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Agency of the Week: BBH

Hijacking the CNN Republican debate to promote House of Cards On December 15, 2015, Netflix hijacked the Republican Candidate Presidential Debate on CNN in the US to build anticipation for the upcoming fourth season of “House of Cards,”...

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Zebra celebrate anniversary with central London migration

Global content production and adaptation company Zebra Worldwide is marking its 10 year anniversary by launching a content focused consulting & technology offer from new offices in W1. Founded by Luke Hammersley and Nic Franklin in 2005, Zebra...

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RKCR/Y&R supercharge the Paralympics

The British Paralympic Association is urging the British public to show their support for our athletes over the course of 2016 and beyond in an exciting pro bono campaign from RKCR/Y&R. “Supercharge ParalympicsGB” is the first time that...

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Design

Suisse create groundbreaking shelter to provide worldwide refuge

With the Syrian refugee crisis seemingly becoming more bleak by the day, and no viable solution to the situation on the horizon, design and tech consultancies are working overtime in order to help. To that end, a new shelter, built entirely from...

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Trends

Jelly artists pay tribute to David Bowie

The tragic news that David Bowie lost his courageous battle with Cancer at the age of 69 has sent shockwaves across the globe. The iconic entertainer & visionary has, without doubt, influenced each and every creative alive today, and will continue...

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Cannes Lions announce some major changes

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced some significant changes that will come into effect in time for the 2016 awards. These changes will see the Press Lions become the Print & Publishing Lions and Digital Craft split...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Maccy D's to Gumtree's

Boxer - McDonald's Boxer has designed a new packaging range for McDonald’s in order to help the fast food giant better reflect its vision as a more modern and progressive company. Beginning in the US, the new look will also roll out to the UK...

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Design

David Bowie: A Death in Design

When the news dropped yesterday morning that the man born David Robert Jones (he changed his stage name to avoid being mistaken for Davy Jones from The Monkees) had passed away at the age of 69, I was actually half way through my 7th or 8th run...

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Inspiration

New Year's Resolutions from Six of our Favourite Creatives

With the fuzzy head that lingers after a little too much mulled wine, I found myself facing the first week of January 2016 from an existential hollow, just off the coast of the Sea of Despair. You see, I quit my full time job of 7 years back in...

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Ten Instagram Resolutions for 2016

It's time to flush a load of inspiration into 2016 and we're starting with Instagram. Here are the ten resolutions we think you should be following through your feeds this year. Double-tap away... 1. Relax @gdax is a Buddhist monk living in Tibet...

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Advice

The New Year's list to end all lists

I don’t know about you but my inbox seems to be full to bursting with messages from every Tom, Dick and Hubert offering me advice about how to kick-start my super-productive 2016. It’s only 4th January and I’m bored of it all...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Having fun with Beach London

Beach London is something of a creative laboratory; combining an agency, a shop and an art gallery within four walls. We chatted with founder Charlie Hood about injecting colour, creating unforgettable experiences and most importantly; having...

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Entertainment

Introducing the next generation of movie making

Digital Riot Media, claims to be the leading company ready to produce, market and distribute premium feature-length films directly to millennials worldwide. The digitally-focused platform will work with top social media influencers and internet...

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Technology

The Latest Highlights and Trends in Tech

Whilst the eyes and ears of the tech world are all set on Las Vegas for CES 2016 this week, there are plenty of other stories left to tell. If you want to check out my CES 2016 highlights, you can do so HERE, but in this supplemental article, I'll...

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Technology

CES 2016: The Highlights

Last week, the tech world relocated en masse to Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Technology Association expo (or CES), which this year (as one would expect given recent trends) was heavily focused on VR and everything VR related. However, what with...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Fritz-Kola

How do you take on two of the world’s biggest corporations and win? Well you start by saying "it can be done better". At least, that’s what Mirco Wolf and Lorenz Hampl told each other as they sat in their kitchen one day, eating a frozen...

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Top 5 Ads of the Week: Week 1

In-House - Specsavers Considering this is our first week back after a rather elongated (and particularly stressful) Christmas break, there were A LOT of new ads to get through, and we’d be remiss to ignore so many great spots. Hence the...

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Top Hires of the Week

The OLIVER Group The OLIVER Group has announced three new senior promotions with immediate effect as it expands its unique experience planning discipline: Mark Bell to chief experience officer for OLIVER Group, and John Gibbard and Roz Thomas to...

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Account Wins of the Week

McCann London – The All England Lawn Tennis Club The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced the appointment of an integrated team of Interpublic agencies, led by McCann London, to help build and grow the brand of The Championships,...

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Technology

Does the Oculus Rift set the standard for VR in 2016?

In the interest of balance, Iv'e decided to cover the news currently rocking the tech world as more of a think piece taking a thorough look on both sides of the fence. First, however, the facts:- It seems like forever and a day that we’ve been...

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Technology

Amsterdam: The City of the Future

3D printed houses and bridges, clean air, sustainable office spaces and coffee delivered by drone at the tap of an app. If this sounds like sci-fi to you then you need to visit Amsterdam. It’s the city of the future, and this is all a reality...

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Top 5 Ads of the Week

BMF - ALDI Whilst it was once seen as the butt of a not particularly amusing joke, thanks to a significant brand refresh over the last few years, ALDI is now known for everyday groceries, special buys and low prices. However ALDI still isn’t...

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Public Health England track our sugar intake with ingenious new app

A new app that tells parents and children how much sugar is in the food they eat has been launched by Public Health England (PHE) in a bid to combat obesity and encourage families to lead a healthier lifestyle. The new free Sugar Smart app forms part...

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The Stagwell Group makes a major digital acquisition

Adding to its agency portfolio, the Stagwell Group has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Code and Theory, a digital creative shop based in New York with offices in Atlanta, London, San Francisco, and Manila, the Philippines. Code and...

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Agency of the Week: Wieden+Kennedy

Translating New Year resolutions for Booking.com Booking.com recently revealed the “Best 2016 Ever” campaign from Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, which encourages people to turn their (most likely) doomed New Year’s resolutions into...

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GPY&R drive giant Christmas presents across Australia

Christmas is generally all about the big impressions, even if we like to fool ourselves into believing it's all about family and friends. Adland knows this all too well, so in the week leading up to Christmas, while everyone else was busy wrapping...

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