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How little or how much? The problem with value

A little story: My son is at art school here in Shrewsbury, where they’ve recently had their end-of-year exhibition. During the event, he managed to get a commission and a sale. When asked for a price, he froze for a few seconds and then...

Posted by: Tony Clarkson
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The future of the design industry?

Whether you’re already in the design industry or are a design student, you must have come across the news about government cuts within the arts sector. It’s been rumoured for a while, although right now, as we’re in the midst of it, there’s...

Posted by: Tony Clarkson
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The design agency boss that went back to design school

By John Fountain Here’s a widely sweeping statement but in the main I think it’s true: Creative people are not so fond of training. Think about it. I bet most designers, illustrators and art workers are self-taught on the Mac. In fact...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

RKCR/Y&R unveil new “Back to School” TV ads for M&S

M&S uploaded three new “Back to School” TV spots to its Facebook Twitter and YouTube channels yesterday, as well as an exclusive online video called “Both Getting Picked”. The ads form part of a campaign, which will focus on...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

How to make going back to school look pretty awesome

In my youth, there were few things that irritated me more than the glaring “Back to School” signs that seemed to adorn every retail outlet under the sun during the summer holidays, seemingly taunting happy children everywhere with the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Y&R send Premier League stars back to school in first unsponsored ad

The Premier League is launching its first-ever unsponsored ad campaign, with a TV spot starring players including Theo Walcott and Gary Cahill interacting with kids at a primary school as they read from TH Palmer’s inspirational poem...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Branston and mcgarrybowen help kids beat the back-to-school blues

With the summer holidays finally over and done with (at least if you're a parent) Branston is making back to school lunches extra special by helping parents decorate their kids’ sandwich bags with witty cartoon illustrations. Branston’s...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The connected packaging with a back-to-school boost #BehindTheBrand

Leading producers of juice and beverages, Gulf Union Foods Co, has partnered with creative technology studio Appetite Creative to create a fun and interactive connected packaging experience for its “Original” juice brand, to give young...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Publicis and the digital driving school

I was never a natural driver. It took a solid 2 years of lessons and 3 failed attempts before I even came close to passing the practical test, and even the theory test almost derailed me more times than I'd care to admit. I've never been one for...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Maurice Levy Announced as Honorary Chairman of the Cannes Lions School

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has invited Maurice Levy to become its first Honorary Chairman of the Cannes Lions School, the collective name of the Festival's extensive onsite learning and development programmes. Cannes Lions...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Back To School with some of Creativepool's Top 25

The leaves are turning a rusty shade of green and there’s very definitely a chill in the air which can only mean one thing: Autumn’s here. And so, after a summer of veritable freedom, we’re all heading back to our desks, ready to knuckle down...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Workshop

How To Prepare For Portfolio School

Before grabbing that elusive creative career in advertising, many start off developing their skills in a portfolio school or portfolio program. If you want to start getting prepared, there are some things you can do to get a leg up on your fellow...

Posted by: Kevin Forister
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Has Gen Z become too trigger happy for old school advertising?

Does anybody remember actively looking forward to the adverts? I do. We’re talking about the halcyon days of the mid-90’s here, when TV advertisements were proper events that sent shockwaves across the playground. Today, it’s only...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Art Exchange unlocks the art world by uniting art, tech and business

Art Exchange, a new art event featuring a range of exhibitions and talks fusing the worlds of art, tech and business is launching in London this month. The aim of the event is to show how art can help companies and individuals adapt and prosper, in...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

The art of emailing disguised as the art of waffling

I'm going to let you into a secret. Not a massive one, like I know that Pop Idol was fixed back in 2002 and Gareth Gates should have beaten Will Young into second place. No, I'm talking about something really, really insignificant. My minimum word...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Leaders

J. Walter Thompson, Grayson Perry and the GSA turn Ash to Art

In a Campaign created by J. Walter Thompson London, 25 leading international artists, including Simon Starling, Sir Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry, Cornelia Parker, Jenny Saville, David Shrigley and Douglas Gordon have used materials retrieved from...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

CP Loves... Bauhaus: Art as life

by Jessica Hazel The Barbican has just launched an exhibition about the most influential art school of the twentieth century, the largest to take place in the capital in the last 40 years. That art school is of course Bauhaus - think tubular steel...

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Member Spotlight: The Indisputable Rules of Art with Laszlo Ary

Laszlo Ary believes that rules are there for a reason, and all of his art exists to show as much. Careful composition, attention to the principles of art and crazy regard for details are all features of Laszlo's work, who moved from a simple passion...

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Inspiration

Member Spotlight: Moving and shaking with art director David Simoes

Things move fast in advertising. After writing a series of short stories to a creative director working on Unilever back in his hometown of Lisbon years ago, David Simoes managed to bag a meeting at the agency while looking for his first job. The...

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Inspiration

The spectacular resilience of an art director - #MemberSpotlight

Taking a look at the pictures below and throughout the piece, you wouldn't even imagine that Christine Serchia had no idea what an art director was, as she started in her former role for Cubitts. Clearly, she's a keen and incredibly focused...

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Leaders

BBDO turn the twist ending into an art form with Sandy Hook PSA

Usually we would have included this PSA as part of our Ads of the Week piece, but this work was so powerful and so well put together that we thought it deserved a deeper examination. This is a spot that has been gathering quite a lot of attention on...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Spotlight - Max Polak - Art director

- View Max’s Creativepool profile “I started my creative career as a graffiti writer and was priveleged enough to work with the likes of Banksy, Revok & Aroe MSK. I then moved into fashion and worked as a graphics and branding designer...

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Leaders

Saatchi invest in the future of art

Saatchi Art recently unveiled the latest edition of their annual Invest in Art series, which features the best work from emerging artists, handpicked by the site's chief curator, Rebecca Wilson. This year, Wilson has selected seven young artists from...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The Glass Art of Hiromi Takizawa

Uniting glass and emotion, Japanese born Hiromi Takizawa has changed the rules, creating a new paradigm of conduct for heated glass that succumbs to her conscious and her subconscious. Displaying a mastery of the medium, she uses shape, reflection...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Job Description: Art Director

Art Directors in advertising are responsible for what advertisements look like. They are involved in creating a campaign that has an instant, positive impact on the consumer in order to promote the product or brand being advertised. They can be...

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Leaders

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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Workshop

How much should I charge as a Freelance Art Director?

A guide to Art Director rates, with tips and advice from experienced professionals in the industry In the advertising world, Art Directors are the hand of creativity. They are responsible for what commercial campaigns look like, they oversee...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Member Spotlight: Loving Art with Ken Eakins

Freelance video editor Ken Eakins isn't someone who would dabble in formalities and beat around the bush. Born a journalist, grown in film and television, Ken has worked with clients in the likes of BBC, while also cultivating a passion for art in...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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