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Economy

Y&R prove that Britons trust the EU more than UK Government

According to new research conducted by the Brand Asset Valuator BAVlab consultancy from Y&R, Britons trust the EU more, and believe it is significantly more relevant, than their own Government. Y&R used their bespoke model to conduct a BAV Best...

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Cannes Lions 2016: Monday's Top Highlights

As part of our continuing coverage of the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity as official partner, we'll be bringing you the daily highlights from the festival. Ogilvy & Mather take Glass Lion and Two Grand Prix On the third day of the Cannes...

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Trends

Brand Case Study: Branding marijuana in the 21st century

In 2012 Colorado became the first state to pass laws governing the legalisation, tax and regulation of marijuana. Washington, Alaska and Oregon followed soon after, and overnight the magical herb’s image and perception in American culture was...

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News

Cannes Lions 2016: Monday's Instagram Highlights

It is the time of the year where everyone from Adland gets together at Cannes Lions. We will be bringing you the visual highlights through the courtesy of Instagram users globally. Receive all the latest happenings here and do not forget to tag...

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Features

#fansofcannes: The Dishoom Story Plates

It’s probably the Goldsmiths in me that means I have a special appreciation of emotional design. The kind that goes beyond beauty of just form and function to resonate at a deeper level, evoke memories, provoke feelings, or transport you to...

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Cannes Lions 2016: Lions Health Weekend Roundup

The 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity officially threw open the doors of the Palais des Festivals on Saturday (June 18), delivering its largest ever content programme, alongside some exciting new initiatives for attendees. Lions...

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Events

Cannes Contenders 2016: Part 2

Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi Argentina - Andes View The Full Project Clemenger BBDO Melbourne - Bonds View The Full Project FCB Inferno - BMW: 3 Series View The Full Project The Engine Group - Missing Type Isobar - Uniqlo: UMOOD View The Full...

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Events

Cannes Contenders 2016: Part 1

72andSunny - AXE: Find Your Magic View The Full Project Digitas Lbi - Plume Labs View The Full Project Critical Mass - Travel Alberta: View The Full Project 180 Amsterdam - Benetton View The Full Project Pearlfisher - Seedlip View The Full...

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News

Creativepool are set to make a big splash at Cannes Lions 2016

It's that time of year once again when ad land descends upon the south of France in a tsunami of designer shades and branded belt buckles for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and those who didn't get an invite are left with...

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Advice

Power up your creativity with Adobe

Power your creativity with live sessions from inspirational artists. Join Adobe on 21st June through to 23rd June to power up your creativity with live sessions from inspirational artists. You'll also see what's new and cool in your favourite...

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Design

DMY International Design Festival Berlin

For those of you not familiar with DMY Berlin, the annual contemporary design festival is hosted in the German capital, and each year it invites aspiring and established designers to present new products, prototypes and design concepts to an...

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Design

Ikea Museum set to open in Sweden

Ikea is a lot of things to a lot of people. To some of us, it's essentially hell on earth; a gigantic shrine to consumerism with added meatballs, which pushes products you'd need a masters in engineering to assemble with any genuine level of...

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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

DigitasLBi - Kellogg's DigitasLBi has been appointed as the retained digital agency for Kellogg's across the EMEA region following a competitive pitch. DigitasLBi will now partner with Kellogg’s to develop and implement a category-leading...

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News

Top 10 Hires of the Week

J. Walter Thompson London Rachel Moss, the Head of Production at Evidently, is joining J. Walter Thompson London as Head of Content. Starting this week, she will report into Dani Bassil, Management Partner. With over fifteen years of experience,...

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Ads of the Week

adam&eveDDB - #DontFuckMyFuture #DontFuckMyFuture - Keira Knightley We're all probably suffering from Brexit fatigue right now, but that doesn't make it any less important. On that note, adam&eveDDB have created a series of provocative new films...

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Technology

DDB Stockholm let gamers pay for gaming time with dirty underwear

Getting teenagers to help out around the house and do their chords has proven increasingly difficult with this more technologically in-tune generation, and the constant access to games, social media and digital entertainment doesn’t make it any...

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News

Cannes Lions announce record-breaking award entries for 2016

At the close of entries, Cannes Lions confirmed that a record 43,101 (+7%) submissions have been received for the 2016 festival! Overall there’s been growth in 18 of the 24 Lions categories, with standout expansion of the Product Design Lions...

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News

Karmarama and Cobra create the perfect beer glass

Pouring the perfect pint is a lot more difficult than it looks. Ask any bartender and they'll tell you likewise. Attaining that effortless pour, however, is not only a case of making sure the glass is tilted 'just so' or that you don't pour too...

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Advertising

Agency of the Week: BBDO

Maltesers & AMV BBDO win Channel 4's £1 million Superhumans Wanted Prize Channel 4 has announced that Maltesers and AMV BBDO have won £1 million of the broadcaster’s commercial airtime, staked as part of its Superhumans Wanted...

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Design

AllofUs create new digital platform for the Serpentine Galleries

AllofUs has created a new web-based app for the Serpentine Galleries in order to engage visitors with a unique interactive experience. The Serpentine Galleries rank amongst the most popular art venues in London, and have been hosting all manner of...

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News

Cannes Lions 2016 top speaking sessions to get ahead

There's lots to enjoy and soak up at the Cannes Lions festival, so much so that it can all be a little overwhelming. This is especially true when it comes to the various talks happening throughout the week. Here, we've collected a few of the more...

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Features

#fansofcannes: This Girl Can

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Easier said than done for more than 2000 years in all aspects of life, not least communications. Perhaps quoting scripture is heavy however for me, the most noteworthy work from the...

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Video Games

#TechTuesday: Microsoft @ E3 2016

Every June, the gaming industry converges on the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, affectionately known to gamers worldwide as E3. The expo has, in parallel to the industry itself, grown from rather humble...

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Design

Rebrand Roundup: Hooch, Homes and Health Clubs

Greenspace - Anthology Deptford Foundry The Greenspace consultancy has created the branding for a new London housing development, and is hoping to tell the story of the area through its work. The Deptford Foundry in south-east London is made up of...

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Video Games

#TechTuesday: Sony @ E3 2016

Every June, the gaming industry converges on the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, affectionately known to gamers worldwide as E3. The expo has, in parallel to the industry itself, grown from rather humble...

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Advertising

Brand Case Study: H&M need to #REWORKIT

Back in April, H&M hosted World Recycle Week, an initiative designed to promote sustainability in fashion and to ‘Close The Loop’ on the thousands of items of clothing that are cast aside on landfill every year. But whilst the campaign...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Consuming creative eye-candy with FOREAL

FOREAL is a young German design studio with a creative focus on illustration and art direction founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster. We love their style - it's intense, but super fun and eye catching as the duo strive to transform each of...

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Events

Embassy of Dutch Creativity goes to Cannes Lions

Creativepool is the media partner of the Dutch Digital Agencies and the #Like ADutchie talks in Cannes this year. Come along and connect with the Dutch and the creative community from Amsterdam and enjoy drinks and bites and get inspired...

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MullenLowe Profero launches in Brazil

Following a hugely successful 2015 with global growth over 30%, MullenLowe Profero has announced the formal launch of its Brazilian office. The launch of MullenLowe Profero in Brazil is an opportunity to create a world class digital hub for the...