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Features

Branding the Branders: How losing can be a catalyst

Losing a project with a long term client was great... Losing maybe overstating it somewhat - we were never really in the race. We weren't approached for a proposal and they went with a company recommended to them 'known for being specialists in the...

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Advertising

Music+Sound Awards 2016: The Winners

The plaudits have been rolling in for the winners of this year’s International Music+Sound Awards, who had the spotlight shone upon them last week when results were released for this global competition. For a fourth year, the list of winners...

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Inspiration

The Office for Creative Research: Understanding Big Data

For the average Jane, the term Big Data is almost impossible to comprehend - or at least, it is to me. I’m well aware that data cloaks and polices every aspect of our lives and that my search histories, numerous email inboxes, online bank...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Beautifully simple at Studio Makgill

Hamish, Creative Director of Brighton based Studio Makgill, took time out to talk to us about recent projects for clients including Boxpark, Nike and The Lollipop Shop, that all fall under the studio’s ethos to make “beautifully simple...

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Advertising

WCRS show off the World's Strongest Boys for Duchenne UK

In case you saw that headline and assumed we were talking about those terrifying 7-year-old weightlifters. Please think again. This is about real strength and real courage. This week, WCRS are launching the World’s Strongest Boys, a new brand...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From the BBC to Brighton Pier

Pentagram - Mastercard The Mastercard logo is arguably one of the most recognisable emblems worldwide, but for the first time in 20 years, Mastercard has thrown caution to the wind by undergoing a thorough rebrand, completed by Pentagram partners...

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News

Be the first to know with Creativepool Daily News & Inspiration

Find Enlightenment. Each one of us is different, which is why customisation and personalisation have been at the forefront of our minds. Starting on Monday 17th of July, you will be receiving a new innovative weekly email. The Lastest News &...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Droga5 New York Droga5 New York has announced that Ryan Barkan and Mike Ladman have joined the New York headquarters as Music Supervisors, two new roles at the agency. Barkan and Ladman will further develop Droga5’s music and audio...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

BMB - Tapi BMB has won the advertising business for British flooring chain Tapi Carpets & Floors. BMB scooped the account after a competitive pitch. The pitch was handled directly by the client. BMB will now create a major advertising campaign...

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Advertising

Dentsu Aegis launch LGBT+ employee network

The Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the launch of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) employee network in the UK & Ireland, called “&PROUD.” As a member of LGBT+ equality charity Stonewall, &PROUD aims to support LGBT+...

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Design

Brexit sends the Design industry into crisis mode

Whilst you might all be more than a little sick at this point of hearing about how the Brexit has monumentally screwed us all over, one area we have yet to really touch on is the design industry, which has been thrown into genuine crisis in recent...

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Advertising

Top 5 Ads of the Week

CP+B - Fruit of the Loom In an effort to showcase Fruit of the Loom’s new Micro-Mesh Breathable Boxer Briefs, Crispin Porter + Bogusky Boulder has brought “Josh and Donny’s Supercool Superstore for Men” to lurid life. The...

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Events

Creativepool heads to Amsterdam for its first Mixer event

Creativepool is established for hosting international events for advertising, creative and digital agencies, bringing together the creative industries top bodies to hang out, share knowledge and embark advice with colleagues, friends, and generally...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: DDB

NY makes the 4th dog friendly For Americans, July 4 is all about BBQ, family, friends and, of course, national pride. Everyone in the US loves it, but their dogs probably loath it as much as our dogs loath November 5. As many dog owners know, the...

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Features

Fresh new updates to Pro Accounts are here

This week will see the biggest update on Creativepool for 3 years. Amongst other tweaks to the platform you will see a A new messaging service We are introducing ranking (and a new Top 25 badge) New integration with social tools An import tool...

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Technology

Rise of the Machines: Examining the robotic landscape in 2016

OK I'll level with you, that headline is more than a little clickbaity, as we're still decades away from an actual, potential robotic uprising. The last few years have seen a marked increase, however, in the use of robotics in not only manufacturing,...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Wimbledon to Rumps on Trump

Brand Union - Race Against Dementia Brand Union has created the brand identity for Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s new charity, Race Against Dementia. Race Against Dementia aims to fund research to find a cure for the disease and search...

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Technology

#TechTuesday: TV remotes for dogs to printing chocolate with XOCO

Facebook brings wireless internet to the developing world Hoping to establish itself as the social media network that cares, Facebook this week announced it is developing wireless internet access hardware and software that can be used in areas where...

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Follow Usain Bolt's journey in breaking limits

When it comes to sport, we all know that the smallest of changes can make the biggest difference to your performance. Whether you’re a weekend jogger or a long distance runner, whether it’s changing your headphones or upping your...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Charles Williams is Made Up

Made Up is the commercial illustration and type studio of Charles Williams. Rooted in drawing, geometric shapes, the continuous line, isometric grids, interconnected forms and a surreal three-dimensional aesthetic, we’ve long been a fan of his work...