often...

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Design

Designs unveiled for Moontopia, the self-sufficient lunar colony

Ever since the great space race of the 1960s, mankind has dreamt of living amongst the stars, and whilst the concept of lunar colonisation has been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, it's only recently that the idea appears to be broaching...

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Advertising

Copa90 lets brands 'buy audiences' with FC90

Copa90, the world's largest independent football business and definitive youth football brand, has launched an innovative new ad product that allows brands to buy into the company's audience share. Copa90 has more than 12 million subscribers globally...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Breaking the rules with Broken Fingaz Crew

Founded in 2001, multidisciplinary art collective, Broken Fingaz, is regarded as one of the first of its kind to emerge from Haifa, Israel. In over a decade working together the group have become renowned for an eye-catching style inspired by...

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