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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...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Member Spotlight: Port Elizabeth and beyond with illustrator Rebecca Hayter

Freelance illustrator Rebecca Hayter lasted just three months in her role at a design company before following her heart and going it alone. While the structure, salary and guaranteed workflow were nice for a while, her personal beliefs and stance on...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Spotlight: Cosmo Mulford's pen and ink art adds detail to the doodle

Asked what inspires his black and white hand-drawn pieces created with ink pens, illustrator Cosmo Mulford (below) says his style is influenced by comic books and Japanese art. English illustrator and author Aubrey Beardsley and Czech painter and...

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Inspiration

Spotlight: Illustrator Ryan Hodge's political art earns our vote

London-based illustrator Ryan Hodge believes that if politicians like Theresa May, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump didn’t exist in real life, they’d be extremely funny as fictional animated characters. He doesn’t disclose his...

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Inspiration

Creativepool Spotlight: Ben the Illustrator

Having won a silver award in last year's Creativepool Annual for New York City Department of Transport, self-employed artist Ben the Illustrator is the focus of this Spotlight Q&A. Find out about his route into the industry which has led to working...

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News

New signing: Geoffroy de Crécy

We are super excited to announce our most recent signing - Geoffroy de Crécy. Geoffroy is a French director and illustrator, who continuously explores many ways to apply and combine the techniques of traditional animation, stop-motion, 3D and...

Posted by: Jelly London
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Advertising

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Advertising

With the 2018​ FIFA World Cup kicking off this very afternoon, we've scoured the internet to bring you the best ads, campaigns, brand activations and more that have sprung up in the last few weeks in honour of the tournament known to those who...

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Events

London Design Fair 2017: Curating the Curators

From 21st-24th September 2017, the London Design Fair will once more host the largest collection of international exhibitions, designers, brands, country pavilions and galleries, set in one dynamic location during the London Design Festival....

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Curiosity makes the perfect shot with Michael Drummond

Michael Drummond has spent the last 13 years photographing personal projects all across the UK and taking commissions that have led him to shoot cityscapes in Dubai, supercars in Italy and hotel kitchens in London. Michael’s secret weapon is...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Entertainment

WE ARE Pi Launches Pi Studios With Channel 4 Documentary on House Music

The Amsterdam-based entertainment company Pi Studios launches today with its first TV commission from Channel 4, and media partnership with digital publisher Lad Bible. Pi Studios connects the dots between brands, broadcasters and digital publishers...

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Design

Tate Britain celebrates Queer British Art this spring

(Header Image) "Bathing" by Duncan Grant This spring, Tate Britain will host the first exhibition dedicated to queer British art. Unveiling material that relates to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) identities, the show will mark the...

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Features

Beach Meets: Jayde Perkin

Continuing our series of recent grad interviews, we chatted to Jayde Perkin - her delicate watercolour illustrations are full of cute pastel tones, and fun representations of everyday life. Plus, I’m a sucker for an illustrated gallery scene...

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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Creating a neutral setting with f+f architects

f+f architects are a Parisian architectural firm with a portfolio ranging from interior projects and furniture design, to large scale cultural facilities and urban planning. Their contemporary design approach derives context from physical, cultural,...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Features

Creativepool City Guides: First stop, Berlin

Our new City Guides feature is the guidebook you never asked for but always wanted. Conventional travel guides are all good, but they don't really offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a city's creative heart. We're changing all that, by...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Design

BBC announces UX&D Digital Design Research Roster

After a rigorous and creative selection process, the BBC have announced their new User Experience and Design (UX&D) Digital Design Research roster, which features the eight agencies the BBC is now committed to work with for the next 2 years. Over 50...

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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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Advice

The benefits of getting an agent

Getting an agent Agents promote creatives in a number of ways, including, on their websites, by personal one-to-one presentations to commissioning art directors/buyers and direct email-shots. Promotions can take the form of postcards, desktop...

