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Design

Glastonbury 2015 in Design

As a self proclaimed 'festival veteran' I like to think I've seen it all. I've seen 50 Cent pelted to within an inch of his life with piss, I've seen grown men weep into their lukewarm lagers as Radiohead finally give in and play Creep after almost a...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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News

The Beeb's new take on Glastonbury

As Glastonbury 2013 gets ready to kick off, those of us who are not there in person will no doubt be tuning into the BBC at some point over this weekend to enjoy their ever-extensive coverage of the event. The BBC have just unveiled their new logo...

Posted by: Jessica Hazel
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Design

Snoozebox redesign is a Tangerine Dream

Snoozebox, the portable hotel chain, recently enjoyed a complete redesign courtesy of Tangerine, the London-based design consultancy. The hotels in question are modelled (in part at least) on the portable hotels found in Japan, only these compact...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Trends

Conscious consumerism and what it means for your brand - part I

Remember when we went mad for organic? In 2002 the UK industry was estimated to be worth £1 billion. Galvanised by a pesticide-free product that promised better taste and nutritional value, champions of organic produce threw serious shade on the...

Posted by: Southpaw
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Inspiration

Spotlight: Spot the celebrity in Pete Ellis' album of illustrations

While illustrator Pete Ellis jokes he grew up in London’s Thornton Heath long before Glastonbury headliner Stormzy arrived in the area, the rapper wouldn’t look out of place in one of Ellis’ art pieces. His portfolio is awash with...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Events

Global creative calendar: June 2019

At least for now, it’s pretty safe to assume that the organisers of major conferences and large-scale events are humans… and as we all know, even their very best-laid plans can go awry. I hope no crossed lines of communications have...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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DWA brings you the June Creative Calendar, Part II

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Addressing the entire world at what3words

what3words is the simplest way to talk about any location. This London-based startup has given every 3m x 3m square on the planet, a fixed and unique three word address which uses ordinary, everyday vocabulary across 14 languages. By saying...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

BMB - Tapi BMB has won the advertising business for British flooring chain Tapi Carpets & Floors. BMB scooped the account after a competitive pitch. The pitch was handled directly by the client. BMB will now create a major advertising campaign...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Design

Rebrand Roundup: From Wimbledon to Rumps on Trump

Brand Union - Race Against Dementia Brand Union has created the brand identity for Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s new charity, Race Against Dementia. Race Against Dementia aims to fund research to find a cure for the disease and search...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

BBH London unbox 200 years of history for Clarks

For almost 200 years, Clarks shoes have held true to their founding values on an incredible, generational journey through revolutions and social upheaval, conflicts and chaos, disasters and triumphs. Now, for the first time ever, the brand’s...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Technology

Experience a music festival as the Festival Buddy Robot

In my youth (I'm approaching 30 so feel I've just about earned the right to use that phrase) I would typically spend almost every weekend during the summer at a music festival. Sometimes knee-deep in mud and excrement whilst gleefully nodding along...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Taylor Swift is the new face of the Keds rebrand

Kanye West caused mild outrage (but that is his raison d'être) at Glastonbury last month when he declared himself as the “Biggest rock star on the planet,” but the truth is, he isn’t even close. In fact, that mantle belongs to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Meet Marcus Haney: The man who breaks into festivals for a living

This modern world has brought us a swathe of unusual job titles. Certainly our grandparents wouldn't have a clue what a Social Media Manager does, much less an SEO Executive. So how about a Professional Fence Jumper? This is how a man called Marcus...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Features

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, catch a Clarkson...and let him go?

Last week, Jeremy Clarkson was forced to apologise for having said a bad thing. A very bad thing. It is the only word in the whole English language that I can think of that is 100%, totally and utterly off limits. The word is “n****r”....

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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News

Hailo, Nowness, SoundCloud among winners of Lovie Awards

International sensation Hailo, lifestyle media provocateur Nowness, and pop culture gem Catleidoscope will be saluted alongside special achievement honourees Candy Crush Saga, “Father of Wi-Fi” Vic Hayes, and Inside Out Project founder JR...

Posted by: The Lovie Awards
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News

It's political correctness gone mental

So, tell me honestly, does that title offend you? It's a serious question - I put it there deliberately. The reason being that, last week, Asda paid £25,000 to mental health charity Mind for advertising what was deemed to be a completely...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Features

Why social media is making us lonely.

In 2010, at a cost of $300 million, 800 miles of fibre-optic cable was laid between the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange to shave three milliseconds off trading times. Yet within this world of instant and absolute...

Posted by: Jessica Hazel
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News

Yes we Cannes! What's happening at the festival today?

Have you ever been to Cannes? Not on a cycling holiday, but the festival? No, not the movie festival - the creativity festival, The Lions? Ever been to that? Me neither - but I do find myself reading about it every year; largely because the industry...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Features

A lot of Cillit Bang for your buck

Wandering around a supermarket when it's not busy like at 8am on a Saturday morning makes one of life's necessary evils ever so slightly more pleasurable. Not much more, admittedly I'd rather be asleep, for one thing but ever so slightly. One thing...

Posted by: Creativepool

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