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Design

AllofUs create new digital platform for the Serpentine Galleries

AllofUs has created a new web-based app for the Serpentine Galleries in order to engage visitors with a unique interactive experience. The Serpentine Galleries rank amongst the most popular art venues in London, and have been hosting all manner of...

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News

Cannes Lions 2016 top speaking sessions to get ahead

There's lots to enjoy and soak up at the Cannes Lions festival, so much so that it can all be a little overwhelming. This is especially true when it comes to the various talks happening throughout the week. Here, we've collected a few of the more...

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Features

#fansofcannes: This Girl Can

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Easier said than done for more than 2000 years in all aspects of life, not least communications. Perhaps quoting scripture is heavy however for me, the most noteworthy work from the...

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Video Games

#TechTuesday: Microsoft @ E3 2016

Every June, the gaming industry converges on the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, affectionately known to gamers worldwide as E3. The expo has, in parallel to the industry itself, grown from rather humble...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: Hooch, Homes and Health Clubs

Greenspace - Anthology Deptford Foundry The Greenspace consultancy has created the branding for a new London housing development, and is hoping to tell the story of the area through its work. The Deptford Foundry in south-east London is made up of...

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Video Games

#TechTuesday: Sony @ E3 2016

Every June, the gaming industry converges on the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, affectionately known to gamers worldwide as E3. The expo has, in parallel to the industry itself, grown from rather humble...

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Advertising

Brand Case Study: H&M need to #REWORKIT

Back in April, H&M hosted World Recycle Week, an initiative designed to promote sustainability in fashion and to ‘Close The Loop’ on the thousands of items of clothing that are cast aside on landfill every year. But whilst the campaign...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Consuming creative eye-candy with FOREAL

FOREAL is a young German design studio with a creative focus on illustration and art direction founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster. We love their style - it's intense, but super fun and eye catching as the duo strive to transform each of...

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Events

Embassy of Dutch Creativity goes to Cannes Lions

Creativepool is the media partner of the Dutch Digital Agencies and the #Like ADutchie talks in Cannes this year. Come along and connect with the Dutch and the creative community from Amsterdam and enjoy drinks and bites and get inspired...

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Advertising

MullenLowe Profero launches in Brazil

Following a hugely successful 2015 with global growth over 30%, MullenLowe Profero has announced the formal launch of its Brazilian office. The launch of MullenLowe Profero in Brazil is an opportunity to create a world class digital hub for the...

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Economy

MullenLowe London get Frank About Women with global survey

It's a sad fact indeed, but globally, women are still paid around 70% less than men. This is especially shocking considering how women will control almost two thirds of consumer wealth in the next decade. Smart brands seeking to build relationships...

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Technology

The latest updates in the VR landscape

With E3 commencing this week, and the eyes of the tech world honed in on LA, I thought it was about time to take a look at some of the more esoteric news stories of the past week regarding virtual reality, which is bound to be the presiding HOT TOPIC...

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Advertising

McCann London create new trainer and Norman Walsh exhibition

McCann London has teamed up with iconic British sports show brand, Norman Walsh, to create a trainer inspired by the agency’s iconic art deco building on 7-11 Herbrand Street. The “Herbrand Seven-Eleven” trainer, in the distinctive...

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Events

Cannes Lions 2016 top parties you must attend

Razorfish Reception 16.00-18.00 Monday 20 June Majestic Terrace East Cocktails and canapés will be on the menu directly following their main stage presentation. Samih Fadli is hosting the event, and will be on hand for discourse about how...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

MeringCarson This week, MeringCarson, the advertising agency focused on brands, companies and organisations who are in the business of experiences - destinations, products, entertainment, and social movements, announced the promotion of two long...

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Technology

Seymourpowell get serious about modular technology

Modular technology, or at least the idea behind it, speaks to the creative sparks in all of us. The feeling that our belongings really 'belong' to us can also be amplified inexorably by customising our clobber, so it's only natural that the concept...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Things Unlimited - Aussie Bodies Things Unlimited, the social first marketing agency owned by Creston Unlimited, has picked up the UK launch of Australia’s number one Lo Carb active nutrition brand Aussie Bodies. The agency won the business...

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Features

#fansofcannes: Our/Vodka

Here’s a brand with bold ambition and a clear vision: to become the world’s first global brand with local roots. And arguably, this is what it has achieved. At a time when the term ‘craft’ immediately caused people to switch...

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Advertising

The&Partnership shines a light on Parental Illiteracy

Literacy Partners, a nonprofit organisation providing free literacy classes to low-income parents, has teamed up with New York-based communications agency, The&Partnership, to create the “What Kids Read” campaign, which brings attention to...

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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

Taylor Herring - Pimms Jelly Good Show Whilst not technically an ad, I couldn't possibly help but kick things off this week with this wonderful activation by Taylor Herring for Pimms. It would be unpatriotic of me to do otherwise! What the summery...

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Economy

Tony Blair asked AllofUs to reinvent his educational platform

The internet is, by and large and on balance, a force for good in the world. We honestly believe that. It's also a place where people are free to reinvent themselves, largely free of prejudice. So, even with our misgivings regarding former prime...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: Grey Group

Grey London launches The Rules of Cheese This summer, Grey London has re-launched the nation’s favourite cheese brand, Cathedral City. The fully integrated brand re-launch from Dairy Crest, which carries the tag-line “Love Cheese?...

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Advertising

Jelly London and RKCR/Y&R go 'Shwopping' with M&S

Commissioned by RKCR/Y&R, Jelly London’s in-house animation team; The Kitchen, has produced a series of quirky animations to promote Marks & Spencer's latest Shwopping campaign to raise money for Oxfam. Featuring Absolutely Fabulous star, Oxfam...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: The dog days aren't over with Flakonkishochki

Basketball player Andrey Kasay aka Flakonkishochki is a big fan of dogs and always selects the best to aid the creation of his artworks and projects. The artist's trippy, skip-the-light fantastic work has translated into campaigns for the likes of...

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Advertising

Clemenger BBDO teach us How To Date Properly

DrinkWise, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne and Mediacom recently launched “How to Date Properly,” a cheeky addition to their How to Drink Properly campaign. Aimed at encouraging young Australians to date classy by “Drinking classy,”...

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Design

RSA Student Design Awards: The Winners

This year’s winners of the world’s longest-running global student competition, the RSA Student Design Awards, were announced last week, and include a kettle that collects grip data to measure frailty, a new insulation material made from...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From the Ministry of Sound to the Peace Corps

Spin - Ministry of Sound Spin has created a surprisingly sparse new identity for the Ministry of Sound nightclub brand, which aims to highlight the spiky, irreverent qualities of the brand, while respecting its heritage and embracing its future....