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Inspiration

Focal Point: Off to Glasgow with RISOTTO

It's February, it's cold and summer seems a long way away. But Gabriella and the wonderful RISOTTO Studio are injecting sunshine into otherwise grey days with bold and playful prints. Grab your sunglasses and let's soak up the colour. Tell us a bit...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Advertising

Zebra celebrate anniversary with central London migration

Global content production and adaptation company Zebra Worldwide is marking its 10 year anniversary by launching a content focused consulting & technology offer from new offices in W1. Founded by Luke Hammersley and Nic Franklin in 2005, Zebra...

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Features

Focal Point: From Graffiti to Screen Printing with ZEBU

How would you sum up ZEBU? ZEBU are an art and illustration duo from Berlin. Our work is bold, reduced and humorous. How did you guys get started in the industry? We have our roots in graffiti and urban art culture. Back in the day we were a...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Design

London Transport Museum opens Design Gallery and pop-up shop

The recent history of London is a fascinating one indeed, especially when you factor in how the progress of transportation has transformed the city into a bustling, seemingly endless metropolis. The designs that underlined these changes appeared to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Design

Would you drive a cardboard Lexus?

In the wake of VW-gate, car makers are now making even more of an effort to design vehicles that are as eco-friendly as possible. Something tells us that this cardboard Lexus might be a one-off though. The luxury car makers typically work with sheet...

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Design

Designs unveiled for Bath Quays Bridge competition

Six designs from six different teams were revealed this week for a new bridge over the River Avon in Bath. The Bath Quays Bridge will link a new development on the bank of the River Avon with Bath's UNESCO-protected city centre, which is renowned for...

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Features

Meet Shota Kotake: Guinness World Record-Breaking Artist

Well, that’s the aim, anyway. Japanese-born Shota Kotake is on a mission. Not quite a holy mission, but one that nonetheless involves him painting the portrait of a priest every day for three years. That priest, though, is Father Ted, the...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Job Description: Copy Editor

A copy editor makes sure that a text is readable, accurate and ready for publication. View People View Companies View Jobs Job Description, Salaries and Benefits A copy editor makes sure that a text is readable, accurate and ready for...

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Design

Sanket Avlani thinks it's all about the journey not the destination

Taxis in Mumbai are not only the most convenient form of transport but have also become an iconic aspect of the city’s culture, and whilst a lot of care and attention is lavished on these taxis by their drivers, very little thought is given to...

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Design

Two iconic London institutions get made over

Two famous upper-class London hangouts have been given a spit and polish recently. First up, the Soho-based Groucho Club has been redesigned by Michaelis Boyd Associates, who were tasked with updating the arts & media-focused private members club...

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Events

The LPA Futures Photographers

LPA Futures is a division of the Lisa Pritchard Agency which supports and promotes the next generation of commercial photographers. We had a fantastic response to this year’s competition and the standard of entries was exceptionally high across...

Posted by: Lisa Pritchard
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Features

Philosophical dialogues exploring the cultural creativity of the brain

Creativity is multi-faceted and has many guises. Contrary to conventional belief, it is not only the realm of artists - we all need it in everyday life whether it's at work, figuring out how to frame the perfect pitch, or at home, cooking a...

Posted by: Jugular:Joining The Head and the Heart
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Features

Introducing Mariana Rodrigues: jelly London's newest Future

Ever wondered what inspires the jelly talent? What drives them? What a typical day is like? jelly London's Head of Creative Comms Rachael Guiver went behind the scenes with jelly's newest Futures illustrator Mariana Rodrigues to ask how she starts...

Posted by: Jelly London
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Design

Dirty Sanchez veteran grows up (almost)

Does anyone remember Dirty Sanchez? Unfortunately, I do. For the (lucky) uninitiated amongst us, it was essentially a Welsh reading of Jackass. In other words, it featured man-children degrading themselves via a series of increasingly bizarre stunts...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns

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