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Events

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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Entertainment

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yesterday if they happened to pass through Clapham Common tube station, as the usual barrage of advertisements had been replaced by some cuddly kitties by an inspirations group of cat lovers.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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Advertising

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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Advertising

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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Technology

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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Advice

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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Features

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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Advertising

Rufus Leonard demystifies pension planning for Scottish Widows

Rufus Leonard, the independent creative agency, is launching this year’s integrated campaign for Scottish Widows, which aims to demystify the pension planning process for consumers. Launching this week to tie in with Pension Awareness Day on 15...

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Features

Inside The Mind of Chris Turner, Sound Designer at Jungle Studios

What does it take to be a Founder of the next best tech company? Or the Director at a top agency? A sensational appetite for learning is definitely one of them. Inside the Mind is a new series of interviews where we jump into the heads of leaders &...

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Design

gpstudio commissions Kirsten Lavers for live art experiment

The London-based retail design agency gpstudio is providing passers-by and visitors to the office with a unique live art experience. Throughout September, artist Kirsten Lavers is creating and exhibiting work in the agency’s Arch Window gallery...

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Advertising

Cara Delevingne shows off her Lady Garden for TOPSHOP

TOPSHOP recently hosted a celebrity-studded event in partnership with the Gynaecological Cancer Fund, for the second annual “Lady Garden” campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of gynaecological cancer. Organised by...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Getting digital with Topman's Tom Lancaster

London-based creative director and designer, Tom Lancaster, managed brand identity for Orange, EE and the Mayor of London before taking the plunge into digital as Topman’s digital director. We chatted to our Creativepool Top 25-er about his...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

We Are Social - Diesel Diesel has appointed We Are Social to run its #forsuccessfulliving fall winter 2016 digital global campaign. The fashion giant is collaborating with photographer Terry Richardson for a global launch of the collection in Tokyo...

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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

M&C Saatchi M&C Saatchi has announced the appointment of the highly regarded Sian Cook to the role of Managing Partner. In her new role, Cook will lead one of the agency’s largest accounts, Woolworths. Cook comes to the role from BBH, London...

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Advertising

Andy Green & Sean Fazende named editors at Cut+Run

Cut+Run is excited to announce the official promotion of Andy Green and Sean Fazende to Editors. Both editors are based in Los Angeles and available to work via any Cut+Run location. “Andy and Sean are both amazingly talented editors --...

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Video Games

Sony announce the Playstation 4 Pro and November 2016 release date

When news of the upgraded Xbox One (the rather grandly-named Project Scorpio) dropped at E3 this year, there was one question on the lips of every Sony fan; where the bobbins is the Playstation Neo? The Neo was the codename given to the potential...