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Entertainment

10 most popular TED talks of all time

“TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics”. In this article, we have...

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The Piccadilly Circus Lights and Hunter Artwork

As you may have noticed, the Piccadilly Circus lights have been switched back on after 9 months in darkness, the second longest time without light since the Blitz in World War 2. The lights were turned off in January for renovations which saw the six...

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Top Hires of the Week

UNIT9 Leading multi-screen storyteller and award-winning director Jason Zada is the latest addition to UNIT9’s roster. Leading multi-screen storyteller and award-winning director Jason Zada is the latest addition to UNIT9’s roster. He...

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Take Fucking Risks

We're changing the format for November's event. We've got 3 world class speakers each bringing their view on what it means to Take Fucking Risks. Included in the ticket: A beer on arrival, a short talk from Paul Mellor, 20 minute talk from badass...

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Account Wins of the Week

Cookies & Partners - Greenpeace Cookies & Partners has won the pitch for Greenpeace - the most important independent environmental organisation - to create their Christmas communication campaign to recruit new regular donors. The central message is...

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Advice

Avoiding Creative Burnout

You’ve heard of writer’s block. This is something that happens to most writers at one time or another. They just run out of ideas, and they need to find ways to deal with writer’s block. The same thing happens to designers. Often,...

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Trends

Creative Stranger Things are happening

Next weekend the world will be turned upside down as the 80s return for Halloween in the style of Stranger Things inspired costumes and activations to celebrate the release of Season 2 on October 27th on Netflix. Topshop has teamed up with Netflix...

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Inspiration

Top 13 Inspired Halloween Projects for 2017

Cover photo: National Express by 3 Colours Rule I am always blown away by the variety, quality and quantity of creative work uploaded to Creativepool every single day. I delve into the site and an hour later, not unlike a Wikipedia black hole, I...

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Top Hires of the Week

Twelve Creative agency Twelve has announced that former Geometry Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner, Martin Smith, has been appointed as its new Group Strategy officer. Starting the role in mid-November, Smith will also play a role in...

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Events

Digital Day – Sign Up to Inspire

“What do you want to do when you leave school?” For many students, it’s one of the toughest questions to answer. It’s also one of the reasons Digital Day exists - and it’s helping students and digital agencies...

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Account Wins of the Week

agenda21 Digital - Addison Lee agenda21 Digital has been appointed by Addison Lee, the world’s largest managed car company, as its’ lead digital marketing agency to help drive the business’ expansion in the UK. Effective...

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Events

DWA brings you the October Creative Calendar, Part II

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you...

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Top Hires of the Week

Leo Burnett Leo Burnett London has invested heavily in its creative department, hiring a diverse range of talent from across the agency world. Dan Fryer and Gate Lambert join Leo Burnett as a creative team from Fold7, where they worked on everything...

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News

The 7th Annual Lovie Awards Winners

On Wednesday 11th October 2017 we announced that Sir David Attenborough/BBC, FKA Twigs, VICE Germany, Russell Brand, Brian Eno, WIRED UK, Sky Italia, UNICEF, Amazfit App, Skyscanner, The Economist, Red Bull Racing, Dagbladet and IKEA are among the...

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel... you need your eyes checked

Jelly London’s animation director The Kitchen have produced a short animation to promote Specsavers free home eye tests in their latest TVC​. Marrying the story of Rapunzel, a fair maiden in distress and her knight in shining armour, with that...

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Careers

Portfolios: The Basics.

So you’ve got your kick-ass CV in front of someone, they love it, now what? In our industry, it’s work samples. Ultimately these are what’ll get you sat in front of someone for an interview. Lots of designers have their own websites, that’s...

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Account Wins of the Week

Atomic London - Royal Opera House Atomic London has been appointed by the Royal Opera House to create the campaign around the transformation of the iconic London theatre through its Open Up project, due for completion in autumn 2018. The Royal Opera...

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Events

Are you in need of the Tapestry Treatment?

Ready for a Halloween Makeover? Enter for a chance to win the Tapestry Treatment and a £75 Selfridges voucher We're offering the opportunity to have your image transformed this Halloween using the magic of post production! No dressing up or props...

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