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Industry

Creative Debates: Awards are just for egos

September is a busy month, and we’re back covering the events at Spikes Asia in Singapore. We are continuing the Creative Debates series after its lauded success in Cannes. Also, we have scheduled more Black Cab Interviews so please stay tuned!...

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Leaders

Maxus launches first ever Diversity Week

WPP media agency Maxus UK has announced the launch of its first ever Diversity Week, to celebrate diversity within the agency. The Diversity Week will run from 19 -23 September 2016 and will feature guest speakers including Jan Gooding, chairwoman of...

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Leaders

OMA and Bengler's Panda app disrupts the sharing economy

OMA has teamed up with creative studio Bengler to propose an app that allows workers being exploited by digital sharing platforms like Uber and Airbnb to fight back against their employers. On show as part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016,...

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Leaders

Livity secures £1.5 million investment

Independent youth marketing agency Livity, whose clients include Google, Unilever, Barclays and Channel 4, is set to accelerate its growth ambitions and enhance its specialist agency offer, following an investment of up to £1.5 million from...

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Leaders

The Vamp Stereo will save your old speakers from the scrap heap

Whilst technology is all about looking forward, sometimes, it's just as important to keep one foot in the past. With this in mind, designer Paul Cocksedge has unveiled the latest design in his mission to save vintage speakers from the tip with a...

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Industry

Reality Bites: What can VR do for your business?

Worldwide VR & AR is set to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to $162 billion in 2020 according to research by the International Data Corporation (IDC). But what does that mean for your business? Is it just another fad? Not according to Goldman Sachs...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Duolingo's language learning revolution

Duolingo has been enabling users to learn languages at the speed of their lives since 2011. Solving dead pockets of time with an addictive app and accompanying website which actively combat necessary but insufficient moments-such as waiting for an...

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Leaders

Who's Casper?

designjunction is delighted to support an important charity project: Who’s Casper? Following on from the successful #wherescasper campaign earlier this year, a selection of high profile creatives from a variety of disciplines have been invited...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Ultra-vivid colour & print with Studio Heretic

Jon, Therese and Luke are an East London-based trio working within illustration, design and experimental screen printing at Studio Heretic. Their ultra-vivid colour plays take our eyes on magical new journeys in print, here’s what this Holy...

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Leaders

Rebrand Roundup: Operas, Addison Lee, and JFK

Base Design - Terminal 4 at JFK Airport Originally opened in 1957 and known as International Arrivals Building, Terminal 4 at JFK Airport in New York received a $1.4 billion redevelopment with its new building designed by Skidmore, Owings and...

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Leaders

London Design Festival: 10 Must-See Events

The annual London Design Festival has become one of the most expansive and impressive celebrations of design in the world, with hundreds of things to do and see. The festival kicked off in earnest over the weekend, and it's certainly hit the ground...

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Leaders

Top Account Wins of the Week

Fidelity International, a provider of world class investment solutions and retirement expertise, has selected MEC as its media agency following a pitch process. MEC, which won the business following a review handled through Oystercatchers, will...

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Inspiration

Brand Case Studies: Breaking menstruation taboos at Thinx

Even in 2016, opening a dialogue that promotes, educates, reworks and sells a product for female menstruation is a bit tricky. Bodyform did a lot to fight the old stereotypes of blue liquids and active, smiling women in this excellent advert four...

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Leaders

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Tribal Worldwide London Tribal Worldwide London has announced the appointment of Andrew Liles to the role of Director of Technology, while Marie Bradley will head up Business Analysis; a brand new role and discipline within the agency. Liles joins...

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Industry

Pool Party London 2016 was something special!

On the hottest day in September since 1911 - last night, Wednesday 14th September, Creativepool’s private Pool Party London kicked off in Shoreditch with partners Creative Translation, Visualise, Jelly London, Profiles Creative, MassiveMusic...

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Leaders

How #CatsNotAds turned into a global story overnight

London commuters will have had a pleasant surprise yesterday if they happened to pass through Clapham Common tube station, as the usual barrage of advertisements had been replaced by some cuddly kitties by an inspirations group of cat lovers. The...

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Leaders

Top 10 Ads of the Week

RKCY/Y&R - M&S Food RKCR/Y&R is launching the latest instalment of its award-winning M&S Food campaign with an ad that showcases the “Taste Asia” range. The TV campaign, which will be supported by press, OOH and digital activity,...

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Leaders

Karmarama and venturethree reinvent Just Eat for brand relaunch

Just Eat is relaunching its brand with a new company vision to create the world’s greatest food community. The relaunch is being spearheaded by a new brand and advertising campaign celebrated Just Eat’s renewed commitment to its 27,000 UK...

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Leaders

Dystopian business in The Founder video game

“I first started thinking about making a startup simulator around 2012" said Francis Tseng, talking to Creativepool about his inspiration for The Founder - a meta, dystopian simulator that lets you launch and manage your own business. “I was...

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Workshop

Why Creative Talks Are So Important: Making the connection

Following on from our discussion last week on why creative talks are so important for a sense of inspiration, we’re now looking another reason we believe creative talks are vital to the creative world - networking. This article will look at how...

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Leaders

Trends of Today Shaping the Agency of Tomorrow

In anticipation of our next CS Presents which explores the Agency landscape in 2020 we asked our speakers to take a peek into a crystal ball and predict which main trend of today will have the most impact on the Agency of Tomorrow. Here is what they...

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