Creativepool held its annual Connect: London festival at Boiler House, Old Truman Brewery last week with two days of inspiring talks, workshops and networking events for the creative industry.
The packed programme saw the action take place across...
Wahaca by Without
Mexican-style street food restaurant Wahaca in the UK has has been given a rebrand by London-based design studio Without with a focus on illustration.
The new branding centres around a line-drawn, illustrated logo of a hand...
Arnold steps down at AMV
Rosie Arnold (pictured) is to step down from her role as creative partner at AMV BBDO.
Arnold was most recently head of art and creative partner but spent 33 years at BBH, where rose to creative director, prior to joining...
This year’s John Lewis Christmas ad has finally arrived and is led by the story of British music legend Sir Elton John who fronts the film.
The Boy and His Piano opens on the singer in his living room as he begins to play his classic tune Your...
Pick up the first foldable smartphone
Chinese tech firm Royole has beaten Samsung to launch the world’s first foldable smartphone.
While Samsung recently unveiled its own bendable offering, Royole’s flexible phone-tablet hybrid is...
Cocoa Jones - Supple Studio
The new branding for young chocolate product Cocoa Jones has been created by Supple Studio with a colourful theme that brings through the heritage and cultures of its two founders.
The luxury confectionary company was...
Better boosts senior management team
Brand agency Better has appointed two new members to its senior management team, including Simon Preece who joins as associate brand director.
Preece will support the agency’s strategic growth, service...
Burberry - Close Your Eyes and Think of Christmas
Vodafone - Christmas Covered
Agency: Ogilvy UK
Director: Gary Freedman
Production: Independent Films
Visa - #KeepItLocalThisChristmas
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi
Muji's all weather bus
Japanese brand Muji has revealed designs for an autonomous shuttle bus built for all weather conditions, set to hit the road in three Finnish cities by 2020.
The public vehicle, called Gacha, is designed in collaboration with...
Animal Planet by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
New York-based design studio Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has rebranded nature channel Animal Planet led by a new distinctive logo intended to be better recognised across all platforms.
Isobar ups Gill, Sytsma
Isobar has elevated Simon Gill (pictured above, front, alongside CEO Steven Moy) to chief experience officer for EMEA and Daniël Sytsma to chief design officer of EMEA with immediate effect.
They will be critical in...
BBC Sounds - Listen without Limits
This ad from BBC Creative is directed by Megaforce for the public broadcaster’s personalised music, radio and podcast app for young listeners. It features a slew of stars from the world of music and...
Wella Professionals appoints The&Partnership
Beauty company Coty has appointed The&Partnership London as global lead creative agency for its Wella Professionals brand.
The appointment is effective immediately and reflects Coty’s focus on...
Facebook confirms AR glasses
Facebook has confirmed it is working on augmented reality (AR) eyewear technology. Last year, the company submitted a patent application for AR glasses which details using waveguide display with a two-dimensional...
Taster by Koto
London-based design studio Koto has overseen the branding for French food delivery service Taster.
The design is typical of the Koto’s minimal style while at the same time jumps out with a bold, colourful and eye-catching...
Kelly Anna joins Jelly
Print designer and illustrator Kelly Anna has joined Jelly London for representation. Known for her signature bold and vivacious style, Anna’s output has earned her clients such as Nike, Stylist and Stella...
Digital and direct marketing agency LIDA has launched a new campaign for Invesco bringing to life its exchange-traded fund (ETF) offering across Europe.
The work shows the opportunities that can unexpectedly surface in troubled times and features...
Facebook opens Portal
What if you could easily connect with your closest friends and family and feel like you’re in the same room - even when you are miles apart? Facebook has announced Portal and Portal+, two new video communication devices...
Sherwood Forest by Cafeteria
Sherwood Forest in the UK has rebranded with new work from Sheffield-based design studio Cafeteria and Birmingham-based illustrator Tom Woolley.
The assets include new branding, website, print and advertising...
Laurentino lands CCO role at Ogilvy
Ogilvy UK has appointed André Laurentino (pictured above, centre) to run its creative department as chief creative officer.
Laurentino has led multi-disciplinary teams to produce work for the likes of...
Barbie - The Dream Gap Project
Starting at the age of five, many girls begin to develop limiting self-beliefs. They stop believing their gender can do or be anything.
This is the Dream Gap and this is the year toy brand Barbie begins working to...
Tribal Worldwide gets social with AT&T
Tribal Worldwide, a division of DDB Worldwide and Omnicom, has been selected by telco AT&T to run its corporate social media account, effective immediately.
Tribal will service the business out of its...
Facebook gets political
Facebook in the UK has introduced new rules to further regulate political advertising placed on the social network.
Advertisers will now need to prove their identity and location to the platform and each piece of content...
Mr Kipling by Robot Food
Strategic brand agency Robot Food has redesigned the look of Mr Kipling cakes in the US and Australian to boost its international appeal.
The company is known in the UK for its ‘exceedingly good cakes’ slogan...
Proximity London adds Tan
Proximity London has hired Ben Tan (above) as head of strategy to lead and oversee the growing department.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Tan joins from BBD Perfect Storm where he was executive planning...
Amazon Prime Video - Great Shows Stay with You
Droga5 London has launched a new campaign to promote Amazon Prime Video’s programming slate led by four funny spots called Jack Ryan, Lucifer, Outlander and Vikings.
The ads are shot by Steve...
Ford parks WPP, names BBDO
Car manufacturer Ford has selected Omnicom’s BBDO Worldwide as its new lead creative agency after 75 years with WPP.
Wieden+Kennedy was also involved in the pitch which launched in April and the agency has taken a...
Apple adds new emoji library
Global tech giant Apple has introduced more than 70 new emoji designs to its range with the new iOS 12.1 update.
The animated images will be brought to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, including new characters with...