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Looking back on Annual 2020

Shiny covers have started to flood our social channels, as the trophies for last year’s Annual 2020 reach our winners this week. Looking back on the year that’s just been, it’s hard to say this wasn’t somewhat of an...

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Andrea Lennon on why we should value togetherness while apart

Hearing Critical Mass EVP and managing director Andrea Lennon speak about her team, you would figure it is the most looked after bunch of creatives in the world. And you wouldn't be too far from the truth. Among a number of other awards this year,...

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Creativepool Annual 2020 winners announced

The fifth Creativepool Annual celebrates the best in the industry from 2019 The full list of Annual 2020 winners has been released, featuring people and companies who have achieved creative excellence in the past year. Now in its fifth running year,...

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Leaders

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...