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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

McCann London - Subway Subway is releasing a new festive campaign to celebrate its limited edition new sub sandwich, the “Festive Feast,” which is packed with turkey, sausage, bacon, and cranberry sauce. The ad, created by McCann London,...

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Design

Designers light up the Thames for Illuminated River competition

Six shortlisted proposals have been unveiled for the Illuminated River design competition, which has seen 17 London bridges between Albert and Tower bridge lit up as part of a permanent light installation. Designs by six international teams,...

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Advertising

M&S and RKCR/Y&R feel the love in Mrs Claus Christmas campaign

Joining John Lewis, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and more in the festive fray, M&S launched its 2016 Christmas campaign over the weekend with the release of its highly anticipated “Christmas with Love, Mrs Claus” spot. “Christmas with Love” is its...

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Social Media

Trump's America: The Design Community Strike Back on Social Media

In the week following the 2016 US Presidential Election, many designers have responded to the news that Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States with shock, awe and amusement. We're be examining the latter today (but if you want...

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Inspiration

TARRA: A platform for women who create

A recent study by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture showed that only 15% of licensed architects around the world are female, despite an even split of male to female students in architecture schools. Likewise, 2011’s A List...

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Features

The world is coming to an end: Emojis are here to save us

A roundup of the most important news of the week in the advertising awards world. Twitter Awards Earlier this year, Twitter announced that it will launch its own advertising awards competition. No one was surprised there as its main competitor...

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Features

Because agencies can’t change on their own

The argument for diversity has been dining out for a long time now, with a lot of fat being chewed but no one quite swallowing. That is until a couple of big spenders, HP and General Mills, upped the ante with the threat of not spending their money...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Isobel Following another year of record growth, creative agency isobel has appointed Rob Forshaw and Daryl Fielding as non-execs to support the agency’s senior team as they look to further accelerate their growth in 2017. Forshaw, who is an...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Taylor Herring - The Week Junior The Week Junior magazine have hired creative PR agency Taylor Herring to promote the brand in its debut year. The campaign will highlight Britain’s “Knowledge Gap” on current affairs and will see...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: PAX - "The iPhone of Vaporizers"

In 2007, two Stanford Design Program graduates, James Monsees and Adam Bowen, came together and formed the company Ploom with the aim of innovating the portable vaporization market - an area which they rightly felt “lacked...

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Technology

Bjarke Ingels Group unveils Dubai Hyperloop designs

Bjarke Ingels Group has finally unveiled its designs for the world's first Hyperloop high-speed transportation system in Dubai. The design reveals a fleet of cubic pods, which will transport passengers to Hyperloop's main transport hub before being...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

Karmarama - Kerrygold's Karmarama is launching a gleefully optimistic new TV campaign for Kerrygold’s spreadable butter range, which is set to go live this weekend. The inspiration for the idea came from the fact that the home of Kerrygold is...

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Advertising

AKQA analyse your selfies for Watch Dogs 2

Every day, millions of selfies are posted and shared, without a thought given to the risks they may pose, with advances in technology turning every camera and every selfie into a potential data mine ripe for hackers to excavate. To capitalise on this...

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Advertising

DFS and krow tap Aardman to create iconic Christmas campaign

DFS; the UK’s biggest sofa manufacturer and retailer, has partnered with the Oscar-winning studio Aardman to create a multichannel advertising campaign that makes heroes of its talented team of craftsmen and women. Borrowing a trick from the...

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Entertainment

Taylor Herring bring the surface of Mars to Trafalgar Square

A replica landscape of the planet Mars was unveiled this week in London’s Trafalgar Square by the London-based creative PR agency Taylor Herring, as part of an ambitious campaign to promote the upcoming National Geographic docu-drama series...

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News

Site Update 7.1 - November 2016

As Creativepool evolves and transforms into a tool accelerating modern networking, the team is constantly evaluating the site to make it easier for you to keep track of what’s happening in your circles. Catch up on the latest release...

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