The Voice of the Creative Industry

Browse the latest news, blogs and thoughts from across the creative sector.

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Michael C Place - Build

Founded in 2001, we are a London-based graphic design agency. Our strength is in producing bold, memorable and effective graphic design and communications- including for print, packaging, digital and moving image. We work for clients big & small,...

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Shelly Perkins

- View Shelly's Creativepool profile here Website: shellyperkins.co.uk Twitter: @ILLUSTRATIONSP Facebook: click here "I am a freelance illustrator based in rural Worcestershire. The majority of my work is for editorial clients with a monthly column...

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Clare Bishop

- View Clare's Creativepool profile here Website: clarelouisebishop.com "Clare is a creative retoucher based in London. Having for sometime worked for creative studios around London, both freelance and in-house, she made the daunting leap of starting...

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Simon Shaw - Exposure

What do you actually do? I am the Creative Director of exposure. We sometimes discuss amongst ourselves what it is a modern creative director does. At exposure my job falls into four main sections; idea architect, creative conductor, talent scout...

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Paul West - Imagination

What do you actually do? Transform business through creativity! I lead teams of talented creatives, developing unexpected ideas and solutions with a wide range of global brands, from digital design to environments, and experiential design to 360...

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Nick Stickland - ODD

"I like to think, ODD is the integrated creative agency specialising in consumer marketing for fashion and lifestyle brands." What do you actually do? Apply the direction of the client within the agency and the direction of agency within the...

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David Anthony Wood

- View David's Creativepool profile here Twitter: @hellodabwood Website: dabwood.tumblr.com "The illustrator critics are already calling "one of the many illustrators there are"" How long have you been a Freelancer for? I've been freelancing since...

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Natalie Nicklin

- View Natalie's Creativepool profile here Twitter: @natnicklin Facebook: facebook.com/NatNicklinArt Website: www.natnicklin.co.uk "Natalie Nicklin utilizes a wide range of processes within her work; from found images and photography to modern...

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David Ryan Robinson

Twitter: @DRyanR Blog: davidryanrobinson.blogspot.com Website: www.davidryanrobinson.com "I am a uk based illustrator and graphic designer who has been working freelance in the UK for a couple of years. I attended the University of Salford, where I...

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CP Spotlight - Thomas Knowler

- View Thomas's Creativepool profile here Twitter: @knowlerdraws Tumblr: knowlerdraws.tumblr.com Vimeo: vimeo.com/knowler Website: knowlerdraws.co.uk "British born, School of Visual Arts (NYC) trained Animator and Illustrator. Obsessed with space,...

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James Khan - Ice

What do you actually do? Design & manage exhibition, event & brand environments. What would you be doing if you weren't doing that? Mending and racing old cars. And probably wishing I was doing this instead. How did you get started in the...

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Simon Needham - ATTIK

What do you actually do? From a business standpoint, I'm involved in the day-to-day management of ATTIK. My title is Executive Creative Director, so I oversee all the creative that comes out of the agency. I evaluate creative, direct broadcast, and...

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Michelle Coomber - Medina Films

Michelle Coomber Director Medina Films medinafilms.com "Medina Films is a London-based production company creating high calibre documentaries, commercials and promos in the UK and internationally. We are global storytellers in a digital world."...

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Guy Duncan - Coca-Cola

"The Coca-Cola Company needs little introduction, but I can say I'm incredibly lucky to work for Jonathan Mildenhall who leads Content Excellence here in Atlanta, at a time when creativity and the development of excellent creative work is high on the...

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Oliver Maltby - The Chase

"The Chase is a creative consultancy, based in London, Manchester and Preston. We work mainly in branding but have done everything from a football stadium design to stamps. Our strength is the variety or work we produce. It's kept us in the top five...

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Simon Pendry - Blue Marlin

"Blue Marlin is the home of landing big ideas, which are at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on delivering relevant, unique and consistent experiences across brand touch points worldwide. Blue Marlin is an independent integrated...

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CP Spotlight Komson Yamshuen

- View Komson's Creativepool profile here Facebook: facebook.com/komson.yamshuen Twitter: @komsonba "Komson Yamshuen is a former awards winning art director who worked with leading advertising agencies in Thailand such as Young & Rubicam, Monday and...

