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SONOS and Amplify launch ReScored in partnership with Abbey Road Studios

SONOS is collaborating again with creative agency Amplify to help launch their wireless home cinema speaker, the PLAYBASE. The campaign continues SONOS’ long-term commitment to giving listeners the high-quality experience they deserve, doing...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Abbey Road opens first official retail store

I'll probably never get to record an album at Abbey Road. It's been a dream of mine since the moment I first picked up a guitar almost two decades ago, but I've come to the sad conclusion that this particular dream shall remain unfulfilled. The same...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Top 5 Ads of the Week: Christmas Special

It's that time of year again when brands start milking our emotional connection to Christmas, so here I'll be looking at a few of the more interesting Christmas-themed ads to debut in recent weeks. I won't be featuring the annual John Lewis spot from...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Lord Alan Sugar at FOM15 On Advertising

Though he might be more famous as an icy television personality these days thanks to his annual appearance on BBC One's The Apprentice as a stereotypical curmudgeon doling out advice to an increasingly infuriating batch of guileless narcissists...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Virgin Trains unite East and West for the first time

Virgin Trains is uniting its East and West Coast rail franchises for the first time ever in a combined integrated campaign that aims to use subtle wit and humour to help the brand become one of the best loved in the UK. The “Be Bound for...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The Oscars are more expensive than the Super Bowl

Though it attracts only half the viewers, a recent study unveiled by Forbes has revealed that advertisers pay a larger premium to show off their wares at The Academy Awards, which were held in LA last night and were broadcast in the US on the ABC...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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It's official! The Queen has tweeted.

"It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R." That's what it said, the first tweet from Her Majesty The Queen. Causing a great deal of fuss, it arrived on...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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FIVE WAYS TO KEEP YOUR BRAND RELEVANT.

Embrace constant change, keep it new and tell dramatic stories. Freddie Baveystock, our Strategy Director, explains how brands can remain fresh as featured in The Guardian. The ever-changing competition between which brands are hot and which are not...

Posted by: Rufus Leonard
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The shape of things to come. Highly (in)accurate predictions for 2013.

by Magnus Shaw. Very little is certain in this life, but the mad rush of predictions for the year ahead is a rock on which we can depend in the awkward gap between Christmas and New Year. Unfortunately, most of them will be wildly inaccurate - with...

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Opinions - Brand GB. As seen from USA

by John Fountain I was in the US during the entirety of the Olympic Games. As I wasn't able to secure any tickets to any of the events I couldn't see any particular reason for sticking around. So me and my mob headed in the opposite direction to...

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Opinions - Skip this. Why online broadcast ads are a disaster.

by Magnus Shaw Hello. And welcome to the Creativep ... LOUD MUSIC, SHOUTING, SOUND EFFECTS ... ool blog. I thought it would be useful to dis ... POP SONG, KIDS GIGGLING, CORNY JINGLE ... cuss how advertisers are handling broadcast ads on the inter...

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Top 10 most exciting art directors on Creativepool

Art Directors are the masters of creativity and the ones responsible for steering the visual and thematic heart of a project. They are responsible for what commercial campaigns look like and guide the hands and imaginations of various creatives to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Queen Elizabeth II – Why she was and always will be our media Queen

When Queen Elizabeth II took the throne, even my parents had yet to be born. She was the longest serving monarch in history and it appears unlikely that will ever again be contested so when the news stuck yesterday evening, a definite shockwave was...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Global creative calendar: August 2022

Among dozens of momentous events set to play out in the weeks ahead, many are already underway, or will commence with the dawn of August. The list includes some of the world’s most famous cultural and creative industry gatherings set to welcome...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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F**k it and fit - Refusing to fit in with Simply Be | #BehindTheIdea

Simply Be has launched a bold rallying cry the summer calling for an end to bad fitting fashion. The campaign by integrated creative agency ODD is called “F-it" and sees the brand expanding beyond the perceptions of being a plus-size only...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Global creative calendar: September 2021

Never have we found so many extraordinary offerings to showcase in a Global Creative Calendar edition. Wherever you are, you will recognize many of the social engagements returning to pop culture's center stage. Historically, we have hit the road to...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Rebrand Roundup: Sherwood Forest, The Guardian Weekly and more

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...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Why great design needs great copy

Resplendent in a white silk dress and crimson cape, the Queen steps gracefully down from her golden chariot and begins a slow, dignified walk into Westminster Abbey. Accompanied by the ancestral Mistress of the Robes and Archbishop of Canterbury, the...

Posted by: Woven Agency
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Rebrand Roundup: New designers, the RAF, feeling super and other stories

Village Green - New Designers Graduate show New Designers has unveiled a new visual identity, featuring imagery that depicts a mishmash of brightly coloured materials and objects. Now in its 33rd year, the two-week-long graduate show highlights the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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London student artwork celebrates the launch of Elizabeth line trains

Design students from East London have helped create a new advertising campaign that has been launched on board Transport for London’s (TfL’s) new Elizabeth line trains to explain to customers the benefits they will enjoy while...

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Creative Opinions: VR (The Emotional Connection)

Dan Phillips, Head of Digital and Interactive at MPC Advertising Cutting to the core of who we are and evoking primitive human emotion forms the basis of experiences that are talked about, shared and remembered. In advertising, therefore, it is no...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Rebrand Roundup: Bins, Pies, 'Secret' Clubs and other stories

Conran Design Group - Keep Britain Tidy Award-winning brand design agency Conran Design Group (part of the Havas Creative Group) has partnered with Keep Britain Tidy on a new brand identity including the redesign of the charity’s famous...

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Industry

One Last Chance to Enter The 21st Annual Webby Awards

Hailed by The New York Times as "the Internet's highest honor," The Webbys has been celebrating the best of the Internet since 1996 (in other words, since the days of dial-up). That includes everything from individual digital projects like Humans of...

Posted by: The Webby Awards
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Top 10 Hires of the Week

RKCR/Y&R RKCR/Y&R has completed its senior management triumvirate by promoting Emily James to the role of Chief Strategy Officer. James, who was previously Head of Strategy, joins CEO Jon Sharpe and newly appointed CCO Jonathan Burley on the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The 2016 Annual Winners

It gives us great pleasure in announcing this years Annual winners! New this year we presented the limited edition gold books for the winners in each category. (On top of this we also print 15,000 other copies and distribute them across the globe,...

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Mark Ronson and McCann create a 'Priceless' cover of Uptown Funk

To celebrate the credit card brand's 19th year of sponsoring the Brit Awards, MasterCard have teamed up with celebrated producer (and BRIT Award winner) Mark Ronson to give six of his fans the chance to record a cover of his ubiquitous hit...

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TFL and Barber & Osgerby unveil final Crossrail designs

The interior designs for London’s new Crossrail trains from design duo Barber & Osgerby, have been unveiled by the Mayor of London and Transport for London. Barber & Osgerby have acted as design consultants for the interiors, working alongside...

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Berlin Dispatch: Ciclope International Festival of Craft

For the last two years Berlin has been the home of CICLOPE Festival, the only international event fully dedicated to the craft of moving image. Since moving to the heart of Berlin’s über cool Mitte district in 2012, it has become THE place...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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The Latest Highlights & Trends in Tech

The first VR musical instrument is backed by Abbey Road A virtual reality musical instrument has been developed that can potentially mimic thousands of instruments through a unique (and really rather clever) 3D sensor. The design of the boldly named...

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