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Exhibiting: Bucking the Digital Trend

Exhibiting events have been around for over 160 years. Believe it or not, it was London’s very own Hyde Park that housed the very first trade show: The Great Exhibition. The reason for these type of events? To get all of the best products in...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Brand simplicity – a trend or natural evolution?

In early January, Mastercard dropped its name from its logo, and a number of industry commentators picked up their pens to discuss the meaning of the move. The financial brand cited the removal of the wordmark as a move towards greater digital...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Trend Report: How Beauty Brands Got Digital

Once upon a time the beauty industry was in a pretty set way. Brands such as L’Oreal, Avon and Estée Lauder only needed to whip up tried-and-tested print and billboard campaigns with household celebrities in order to sell new products and...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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This Imperfect Trend will improve your self esteem

The imperfection trend has been around for a while, but we’re only just seeing its permeation into the mainstream. In the last couple of months, we’ve seen Asda embrace wonky carrots and courgettes and when Getty Images released their top...

Posted by: Amplify
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Say bye to Coco: Is Birch the next trend in packaged water?

British design studio Horse has created a unique log-like carton and a Norse-inspired identity for the aptly-named Tåpped; a drink actually made from birch-sap. Created to help the Finnish drink break into the UK market, the design aims to...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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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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WHEN IDEAS KILL

The average brand spends millions of dollars on marketing every year. For the big global brands, it's billions. "Half my advertising spend is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half" - US retail magnate John Wanamaker (1838-1922). These...

Posted by: Matt Batten
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Luxury that lasts: Six tenets for timelessness

From business models to branding, ideas of luxury are shifting rapidly. Keeping up with tech, anticipating sector developments and being part of cultural conversations are only a handful of essentials for luxury brands who wish to sustain the...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Context is queen - The power of contextual advertising

There’s an adage in online media that you’ve probably all heard a thousand times before - “content is king.” But the thing is, content without context is just words and pictures. If content is king then context is...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Why you need to embrace nostalgia marketing right now 

Nostalgia marketing is taking the world by storm, as millennials and Gen-Z are longing for the past, and brands are taking them on an exciting journey through time. The result? A successful marketing campaign that converts. Today, we explore how...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How generative AI will transform our approach to marketing | #TechMonth

Up till now, Artificial Intelligence (AI) within the world of marketing has largely been centred around using algorithms to make decisions or analyse data. Now, however, we are seeing real breakthroughs in AI successfully performing jobs that humans...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to achieve performance objectives with connected experiences

Performance metrics for digital advertising have transformed our industry. Transparent, targeted, and accountable campaigns are more impactful than ever. The challenge to brands is wading through the variety of digital advertising options. Choose...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Looking for purpose in your next job? You’re not alone

It was September 2016 when this article from The Guardian unveiled that millennials want “purpose over paychecks”. Fast forward to 2022, two years after the beginning of a global pandemic, and things are hardly looking any different. If...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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12 unexpected graphic design trends to watch for in 2022

When everything is said and done, the graphic design trends of 2022 are a motley crew. Frasurbane and anti-design, escapism and grunge, doodles and parametric patterns are some of the themes explored. It's difficult to envision any of these diverse...

Posted by: Chris Bicourt
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Inspiration

#GettingToKnow one of the fiercest female illustrators in the game

To mark the end of Women’s History Month, we’re getting to know the illustrator, artists and graphic designer Lucie Corbasson, known professionally as Lucie Louxor. Lucie has been working as a freelance designer for just over four years...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Next generation marketing: how to play in the Metaverse

A new digital era is on the horizon as the metaverse evolves from sci-fi concept into reality. While online channels have been the driving force of connectivity between businesses and consumers over the past couple of years, many are now...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The next frontier - The rise of NFTs in retail

Great news: according to The Collins Dictionary, NFT was the word of 2021, which means there now exists a go-to way to explain these elusive virtual tokens to your grandparents... Defined as “a unique digital certificate, registered in a...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Inspiration

A retro flash mob featuring Steps brings the house down | #BehindTheIdea

Last month, O2 launched a social first campaign to promote the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 foldable phone by UK agency of record, VCCP London and Girl&Bear. The campaign saw the iconic Noughties pop band, Steps, take over the famous O2 arena with a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Did COVID-19 press reset on innovation?

Following the turbulence and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s no secret that businesses throughout the UK have been forced to adapt to the evolving demands of the new normal. Although strategies have differed depending on sector and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Giving some time and space to Shutterstock’s six big trends of 2022

Trends. January is always going to be the month of trends and trend think pieces. It’s inevitable and it makes sense and while some might baulk at the idea of reading yet another thousand words of ponderous prattle, if there’s one company...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

From accessibility to sustainability: Packaging design trends in 2022

Between the continued acceleration of online deliveries, and the loud call of COP26, in 2021 had never been more aware of the role packaging plays in our world. But what have we learnt, and how will this influence packaging trends over the next...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Aural sculpture - Shaping the virtual sounds of the future

In 2021, amp predicted a rise in investment in audio branding and audio-focused content. As many brands shifted to more immersive digital storytelling and e-commerce, the role of sound in branding across all industries has significantly changed. New...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

A conversation about IceCream, Hobbies & WH Smith...

Where do you get inspiration from? The typical answer here is to say ‘from everywhere’ but that’s really flipping unhelpful to those reading thinking, I really need some inspiration, where do I look. I was once in a meeting with...

Posted by: Simon Manchipp

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