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D&AD 2016 Day Three: The Final Winners Roundup

After three days on intense deliberation, the 54th D&AD Judging Week has come to a close. 749 Pencils have been in awarded in total, decided by juries made up of over 200 of the world’s top creatives. Entrants can visit the official Pencil...

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Inspiration

7 ways to succeed as the underdog

Three guys got lucky with a nomination for their startup; Fabrik at this year’s Webby Awards next to industry giants Squarespace and Adobe. This short guide explains how they got this far and why you should back the little guys. Help them...

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These brands got high for 4/20

Easily one of the most bizarre, unofficial public holidays in recent memory, 4/20 (so called because the Americans can't seem to make their dates make sense) came and went and no doubt millions of hemp enthusiasts across the western world got stoned...

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D&AD Day Two Roundup: Grey London out in front

Things are really starting to heat up over at the Old Truman Brewery, with the second set of D&AD Pencil winners for 2016 having been announced to coincide with the first day of the inaugural D&AD Festival. Please note that victorious entrants will...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Domino's to Tokyo 2020

JKR - Domino's I love me some Domino's Pizza, but have always considered their box designs to be a little on the plain side, especially when compared to competing brands. JKR obviously agree, as the consultancy has decided to go big with their...

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D&AD Day One: First judging and the new Impact

One of the most important and exciting weeks in the creative calendar is finally here, and whilst things have only really just started to heat up over at the Old Truman Brewery, the first set of D&AD Pencil winners for 2016 have already been...

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Design

Seaweed packaging wins Lexus Design Grand Prix Award 2016

An eco-friendly prototype packaging product made from seaweed has been named as the Grand Prix winner of this year's Lexus Design Award for emerging designers. The “Agar Plasticity” project was created by a team of three Japanese...

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Agency of the Week: MEC

Wavemaker: Specialist content division By far and away the biggest news for MEC this month has been the launch of its specialist content division; MEC Wavemaker, which consolidates MEC’s content strategy, social, partnerships and experiential,...

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Design

The Tate Modern is planning a £260 million refurbishment

Few would accuse the Tate Modern as an institution that looks backwards, but the iconic London landmark and beloved mandatory field trip destination of art students across the country, is looking to engage with its forward-thinking ethos on an even...

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Technology

#TechTuesday: Candela, Punkt, & Glass iPhones

In a week where drones have been a big feature in the news for all the wrong reasons thanks to a collision at Heathrow and a rogue concert drone at a Muse gig, I've decided to take the weekly Tech feature in a slightly different, more insightful...

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Events

Make It with Adobe's UX Webinar Series

Do you have a passion for creating amazing user experiences? Then this series of Adobe masterclasses is perfect for you. Join us as we show you how to transform your ideas into great UX design and how to boost your creativity in two easy-to-watch...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from Academy Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Events

Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from IPA Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Colourful collaborations with Print All Over Me

Print All Over Me is a creative community of people turning virtual ideas into real world objects. They maximise technology to bring designs to life on their awesome e-commerce platform. This is real world collaboration and creation. We love it....

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Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from ITV Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Cannes Lions name Samsung as Creative Marketer of the Year

Samsung Electronics, the Korean electronics giant responsible for the Galaxy smartphone range and seemingly every modern television that isn't either made by LG or Sony, was recognised this week as the most creative marketer of 2016 by the Cannes...

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Advertising Week Europe. Live Streaming from Sun Studio

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from Getty Images Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from The Guardian Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

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Top 10 Hires of the Week

RKCR/Y&R RKCR/Y&R has hired Tamsin Djaba as Strategy Partner as part of a realignment of the management structure at the agency. She joins the agency from Droga5 London where she worked as Strategy Director. At RKCR/Y&R, she will be responsible for...

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Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

WCRS - Pride in London Pride in London has appointed WCRS to develop an integrated campaign to promote its 2016 festival, the focus of which is a central London parade on June 25. Pride in London is one of London’s biggest free events,...

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adam&eveDDB and Waitrose attach a GoPro to a cow

Waitrose is launching an innovative new brand campaign featuring live footage from its farms, in an industry first, by attaching webcams to farm animals. The campaign, created by adam&eveDDB and Manning Gottlieb OMD, uses a selection of Go Pro and Go...

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adam&eveDDB make a connection with The Financial Times

It's notoriously difficult to make finance seem exciting, which is why this latest brand campaign for The Financial Times by adam&eveDDB is so inspiring. The first ever fully integrated campaign for the world’s leading business news...

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Cricket Brasil joins the MediaMonks Monastery

Brazilian digital technology company Cricket has become MediaMonks’ eighth international office. The company continues to produce digital work for the Brazilian market as MediaMonks São Paulo. The new office will support MediaMonks’...

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Top 5 Ads of the Week

Energy BBDO Chicago - LG LG G5 Jason Statham It’s not just Ridley Scott and Liam Neeson who are stepping up to the plate for LG. Enter thoroughly British action hero Jason Statham, who has lent his rugged good looks and aggressive, cockney...

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ANDY Awards 2016: The Big Winners

The 2016 International ANDY Awards took place in New York on Tuesday night, April 12th, and we have the lowdown on all the big winners, who were recognised at the prestigious awards for their bravery and creativity in the advertising and marketing...

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Ogilvy Berlin turn Mein Kampf into an anti-fascists bible

Fascism is one hell of a buzzword, and if there could be one fascistic figurehead, it would undoubtedly by Adolf Hitler. Yes, many have accused Donald Trump of holding similar values as the man many still refer to as the most evil to have ever walked...

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Cannes Lions announce diverse Celebrity Speaker line-up

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has released the full content programme which will run from 18-25 June, 2016. Talent from all walks of creativity will take to the stages at the Festival, which includes the specialist events...