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Technology

Brand Case Studies: How Vinaya made wearable tech emotional

Vinaya is one-part design studio and one-part research lab, a brand cleverly positioned at the juncture between human experience and technology, interested in finding new ways to unite the two in a less absent-minded future. Kate Unsworth,...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Catching up with character expert, Studio Murugiah

Studio Murugiah is an award-winning multidisciplinary creative studio based in London, specialising in illustration, art direction, typography and design. Having produced work for Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Little White Lies, Scribbler and LEON, as...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Kentucky to Outer Space

Beardwood & Co - Iron-Tek Beardwood & Co took inspiration from a classic American poster by Harold Von Schmidt for a packaging and ID rebrand of the Iron-Tek protein supplement range, in what its agency is referring to, rather boldly, as a...

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Advertising

krow and DFS celebrate Great Brits in Team GB brand film

Throughout the upcoming Rio Olympics, DFS will be promoting their official Team GB partnership by celebrating the hard work that goes into getting to the top of your game. The campaign is based around a new brand film, created by krow communications,...

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News

Harley-Davidson and AKQA set young Japanese salarymen free

“Go Live, Go Ride: Harley-Davidson Weekend Ride” is an online-based campaign developed by AKQA that gives people the chance to ride one of the brand’s iconic bikes for a full weekend. The campaign aims give Japan's notoriously...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

TMW Unlimited TMW Unlimited has poached SapientNitro Associate Creative director Jamie Coggans to work across its award-winning Unilever account. Coggans joins the agency in the same role and will be partnered with Jeff Bowerman, the Creative...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

McCann London - Kew Foundation The Kew Foundation, the charitable arm of the world famous Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, has hired McCann London following a competitive pitch. The agency has been hired to support the charity’s fundraising...

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Features

Meet Award Winning Designer, Rick Banks aka Face37

Rick Banks is an award winning, London-based designer, otherwise known as Face37. He has created brand identities, bespoke typefaces and logo designs for some of the world’s biggest companies, including Triumph, Douwe Egberts, Nike and Adidas....

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Advertising

Havas Canada and the Future of Food

Havas Canada has published an article about the group's latest study: Eaters Digest: The Future of Food, analyzing the food industry as part of its Prosumer series of reports. The document investigates changes in the sector, industry trends, and the...

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Advertising

PIA advocates cultural cohesion and justice

The PIA Agency launched a social justice campaign today. The San Diego based agency has produced an emotional short film called "Protect the Dream," highlighting the recent and recurring acts of violence and discrimination based on race and religion....

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Top 10 Ads of the Week

BBH London - KFC BBH London and Giles Ripley from Partizan have cast “Randy O’Brien,” the bogus KFC Chief Apology Officer, in a tried and tested comedy classic, the faux corporate apology. Hand-crafted in a single shot, what starts...

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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

BBH London - KFC BBH London and Giles Ripley from Partizan have cast “Randy O’Brien,” the bogus KFC Chief Apology Officer, in a tried and tested comedy classic, the faux corporate apology. Hand-crafted in a single shot, what starts...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: VCCP

Maria Sharapova settles into an internship at VCCP London In what might just about be the most surprising piece of agency news of the year, Maria Sharapova has reportedly spent the last week as an intern at VCCP London. The former world number one...

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Video Games

Nintendo vs Sega: Retro Console Wars Round Two

Gaming is no longer the solitary pursuit of children, perpetual loners and hairy palmed basement dwellers. In fact, it's become such an accepted mainstream hobby that the gaming industry is now worth more and generates more income than the film and...

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Advertising

Cheil London and wethepeople London launch Cheil Health

Cheil London has today announced the official launch of Cheil Health, a joint venture with the specialist healthcare agency wethepeople London. It will be dedicated to servicing global and local healthcare and pharmaceutical clients. Cheil Health...

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Entertainment

Stinkdigital create The Flixtape mixtape maker for Netflix

A mixtape was a classic device used by well-meaning but ultimately lazy music fans who wanted to express their own individuality through songs written by other people. The idea was simple, but it was popular for a reason, as it allowed even those...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Spectacular sights with flora&faunavisions

Famed for their spectacular staging projects for the likes of Solomun + Pacha, Adidas and Diynamic, it’s safe to say flora&faunavisions are in demand. The studio’s founder, Leigh Sachwitz, moved from her native Glasgow to Berlin in 1993...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

McCann Worldgroup - Alzheimer's Society Following a competitive pitch process, Alzheimer’s Society has appointed McCann Worldgroup for a fully integrated scope of work, with the objective to build the society’s brand and increase...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Grey London Grey London announced two important promotions this week. Wayne Brown, currently MD of GreyPOSSIBLE, has been appointed to the new role of COO, while Matt Tanter, currently head of planning, has been promoted to CSO. They will report to...

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Awards

Last Chance to Enter The 6th Annual Lovie Awards

The Lovie Awards is the only truly pan-European award to honour the full breadth of the Internet including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile and Apps and Social. The Extended Entry Deadline is 29 July 2016 at lovieawards.eu....

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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

Karmarama - Plusnet Plusnet, the award-winning Yorkshire based broadband provider, is launching a new brand campaign demonstrating Plusnet's “Can’t help but be helpful” brand positioning. The integrated brand and direct response...

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Advertising

J. Walter Thompson London introduces Pioneers grad scheme

J. Walter Thompson London has reinvigorated its famous grad scheme by opening it up to everybody and extending the disciplines on offer. Called JWT Pioneers, the new scheme is still looking for the brightest range of talent for Account Management,...