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Inspiration

Highlighting stories from the LGBTQ+ sports community | #BehindTheIdea

Voltarol recently announced the launch of its new campaign “More than Movement” to promote the brand in partnership with Channel 4 and GAY TIMES. The partnership, brokered by Publicis Media’s platformGSK and Publicis Media Content,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The worst LGBTQ+ campaigns, ads and initiatives

The most uninspired and offensive campaigns ever created for the LGBTQ+ community. It is always great to see a brand showing support towards the LGBTQ+ community. Representation in the creative industry is certainly on the rise, though there are...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

LGBTQ+ representation deserves more than a yearly nudge

Stonewall’s legacy lives on today. Peaceful marches of Gay Pride movements all around the world, from Europe to the US and beyond, echo the days of riots and violence which erupted at the dawn of the Seventies. The LGBTQ+ community has come a...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

Fighting the Rise in LGBTQ Abuse with The Gate London

Not all the consequences of COVID-19 make the headlines. A simple sentence, enough to have us focus in on one of the unspoken issues of the pandemic. LGBTQ abuse has risen tremendously during lockdown, and social distancing has pulled off the plug...

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Leaders

BBH London and Absolut remind the LGBTQ community to Kiss With Pride

London Pride has been and gone, and was, by all accounts, a colossal success this year, firmly cementing the big smoke as a city of warmth and acceptance for the LGBTQ community. Absolut, however, wish to underline the fact that just because Pride is...

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Features

Is TikTok a positive influence on diversity? #DiversityMonth

If a fair proportion of the mainstream legacy media were to be believed, TikTok represents a very real threat to our children. In reality though, anyone that’s ever spent even a little time scrolling through the app will tell you it is, in...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

When Branding, Politics & Capitalism Collide

We live in a dangerously divided world where politics, branding, and capitalism continue to collide. Fueled by social media’s immediacy, vast reach, and influence, and a society stoked by activism, we’ve never been more socially...

Posted by: Lysle Wickersham
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Features

Top 10 Celebrity Brand Ambassadors of the 21st Century #MediaMonth

The symbiotic relationship between celebrities and brands is a time-honoured tradition that’s been going back hundreds of years. Indeed, as far back as the late 19th century, West End stage actress Lillie Langtry made a name for herself as the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

#CreativeLeaders | An interview with Iris Worldwide’s Ross Taylor

This year, Creativepool celebrated 10 years of creative excellence with the eighth edition of the Creativepool Annual and handed out over 250 prizes at a lavish Annual Launch Party in the centre of London. Without the individuals, however, the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

#CompanySpotlight on JOAN, a very modern agency

This week we're shining our company spotlight on an award-winning creative company named Independent Agency of the Year by Campaign and Small Agency of the Year by Adweek. JOAN is all about inclusion and diversity and its Co-Founder and Chief...

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Features

Global creative calendar: July 2023

As our world continues to shapeshift, many world-famous gatherings are inviting us back in person, even as innovative online events continue to proliferate and offer unprecedented learning opportunities. In many cases, the online events offer direct...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow Mark Izatt, Director of Cream Creative

Tell us a bit about your role! Is there a “typical” day? My role spans most client accounts at Cream, so I’m usually multi-tasking across campaigns - switching my mindset between brands, target audiences, messages, and...

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Inspiration

Outvertising rewrites the past for a more inclusive future | #BehindTheIdea

To underline just how far we have come and have yet to travel as far as inclusivity in advertising is concerned, the LGBTQIA+ advocacy group quite cleverly called Outvertising, recently unveiled a major campaign to coincide with LGBT History Month....

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Leaders

When a joke goes too far – The importance of impact vs intention

timeTo is an organisation that focuses on providing regular training for agencies and employees as well as support for sexual harassment in the workplace. Within the training supplied by timeTo there is emphasis on the intention behind the...

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Leaders

Top 10 most exciting graphic designers on Creativepool

The best graphic designers inhabit that space between the creative and the business-minded; the tangible and the intangible. It would be quite easy (and reductive) to simply take the phrase literally and describe a graphic designer simply as...

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Inspiration

When the sky’s the limit, how do you find your creative niche? 

Whether you’re opening your creative business in a unique industry, or a saturated market, it’s important to recognise what makes you different from your competition. But in a world where anything seems possible, how do you focus on the...

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Leaders

#GettingToKnow the special ops man born with mischief in his blood

Paul Mallon is a man who feels he was always a perfect fit for Lucky Generals as it’s an agency, like him, “born with mischief in their blood.” He came to LG after working at Paddy Power, who were the agency’s first client...

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Inspiration

Riding the new wave of inclusion with Wunderman Thompson 

We all like to feel like we belong. It’s a pretty fundamental human trait and it’s one that the world of advertising has known all too well for a very long time. But making someone feel like they belong to something isn’t the same...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Global creative calendar: July 2022

As our world continues to shapeshift, a growing list of world-famous gatherings are inviting us back in person. And still, the trend of innovative online events remains a massive learning opportunity, where access continues to surge. Simply by...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Leaders

WHAT’S UP 2022? Three media experts predict the year’s big trends

Long form, short form, educator content, social media and inclusivity - a trio of industry leaders predict what they expect to be big this year, whilst examining where they come from in the first place. Simon Binns, editor of LAD Bible, Matt...

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Industry

Global creative calendar: August 2021

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. A large number are also new in this edition. Among them are some of the world's most famous cultural and...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Features

Ads that made history: IKEA's Dining Room (1994)

When we think of ads that made history, we usually focus on one particular aspect. We want to see the most expensive, the most effective, the one that made us all laugh or cry, maybe even the one who made us all wish we could start a class action on...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo

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