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Inspiration

Trailblazers: A little bit of magic at Mina Lima

When Miraphora (Mina) and Eduardo (Lima) met on the set of the first Harry Potter film back in 2001, they joined forces to imagine and create the graphic universe that would become the entire Harry Potter film series. After seven years working...

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Leaders

Grey and Mindshare go FAST together

Grey London and Mindshare have partnered to establish a bespoke unit that combines creative, data and media planning and buying to deliver adaptive, personalised, programmatic advertising at an unprecedented speed and scale. Called “Mindshare...

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Leaders

MediaCom gets smart about helping women back into work

Two leading lights from the UK fashion industry have urged business people from in and around Manchester to support a charity which helps dress women in need for job interviews and a brighter future. Betty Jackson, CBE and Jane Shepherdson, MBE (both...

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Leaders

Rimmel and BETC encourage us to stop 'getting' and start 'living'

Rimmel London has announced an evolution of their now iconic brand identity; “Get The London Look.” Created in collaboration with BETC London (the agency's first collaboration with Rimmel, having won the brand’s global advertising account last...

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Leaders

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Karmarama - Philadelphia Philadelphia, the Mondelez power brand and category leader, has appointed Karmarama as their new lead creative agency across Europe, following a competitive pitch at the end of last year. Philadelphia tasked agencies to...

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Leaders

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Publicis Groupe Publicis Groupe has announced, as predicted by many, that Arthur Sadoun, current head of Publicis Communications, will replace Maurice Levy as chairman and chief executive of Publicis Groupe on June 1. Levy, who has served as CEO of...

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Leaders

GS&P build a Virtual Space Hotel for Cisco in VR

Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P) have introduced a new ad campaign for Cisco dubbed the “Space Hotel.” The new campaign, featuring a 360 video virtual tour and product demo documentary, illustrates how Cisco Spark’s bold...

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Leaders

Top 10 Ads of the Week: Super Bowl Special

David&Goliath - KIA Kia is wasting no time in teasing its Super Bowl ad this year. After releasing two short teaser spots last week, the automaker has now released another teaser spot starring its celebrity spokesperson, Melissa McCarthy. The latest...

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Leaders

Grey London build an interactive drinking buddy for Beer52

Edinburgh-based craft beer club, Beer52.com, which delivers a different selection of beers to its members’ doors each month, is celebrating its February collaboration with the Stone brewery (voted the world’s best brewery on RateBeer) by...

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Leaders

Netflix get Abstract for the Art of Design series

Netflix has announced the launch of a new documentary series that takes an in-depth look inside the beating heart of the design industry, in much the same manner as their previous, critically acclaimed series, “Chef's Table,” looked at the world...

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Inspiration

Design Trends 2017: Upcycling

The concepts of building something out of nothing and finding gold in somebody else's garbage are very much at the heart of a trend that could very well be seen as a euphemism for 2017 as a whole, given the widespread disappointment with the...

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Leaders

Sound Sells

The psychology of persuasion - what makes us buy one product over another - has been widely researched and the importance of visual triggers in influencing buying decisions is widely understood. However, the importance of what we hear is often...

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Leaders

Designs unveiled for Moontopia, the self-sufficient lunar colony

Ever since the great space race of the 1960s, mankind has dreamt of living amongst the stars, and whilst the concept of lunar colonisation has been a mainstay of science fiction for decades, it's only recently that the idea appears to be broaching...

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Leaders

Copa90 lets brands 'buy audiences' with FC90

Copa90, the world's largest independent football business and definitive youth football brand, has launched an innovative new ad product that allows brands to buy into the company's audience share. Copa90 has more than 12 million subscribers globally...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Breaking the rules with Broken Fingaz Crew

Founded in 2001, multidisciplinary art collective, Broken Fingaz, is regarded as one of the first of its kind to emerge from Haifa, Israel. In over a decade working together the group have become renowned for an eye-catching style inspired by...

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Leaders

Entries For Kancil Awards 2017 Now Open (UPDATED)

Entry submissions for the Kancil Awards 2017 is now open, including for the first time in 20 years, social media-based entries. The Kancil Awards, which was traditionally held in the last quarter of the year, will from this year be a permanent...

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Industry

7 Reasons why you should enter the Annual 2017

1. You will get your work on the desks of the industry’s leading directors from around the world. The Annual physically gets your work in front of those people who have achieved ‘epicness’ throughout their career. As well as 165...

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Leaders

The President Trump Inauguration: Laughing Through the Tears

With Donald J. Trump set to claim the mantle of “World's Most Powerful Man” this afternoon, I thought it was about time to start laughing through the tears. So, instead of pontificating on the dark days ahead when the real estate tycoon,...

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Leaders

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

AB - Exeter University Leading South West digital marketing agency, AB, has formed a new partnership with Exeter University, which will see the agency help to deliver two digital marketing courses to the next generation of marketers. A total of 130...

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Leaders

Top 10 Hires of the Week

m/SIX m/SIX has hired Alistair MacCallum, former CEO at Omnicom’s M2M, as its UK Chief Executive, allowing Jess Burley to focus on her role as Global CEO. m/SIX, which is a joint venture between The&Partnership and GroupM, experienced strong...

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Leaders

Airbus planning to test Flying Cars by the end of 2017

In a move that will delight anyone who has ever seen Back to the Future 2 or The Fifth Element, Airbus is reportedly planning to test self-piloted personal aircraft by the end of the year, primarily as a means of reducing traffic on inner-city roads....

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