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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

B-Reel London - Gemfields Rather slim pickings this week, as ad land rallies to nurse its collective hangover from the Cannes Lions and the Brexit vote. Up first is this quite remarkable campaign from creative agency B-Reel & B-Reel Films. Together,...

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Benefit and ODD create the perfect brow with The Great Browdini

Benefit Cosmetics has partnered with ODD, the creative agency that specialises in helping the world's best-loved fashion and lifestyle brands translate their ambitions into results, to introduce “The Great Browdini.” This fashionable...

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Cannes Lions 2016: The Grand Prix Winners

While the 2016 Cannes Lions has been and gone, now that the dust has settled, and we've all gotten over our collective hangover, let's take a gander at all 27 of the major winners from the festival. Below you'll find every 2016 Cannes Lions Grand...

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Social Media

The refugee crisis story on NBC news

The Londoner was working in central Afghanistan when he stepped on a landmine and lost both legs and an arm five years ago. He has endured more than 30 operations since then. "I understand what it is to suffer from war," the 44-year-old said as he...

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Trends

Can AI produce original content?

A story caught my eye this morning: ‘In Japan, an artificial intelligence has been appointed creative director.’ Yes, you read correctly. This is the news that McCann Japan has created a robot, AI-CD β, that can analyse creative...

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Design

Six stellar brands at #djKX

Take a look at some of the leading international design brands on show at Cubitt House - the ultimate trade destination during #LDF16. Featuring more than 70 exhibitors, Cubitt House will showcase cutting-edge furniture and accessories, as well as...

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Features

Information Animation from Nucco Brain

Member Agency and storytelling studio Nucco Brain created an animation-led internal comms campaign for John Lewis, to educate partners about a new pension scheme. We spoke to Managing Director, Stefano Morrone, about how the agency approached the...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: Droga5

London office has a very cynical and satirical response to Brexit Unless you've been living under the an actual rock for the last few days, even if you live outside of Europe, you'll undoubtedly have heard of the the current turmoil that's been...

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MEC Manchester's Wavemaker start-up hub claims two more winners

MEC Manchester announced this week that Never No and Flow XO have won the opportunity to work within its new MEC Wavemaker start-up hub, following a competition held at the search, analytics and social conference SASCON last week. The two start-ups...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Getting text heavy with Andrei Robu

Andrei Robu is a designer and artist who focuses on experimental typography. With over 15 years of experience as a brand designer, Robu has worked with many big names including Bloomberg, Nike Jordan, Wired, ESPN, The Golden Globes and Visa. His work...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Pride to Popcorn

Bompas & Parr - Propercorn Institute of Flavour Bompas & Parr has designed popcorn brand Propercorn’s new month long pop-up, “Institute of Flavour.” Based in Soho, London, the pop-up features a popping room and kitchen where...

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Economy

The creative industry responds to the effects of Brexit

“The situation can be (in broad terms) broken down as such: Bigots voting for economic isolation, and a grave instability the people who will actually live to see it (for the most part) don't want. Politics is broken. We are not governing...

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Events

Cannes Lions 2016: Finding the secrets with Nick Turner

Out on the sunny deck of Hotel Le Canberra, Michael Tomes finally met Nick Turner, CCO of Razorfish & Sapient, who has been on our radar for quite awhile. He’s very seriously in Cannes this year to hunt for amazing new talent and use the...

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Events

Watch the sunset on the Pool Party Cannes 2016

Wednesday 22nd June 2016, Creativepool co-hosted with Greenlight and friends from Creative Translation, Made For Digital and Ground Control the annual Pool Party Cannes event at Hotel Le Canberra. The exclusive evening invited industry leaders and...

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Cannes Lions 2016 Network of the Year goes to Ogilvy & Mather

Whilst the final days of the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity might have been coloured a little by results coming out of the UK on Friday morning, it can't be denied that it was a pretty incendiary year, especially when it came to...

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Design

North rebrands Tate to attract young audience

In an effort to not only unify the numerous galleries, but to engage a younger audience with the museums, North has refreshed the logo for cultural organisation (and institution) the Tate. The new visual identity is being rolled out across all...

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Account Wins of the Week

PHD - Volkswagen PHD has won the £2 billion business through building trust and a planning-based approach. Major account wins rarely come out of the blue, but PHD’s victory in what will almost certainly turn out to be the biggest global...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

RKCR/Y&R RKCR/Y&R has completed its senior management triumvirate by promoting Emily James to the role of Chief Strategy Officer. James, who was previously Head of Strategy, joins CEO Jon Sharpe and newly appointed CCO Jonathan Burley on the...

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Cannes Lions 2016: Thursday's Top Highlights

AKQA announce Future Lions winners AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions yesterday. Future Lions challenges students to come up with an idea that would not have been possible three years ago for...

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News

Cannes Lions 2016: Thursday's Instagram Highlights

It is the final day with celebration of awards and creative spirit, listening to the final talks and the gathering of adland. Swag fashion to begin with: @advancedstyle: Spotted this guy wearing a matching tropical button down and shorts. This is...

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Events

Creative Debates: Are External Production Partners Worth It?

Creative Debates is a tonic to the endless one-way talks that are in abundance within our sector. The debates, which took place during the 2016 Cannes Lions festival, will tackle some of the most difficult questions and topics being faced by our...

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Rufus Leonard mount one final REMAIN campaign

It's finally here. June 23. EU Referendum day. A day that will live in infamy whatever the outcome. The last few months have seen a dramatic escalation in propaganda from both sides. So much so that's it's genuinely difficult to know who to believe....

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Cannes Lions 2016: Wednesday's Top Highlights

Before we begin discussing the fifth day of the 2016 Cannes Lions, if you want to keep track of all the award winners, you can keep checking the “Just Announced” page on the official Cannes Lions website for all award wins as and when...