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Features

The importance of gamefulness to experience design

In working through a large, complicated project for an automotive client, my team at Critical Mass faced an experience design challenge that only a gamer could solve. The features we came up with were well-received by client stakeholders, but one...

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Creativepool Annual 2019 winners announced

The winners of the Creativepool Annual 2019 were announced last night at a celebratory event held at East London’s Banking Hall. Global industry figures and key members of the Creativepool network gathered at the exclusive venue to toast the...

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Top Hires of the Week

Mother Design Mother New York has announced that Mark Sloan has been named Head of Mother Design. He came over from TBWA\Chiat\Day, where he served for over three years as its director of design. Mark’s prior experience included working on a...

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Account Wins of the Week

The&Partnership - Secret Cinema The&Partnership London has been appointed as the full-service agency for Secret Cinema, who pioneered a new entertainment genre by mixing theatre and film to turn cinematic classics into immersive experiences. The...

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Top Hires of the Week

Stink Studios Stink Studios has grown its leadership team with the appointment of Kate Sutherland, L.A. Ronayne and Jim Hunt. Sutherland joins as Executive Producer from BBH, where she lead Digital Production. She was part of the successful team...

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Cannes Lions 2017: The Inaugural Creativepool Influencer Lunch

Every year, Creativepool celebrates the inspiring and innovative leaders that shape the future of the creative industry through the Top 100 Influencer List. To honor the success and champion the efforts of the men and women behind the best creative...

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Cannes Lions 2017: Duality of data with Grant Owens

We took a pit stop with Grant Owens, Chief Strategy Offficer at Critical Mass along the Croisette to talk about the duality of data, content and augmented reality. The last few years has seen a growth in the conversation around data, with Artificial...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

AKQA Italy Umberto Basso has been appointed as Managing Director of AKQA in Italy. Prior to this role, Umberto was Head of Emerging Technology at AKQA, and will now report into Matthew Bain, International Managing Director. Umberto will oversee AKQA...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Team Eleven - Explore Learning The award-winning private learning centre, Explore Learning, has appointed marketing agency, Team Eleven to develop its communication strategy for 2017 and beyond. Team Eleven has been tasked with reviewing Explore...

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Creative Debates: Is Brand Data Killing Creativity?

Creative Debates is a tonic to the endless one-way talks that are in abundance within our sector. The debates will tackle some of the most difficult questions and topics being faced by our industry, modelled on the old-school debate format with 2...

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Cannes Contenders 2016: Part 1

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