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Inspiration

Have you seen the first ever website?

It was 1989 when a British scientist felt the need to automate information-sharing between scientists around the world. Until then, universities and institutes worldwide had struggled to share instant information and data about new scientific or...

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Inspiration

The Emotional Branding of Senso Creative | #CompanySpotlight

Specialised in print, video and digital media production and strategies, Senso Creative is an agency dedicated to developing creative and unique marketing communications for its clients. Coming all the way from Serbia, the team at Senso believes in...

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Workshop

We should start rewarding failure

Henry Ford believed that “failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Yes, that Henry Ford. The man we all know from history for being incredibly successful in the car business had actually failed...

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Features

We are the only ones to blame for the advertising/audience divide

Ever heard of the Pretentious-O-Meter? Neither did I, until earlier today. There is a known reality in the film industry that sees film critics as being constantly disconnected from the end audience. Ratings from critics are often unforgiving and...

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Workshop

How much should I charge as a Freelance Retoucher?

A guide to retouching rates, with tips and advice from experienced professionals in the industry Commercial Retouchers make the beautiful perfect. They are architects of polish, masters of design and how to present a product/campaign under the best...

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Inspiration

3 beautiful and inspiring trends for the future of animation

As technology progresses, the beautiful craft of animation becomes more and more advanced. We have now reached a level of detail close to photorealism, with Disney and Pixar leading the way in terms of production value in feature films. Raya and the...

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Features

Here's how Gamification will change advertising

You are having a stroll on the main high street, on your way to your favourite park in town. A few steps away from the main gates, you see a man running towards you. He looks scared. Click here to dodge him. Click here to stop him. You dodge the...

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Features

The future of freelancing is few, curated and collaborative

There is a common and shared belief amongst the top freelancers in the industry: a great career in design starts when you are able to say “No”. Once you’re past the initial hurdle of having to scramble for clients and projects, you...

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Leaders

How to reach a more inclusive online customer experience

Good user experience isn't measured by how attractive a website or application can be. There are a number of elements at play when designing effective online UX, but most of them run through clarity of communication and accessibility. Following the...

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Workshop

The secret to good UX may not be what you think

With the consumer world increasingly moving online, brands are being faced with the challenge of developing top-notch platforms to replace otherwise clunky and dated experiences. Long gone are the days of stiff, counter-intuitive and painful User...

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Features

Why freelancing is the future of work

The crest of the Covid redundancies wave may well be a thing of the past, but there is no denying that the impact of a pandemic on such a vast scale will be felt in the job market for years to come. With furloughs and lay-offs spreading across the...

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Features

The future of Product Design is ethical

One day, robots will inherit the earth. As machine learning and artificial intelligence make bigger leaps forward year on year, product design, UI and UX do so as well, by leveraging the power of machine intelligence to solve the world’s most...

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Leaders

Hybrid partnerships are the only answer to 'broken' agency models

If we are to change the 'broken' agency model, hybrid partnerships may be a great place to start. A hybrid partnership brings down any and every wall between client and agency, by fostering a collaboration between the brand and the agency's team....

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Leaders

"If you do it right, it will last forever" | #GettingToKnow

Founder & Creative Partner of ROOK/NYC Mark Christou is particularly attached to this famous quote by Massimo & Lella Vignelli, according to which quality will always win over time. Juggling a mix of client meetings and calls, projects and more on a...

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Features

Forget VR – The future of advertising is Mixed Reality

Virtual Reality is now. If most of the advertising industry hasn’t jumped on the VR ship yet, you can bet we will soon - or at least, as soon as those incredibly expensive headsets become a bit more affordable (or attractive?) for the general...

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