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Advertising

MIA teams up with H&M to encourage us to recycle our garments

Kicking off the first annual World Recycle Week on April 18, the goal of the “Rewear It” campaign, is to collect 1,000 Tons of used clothing at H&M stores worldwide, and keep them out of landfills by recycling them. It's rare indeed for...

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Features

Emojis: The most exciting thing since Hieroglyphics

Social media is a great leveller. Through shared images, links and a few key symbols, we all have the ability to speak the same language. Whether we understand Swahili, Spanish, or Swedish, social media can unite us in our passions as we share them...

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Careers

Good Things Come To Those Who Chase

In my family, I’ve always been referred to as the spiritual one, much like my grandfather whom I unfortunately never had the pleasure of meeting. Maybe because I was quiet and used to stare at people a lot growing up, or perhaps it was the...

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Features

Managing The Unmanageable: Is there a formula for creativity?

Creativity vs. Profitability: Ten leading creative agencies brought together to hash it out It's a question that is as old as advertising itself: How does an agency put a price tag on creativity? How can you place a value on something as intangible...

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Inspiration

Building A Team: Prototyping at W12 Studios

W12 Studios is a young digital product design agency based in London. We’ve been designing digital interfaces, primarily for the TV, for almost 4 years. During that time the studio has grown close to 40 designers, cemented itself in the TV...

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Advertising

Does Sex Still Sell?

Scope Overflowing champagne bottles, foamy shower scenes, underwear models in pillow fights. We’re all familiar with the sexy tactics deployed to turn us on to brands because it’s well-established that ‘sex sells’. Yet a study published in...

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Inspiration

How short films can help you to become a better storyteller

When I first heard the term ‘storyteller’, I hated it. I thought it was way too pretentious and self-important - we’re not novelists; we’re copywriters and art directors. But the more I work on film scripts, copy and even...

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News

Help us uncover the truth...

It’s that time of year again, where we ask some tough questions about your worth, your satisfaction, and what’s really important to you in your job. Last year you told us that your pay will increase in the coming year, did it come...

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Events

Creativepool discount for D&AD Festival 2016 tickets!

In April 2016 D&AD will be taking over Shoreditch in London for three days of creative excellence. D&AD Festival will host 150 speakers over four stages at The Old Truman Brewery, with events from morning to evening. You’ll immerse yourself in...

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Design

Engaging the New Generation

The Voxburner Youth Marketing Strategy Conference saw speakers from music streaming platforms to FMCG brands deliberate the weird and wonderful world of young people’s lives, loves and hates. And how to market to them, of course. Here are our...

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Advertising

A McDonald’s Breakfast at Sea

The Philippines is an island of over 7,100 islands. It’s not surprising then that a lot of Filipinos earn a living by fishing. Fishermen head out to sea as early as 2AM and spend hours on their boats waiting for their catch, sometimes foregoing...

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Careers

Graduates: Quick tips to landing your dream job

I will admit that being a graduate was probably one of the lowest points of life. After graduating, society seems to paint a picture that “life is only complete if you are accepted into a Big 4 graduate scheme”. Trust me I got declined...

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Inspiration

How To Master Product Development

In this era of startups and ‘unicorns’ like Airbnb or Uber, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the allure of the ‘big idea’. While such success stories are few and far between, there’s plenty of room for smart...

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Advertising

When Advertising Gets Weird!

Adland in the tenties (do you have a better name for it?) is playing it safe for the most part. Whilst the 90s revelled in anarchism and the dawn of the 21st century brought with it some pretty progressive ideas, the last 5 years have been largely...

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Features

Why Mr West shouldn’t lower the prize of Yeezy

While people from LA to Helsinki are spending nights outside carefully selected stores waiting to get their hands on the next Yeezy drop, the man behind the brand is dreaming of something that might destroy a well thought out brand. With the third...

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#AWEurope Unveils 2016 Lineup

The fourth edition of Advertising Week Europe is bringing more industry heavy hitters and unique programmes to the stages of the brand new Picturehouse Central venue. The thought leadership agenda and corporate partner roster for the 2016 event has...

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Design

The Recorder: Issue 3

Monotype's long awaited Issue 3 of its printed publication, The Recorder, launches on April 27th. But to avoid dissappointment, you can pre-order your copy today! The Recorder is the original Monotype magazine, a heritage publication dating back...

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Careers

Funding for creative talent at UAL

University of the Arts London is the leading specialist creative university with an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL draws together six Colleges each with its own world-class reputation:...

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Features

Freelancing in the Creative World

More and more young professionals are going freelance with numbers of graduates increasing and job security after university looking less and less likely. Many new graduates cite control and flexibility as reasons for choosing a path in freelancing...

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Advertising

Cannes Lions Says, Thank You Creativity

The campaign promoting the 2016 International Festival of Creativity is about being grateful for great ideas. Developed in-house, Thank You Creativity is intended as a love letter to imagination and craft, and a reminder of their purpose and...

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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

DDB New York DDB New York has dramatically expanded its strategy department with five new hires: Director of Content Strategy Tim Polder, Director of Social Strategy Chiara Martini, Associate Planning Director Neil Simpson, Social Strategist Amanda...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: New images for a new world with Thomas Traum

Thomas Traum create still and moving images using fresh, explorative and explosive digital approaches. We chatted to founder Thomas Eberwein about discovering the previously unseen. Tell us about a bit Thomas Traum and how it all got started...

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Features

Web Design Predictions and Challenges for 2016

2016 is here. All the web designers and developers are already gearing up to test and embrace fresh ideas and innovations that the year will bring forth. In the past year, one can take a look at our dynamic industry and pick the trends that were...

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Advertising

Account Wins of the Week

Brand & Deliver - Workshare Brand & Deliver has won a hotly contested 5-way pitch to design and implement a series of marketing campaigns for Workshare, the leaders in document security and comparison software. These campaigns, to run throughout...

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Advertising

DDB Hamburg prove that the Weapen is mightier than the sword

Across globe, journalists are constantly under the threat of violence, and many unfortunately end up as victims, as simply researching authoritarian regimes or organised crime can be a life-threatening profession. In 2015 alone, 144 reporters were...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Bright ideas with WATT A LAMP

The brand mission of WATT A LAMP is to introduce modern high-end lighting concepts that inspire and surprise with innovative design products and challenging materials. Suspended within an authentic universe of design, art, craftsmanship and quality...

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Careers

Good things come to those who chase

In my family, I’ve always been referred to as the spiritual one, much like my grandfather whom I unfortunately never had the pleasure of meeting. Maybe because I was quiet and used to stare at people a lot growing up, or perhaps it was the...

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When girls create culture, they change culture

Idris Elba is a pretty cool guy. So I’m going to kick off with a quote from the man himself, before telling you why I’m so excited about Monday 11th April. “The Britain I come from is the most successful, diverse, multicultural...

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Technology

Razorfish use Adobe Summit to unveil new B2B platform

Razorfish, the world leader in helping global brands drive customer obsessed business transformation and part of the Publicis.Sapient platform, unveiled a ground-breaking business-to-business (B2B) commerce experience at the Adobe Summit in Las...

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