November 11 2018 marked the 100th Armistice Day since the end of World War I (WWI). It struck me how - despite all being tragic - most wars and conflicts have quite a different ‘feel’ in the public psyche.
I think a significant part of...
Pick up the first foldable smartphone
Chinese tech firm Royole has beaten Samsung to launch the world’s first foldable smartphone.
While Samsung recently unveiled its own bendable offering, Royole’s flexible phone-tablet hybrid is...
Cocoa Jones - Supple Studio
The new branding for young chocolate product Cocoa Jones has been created by Supple Studio with a colourful theme that brings through the heritage and cultures of its two founders.
The luxury confectionary company was...
Better boosts senior management team
Brand agency Better has appointed two new members to its senior management team, including Simon Preece who joins as associate brand director.
Preece will support the agency’s strategic growth, service...
I’m like one of those annoying reformed non-smokers who coughs, passively aggressively, as you spark up a social cigarette. I’m like the vegan who mocks you for eating Quorn, the new mum who tells my childless friends they haven’t...
Burberry - Close Your Eyes and Think of Christmas
Vodafone - Christmas Covered
Agency: Ogilvy UK
Director: Gary Freedman
Production: Independent Films
Visa - #KeepItLocalThisChristmas
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi
Muji's all weather bus
Japanese brand Muji has revealed designs for an autonomous shuttle bus built for all weather conditions, set to hit the road in three Finnish cities by 2020.
The public vehicle, called Gacha, is designed in collaboration with...
Animal Planet by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
New York-based design studio Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has rebranded nature channel Animal Planet led by a new distinctive logo intended to be better recognised across all platforms.
Isobar ups Gill, Sytsma
Isobar has elevated Simon Gill (pictured above, front, alongside CEO Steven Moy) to chief experience officer for EMEA and Daniël Sytsma to chief design officer of EMEA with immediate effect.
They will be critical in...
Simon Gill was promoted from chief creative officer at Isobar London to chief experience officer for the EMEA region this week. One of his first tasks will be to address delegates at Connect: London in a session on the opportunities surrounding...
BBC Sounds - Listen without Limits
This ad from BBC Creative is directed by Megaforce for the public broadcaster’s personalised music, radio and podcast app for young listeners. It features a slew of stars from the world of music and...
Anyone who commits to lifelong learning can expect many prolific returns. Expanding one’s knowledge presents opportunities to better understand the world and our fellow humans while advancing our skills. In a constantly changing world,...
Wella Professionals appoints The&Partnership
Beauty company Coty has appointed The&Partnership London as global lead creative agency for its Wella Professionals brand.
The appointment is effective immediately and reflects Coty’s focus on...
Facebook confirms AR glasses
Facebook has confirmed it is working on augmented reality (AR) eyewear technology. Last year, the company submitted a patent application for AR glasses which details using waveguide display with a two-dimensional...
As we build up to Connect: London 2018, a new kind of festival for the creative industry taking place next month, a selection of names appearing at the event will be speaking to Creativepool over the next few weeks.
The aim is to offer insight into...
Taster by Koto
London-based design studio Koto has overseen the branding for French food delivery service Taster.
The design is typical of the Koto’s minimal style while at the same time jumps out with a bold, colourful and eye-catching...
Kelly Anna joins Jelly
Print designer and illustrator Kelly Anna has joined Jelly London for representation. Known for her signature bold and vivacious style, Anna’s output has earned her clients such as Nike, Stylist and Stella...
Digital and direct marketing agency LIDA has launched a new campaign for Invesco bringing to life its exchange-traded fund (ETF) offering across Europe.
The work shows the opportunities that can unexpectedly surface in troubled times and features...
Mother reaches for Sky
European pay TV operator Sky has appointed Mother London to create an integrated campaign following a four-way process.
Mother pitched against Sky roster agencies Brothers and Sisters and WCRS plus TBWA.
Sky is the...
Despite the relative maturity of the concept of smart cities - a term for which definitions have existed for around 10 years - new research has revealed that only 23% of people have heard of them.
Posterscope’s OOH consumer survey the Smart in...
Facebook opens Portal
What if you could easily connect with your closest friends and family and feel like you’re in the same room - even when you are miles apart? Facebook has announced Portal and Portal+, two new video communication devices...