For Leaders and Learners

The creative industry’s connection to inspirational, educational and thought-provoking content.

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Inspiration

Why we should be doing more listening in 2022

Content Strategist Don Hoyt Gorman reveals some insights from the research and strategy desk at The Frameworks In order to get to meaningful, impactful content, you need to start by listening. We do this all the time on behalf of our clients. We...

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Inspiration

3 ways to give your video ads more sparkle this season

High shopper demand has made for an especially competitive Christmas this year, with brands using video as the glitter gun in their festive campaigns to capture optimum audience attention. Despite the rising price of video ads, smart video creative...

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Workshop

Facing up to the future of talent 

Dealing with "The Great Resignation" is one thing - but now talent seems to be holding all the aces when it comes to the recruitment process. As agencies recover from the pandemic and work starts to roll in, teams must grow, but hiring has never been...

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Industry

Aural sculpture - Shaping the virtual sounds of the future

In 2021, amp predicted a rise in investment in audio branding and audio-focused content. As many brands shifted to more immersive digital storytelling and e-commerce, the role of sound in branding across all industries has significantly changed. New...

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Inspiration

Get inspired by the most innovative websites of 2021

It’s been a great and unique year for web design. Even as the world started opening up again, the best websites of 2021 demonstrated the need for brands and individuals to jump on the Digital Transformation ship, showcasing their capabilities...

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Leaders

A conversation about IceCream, Hobbies & WH Smith...

Where do you get inspiration from? The typical answer here is to say ‘from everywhere’ but that’s really flipping unhelpful to those reading thinking, I really need some inspiration, where do I look. I was once in a meeting with...

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Inspiration

Check out the most mind-blowing print campaigns of 2021

If you’re among those who believe print is dead (or dying), you clearly haven’t seen the best print campaigns of 2021. Print is certainly far from dead, and in fact, it may stick around for a very long time still, in one form or...

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Inspiration

SWEAR IN YOUR F***ING ADS

WARNING: CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE* *Unless you don’t get offended by words like ‘fuck’. In which case, the warning should read: contains language. “Daddy, when are you going to teach me how to cut with a sharp knife and...

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Inspiration

All the best campaigns of 2021 in one place!

After the terrific display of creative prowess from the industry in 2020, 2021 could only be a further step up for advertising campaigns all over the creative & mar-comms field. With campaigns to push vaccinations and groundbreaking ideas from brands...

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Inspiration

Top 20 product designs of 2021 to get you inspired today

This was a great year for product design. From the release of new smart home kits to the launch of iPhone 12 and everything in between, there were loads of incredibly inspiring products to buy, admire and learn something from. And though the smart...

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Leaders

Why the future of marketing is long-form storytelling

It is known that viewers retain 95% of what they watch on video. Brand videos are a powerful tool for any marketer out there - a medium with which audiences resonate now more than ever. There is an opportunity out there for marketers wanting to...

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Job Description: Digital Designer

In their primary role, digital designers combine their creativity and technical skills to produce digital graphics for computer and electronic games, websites, movie special effects, and more. Some digital designers might create graphics for...

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Inspiration

Find some inspiration today with the top 5 animations of 2021

It’s been a year! Wherever the past 11 months went, we are now in December and it’s time to start looking back on everything good that happened this year. What better way to start than by listing the best animations from 2021? Top 5...

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Features

Is Graphic Design Dead?

I really hope not. But it doesn't look good. What do the late, great Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Paul Rand, Massimo Vignelli and Alan Fletcher have in common - other than their skill and enduring influence? They were all proud to call themselves...

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