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Steve Vranakis - Google

What do you actually do? Try to make cool stuff that matters. What would you be doing if you weren't doing that? Hanging out on Brighton beach with my kids. Is it true that the Google offices are furnished with awesome things like giant sweets...

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Spotlight - Silvia Bartoli - 3D Artist

- View Silvia,s Creativepool profile. "I,m a 3d character artist based in London. I specialise in character modeling, digital sculpting, texturing and concept design. As with any good character artist, since childhood I have intently drawn and...

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5 minutes with... Sophie Moore - Creative Partner at Flock

"First and foremost we’re a design and advertising agency. We look at our clients’ problems and solve them creatively." What do you actually do? A bit of everything as we’re a small but perfectly formed agency. I design. I project...

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5 minutes with... Jon Stutfield - Creative MD at BLISS

"We're a digital agency whose founding mantra was to be a pleasure to work with. In reality that means being honest, producing great work and achieving our clients' objectives. And being nice, but that just comes naturally to us." What do you...

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Spotlight - Max Polak - Art director

- View Max’s Creativepool profile “I started my creative career as a graffiti writer and was priveleged enough to work with the likes of Banksy, Revok & Aroe MSK. I then moved into fashion and worked as a graphics and branding designer...

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Spotlight - Peter Bowen - Illustrator

- View Peter's Creativepool profile. How long have you been a Freelancer for? A year and a half, but with over eight years' experience in total. Describe your work in one sentence. Sometimes with a slightly dark edge, though rarely without a...

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5 minutes with... Mark Anderson - Creative Director at We Love

"We Love... A fresh new take on what a digital creative agency can be... Progressive and flexible, driven and creative, we offer an alternative way forward in terms of design, strategy, attitude and ultimately deliverables. Our strength lies in our...

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Spotlight - Jonny Lawrence - Animator

- View Jonny’s Creativepool profile "Jonny Lawrence is an Animator & Concept/Storyboard Artist based in Kent. In 2010 he graduated from a BA (hons) in animation from UCA Farnham. Since graduation he had worked for a fitness company as an In...

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5 minutes with... Robin Arnold - Creative Director at Baron

"Barôn are a branding and digital agency based in Bolton. We are a small team of award winning designers and developers who strive to create contemporary, intelligent design." What do you actually do? We are a small team so a bit of everything...

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5 minutes with... Mark Ferguson -Director at Very Own Studio

"Very Own Studio is a small independent practice specialising in identity and graphic design for print and screen. It was formed by Mark Ferguson in 2009 in Manchester but is currently based in sunny Brighton." What do you actually do? I'm a...

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5 minutes with... Paul Boag - Co founder at Headscape

"I have always been rubbish at elevator pitches! But here goes... Headscape is a web design company that offers development, design and consultancy services. We have a broad client base from large public sector organisations to charities, higher...

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5 minutes with... Andrew J Brown - Creative Director at Brass

"A new agency 28 years young. Brass is a new breed of marketing communications agency. Using new insight, ideas and technology, we help clients succeed in a world of constant change." What do you actually do? Work on strategy and creative delivery...

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5 minutes with... Luke Taylor - Us

"Us is a multi-disciplinary design and direction studio, whose work covers brand identity, printed literature, advertising, motion, installations & web. We believe that projects should stem from good ideas no matter how big or small. In their studio...

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Spotlight - Adam Ismail - Graphic Designer

- View Adam's Creativepool profile. How long have you been a Freelancer for? About 4 years Describe your work in one sentence. My style is often conceptual, ranging from digital art and photo manipulation through to various other graphic design...

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Spotlight - Filip Zywica - Graphic Designer & Illustrator

- View Filip's Creativepool profile. ‘Born in Poland, Filip started doodling at an early age inspired by his dad (who, somehow, still wants to have nothing to do with it) and continued on throughout all his education, consequently failing to...

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Spotlight - John Aranda - Photographer

- View John's Creativepool profile. ‘The Philippines via California via London via a camera' How long have you been a Freelancer for? 2 years now, since graduating from Camberwell College of Arts in 2009. Describe your work in one...

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