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Events

Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from IPA Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Colourful collaborations with Print All Over Me

Print All Over Me is a creative community of people turning virtual ideas into real world objects. They maximise technology to bring designs to life on their awesome e-commerce platform. This is real world collaboration and creation. We love it....

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Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from ITV Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Advertising

Cannes Lions name Samsung as Creative Marketer of the Year

Samsung Electronics, the Korean electronics giant responsible for the Galaxy smartphone range and seemingly every modern television that isn't either made by LG or Sony, was recognised this week as the most creative marketer of 2016 by the Cannes...

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Advertising Week Europe. Live Streaming from Sun Studio

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from Getty Images Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from The Guardian Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

RKCR/Y&R RKCR/Y&R has hired Tamsin Djaba as Strategy Partner as part of a realignment of the management structure at the agency. She joins the agency from Droga5 London where she worked as Strategy Director. At RKCR/Y&R, she will be responsible for...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

WCRS - Pride in London Pride in London has appointed WCRS to develop an integrated campaign to promote its 2016 festival, the focus of which is a central London parade on June 25. Pride in London is one of London’s biggest free events,...

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Advertising

adam&eveDDB and Waitrose attach a GoPro to a cow

Waitrose is launching an innovative new brand campaign featuring live footage from its farms, in an industry first, by attaching webcams to farm animals. The campaign, created by adam&eveDDB and Manning Gottlieb OMD, uses a selection of Go Pro and Go...

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Advertising

adam&eveDDB make a connection with The Financial Times

It's notoriously difficult to make finance seem exciting, which is why this latest brand campaign for The Financial Times by adam&eveDDB is so inspiring. The first ever fully integrated campaign for the world’s leading business news...

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Advertising

Cricket Brasil joins the MediaMonks Monastery

Brazilian digital technology company Cricket has become MediaMonks’ eighth international office. The company continues to produce digital work for the Brazilian market as MediaMonks São Paulo. The new office will support MediaMonks’...

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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

Energy BBDO Chicago - LG LG G5 Jason Statham It’s not just Ridley Scott and Liam Neeson who are stepping up to the plate for LG. Enter thoroughly British action hero Jason Statham, who has lent his rugged good looks and aggressive, cockney...

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Advertising

ANDY Awards 2016: The Big Winners

The 2016 International ANDY Awards took place in New York on Tuesday night, April 12th, and we have the lowdown on all the big winners, who were recognised at the prestigious awards for their bravery and creativity in the advertising and marketing...

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Advertising

Ogilvy Berlin turn Mein Kampf into an anti-fascists bible

Fascism is one hell of a buzzword, and if there could be one fascistic figurehead, it would undoubtedly by Adolf Hitler. Yes, many have accused Donald Trump of holding similar values as the man many still refer to as the most evil to have ever walked...

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Advertising

Cannes Lions announce diverse Celebrity Speaker line-up

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has released the full content programme which will run from 18-25 June, 2016. Talent from all walks of creativity will take to the stages at the Festival, which includes the specialist events...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: Wieden+Kennedy

Sparking Brilliance Spark Brilliance ft. Blaise Matuidi Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam unveiled two new campaigns for Nike's “Spark Brilliance” global football positioning recently. The brand's believes that brilliant football is contagious,...

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Advertising

These McCann cakes visualise the gender gap in a remarkable way

I like cake. This will not come as a surprise to anyone who has ever met, or even just caught sight of my perpetually expanding stomach in recent years, but I certainly do not like social inequality, so my head doesn't know quite what to make of this...

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Design

Seymourpowell unveil a vision of future first class air travel

Nobody enjoys long-haul plane journeys. They're cramped, noisy, either too hot or too cold, and it's almost impossible to get comfortable, even in first class. All this could very well change in the near future, however, if Seymourpowell has anything...

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Advertising

Mother London go even more epic for MoneySuperMarket

ITV viewers in the UK on Saturday night were treated to another outstanding show of talent as MoneySuperMarket premiered an Epic Dance Off with a difference as part of the broadcaster’s Proud to Present initiative. The latest instalment of the...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Aston Villa to Oi!

Wolff Olins - Oi! Wolff Olins has launched a new brand identity for the spectacularly named South American telecoms company Oi, which is centred on a a user-generated logo that reacts to the sound of the customer’s voice. In creating the...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Levi's & The 501 Jean

How do you make a brand timeless? It’s the million-dollar question in all branding conundrums. And folks trapped in the middle of the problem could do a lot worse than look to the Levi's 501 Case Study for inspiration. Levi's transition from...

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Features

What happens when the 'authenticity bubble' pops?

As consumers are hammered in the economic turbulence they seek stability, security and comfort amongst authentic brands. This pattern amongst consumers has led many brands to rethink their positions and consider existential questions regarding the...

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Technology

Will you be apart of a life-changing hackathon?

#BR2016 life-changing hackathon theme for 2016: How Can Technology Help Solve World Homelessness? Business Rocks 2016 will host a global hackathon in a bid to help solve the ever-growing problem of homelessness through technology. ​From...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Getting surreal with The Beautiful Meme

Self-confessed tricksters The Beautiful Meme create unexpected campaigns and images that stun viewers out of submission. With a pretty stellar list of clients including the V&A, Google, Innovate UK, Design Museum, Oaktree Capital, English National...

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Technology

The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

The Golden Nintendo As a self-confessed and unashamed nerd with a mean nostalgic streak, I have noticed of late that retro gaming is no longer the affordable pursuit it once was. It depends largely on whether or not you're a player or a collector of...

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Advertising

MIA teams up with H&M to encourage us to recycle our garments

Kicking off the first annual World Recycle Week on April 18, the goal of the “Rewear It” campaign, is to collect 1,000 Tons of used clothing at H&M stores worldwide, and keep them out of landfills by recycling them. It's rare indeed for...

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Features

Emojis: The most exciting thing since Hieroglyphics

Social media is a great leveller. Through shared images, links and a few key symbols, we all have the ability to speak the same language. Whether we understand Swahili, Spanish, or Swedish, social media can unite us in our passions as we share them...