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Features

Are monopolies destroying creativity? #HotTake

When news broke yesterday of Microsoft’s staggering bid to buy Activision Blizzard for a shade over £50 billion, three thoughts immediately ran through my head. Awesome, more games for me to enjoy on Game Pass. Wait a minute, isn’t...

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Features

Blue Monday - The best and the bluest campaigns

In celebration of the creativity that Blue Monday has catalysed over the years, Abi Pearl, Member Innovation Director at mobile network giffgaff reviews some of her favourites. It’s Blue Monday. For some, this marks the most depressing day of...

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Inspiration

Swiss-inspired precision from a creative lifer | #MemberSpotlight

It's clear to anyone with enough experience in the industry that inspiration can take many forms. From podcasts to architecture, there's no telling what will trigger your imagination next. For freelance Art Director & Graphic Designer Betim Bozkurt,...

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Industry

Getting the world's to-do list 'done' | #BehindTheIdea

We all love to-do lists and post-it notes. Ticking a box and binning a sticky give us great satisfaction - so why shouldn't we look at the UN's Global Goals like a gigantic to-do list for the world? This was the idea behind one of the latest...

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Features

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Last week, Peter 'Snakebite' Wright sensationally won the PDC World Darts Championship title for the second time in an epic comeback. With his iconic hair, Wright is a real character, so it may not come as a complete surprise that instead of cracking...

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Leaders

Cutting through the noise to grab the best talent

Having the right people on board is vital for a business’ success. Without the right talent, in the right role, at the right time, growth can be much slower - and can even reverse. The battle for talent has never been fiercer. Organisations...

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Inspiration

Creativity v automation: Why the benefits outweigh the barriers

The automation of specific functions has been met with two dominant barriers: one being the perception that only humans can do ‘creative’ tasks, and the other is the fear of humans being replaced by machines in a cost-saving exercise. If...

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Inspiration

A Cambrian Explosion of innovation and creativity

In geological terms, time moves rather slowly. For the first 4 billion years, life on Earth evolved at a subdued, glacial pace. Until, during a relatively short period of accelerated development about 500 million years ago, an unparalleled variety of...

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Workshop

What is "Design Language", really? And how to create it.

Visual communication is really difficult. It's diversified, limitless, and never-ending. We need to build a set of limitations that will assist us communicate with our end-users in order to give it a feeling of clarity and consistency. This is when...

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Inspiration

The importance of authenticity in personal branding

We are all familiar with branding and how important it is when it comes to business, but fewer people are aware of the power of personal branding, and the benefits it can bring to your professional life. Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos is famously quoted...

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Features

Descending into the Metaverse - 5 creative trends for 2022

Trends. That’s right, it’s that time of the year again where we all become wannabe soothsayers and cast our minds as far forward as possible to escape the gaping maw of sadness that is the present. 2021 has not exactly been a banner...

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Leaders

Making it in 2022... literally

As Christmas becomes a ghost of the past, the new year breathes down our necks with the guilt of resolution and the daunting blank page before us. My resolution is to make it in 2022 I’m not talking about fulfilling my career goals, getting...

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Leaders

4 misconceptions about ad fraud costing you money in 2022

Virtually every advertiser and marketer working with online campaigns is affected by ad fraud, in one form or another. And yet, most advertisers will think that ad fraud does not affect them at all. There are a number of dangerous misconceptions...

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