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Focal Point: MVM talks iconic portraits and minimalism

Norwegian designer Magnus Voll Mathiassen (aka. MVM) has been working in design for over ten years. In that time he's amassed an impressive bulk of work. Whether it's sketchy minimalist portraits of pop culture icons like Kanye, or sketching for...

Posted by: Jade French
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CP Loves... How Anthony Gerace uses a Playboy.

by Jessica Hazel On first glance, these chromatic collages from Anthony Gerace appear to be quite simple compositions but what they actually represent is hours and hours of trawling through vintage magazines such as Life, Playboy and Popular...

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Opinions - It's only natural. The American instinct for marketing.

by Magnus Shaw I'm in America. Staying in Kissimmee, Florida and genuinely delighted to see things looking a lot better. Last year I was alarmed at the number of boarded up stores and saddened by the prevalence of regular Americans soliciting money...

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Making music in the streaming age – #CompanySpotlight

When the advent of streaming unleashed pretty much what looked like a catastrophe on the music industry, many were forced to adapt or die. Founder of Syncsmith Gavin Mee was placed in an uncomfortable position - but he managed to make that harshness...

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Behind the Idea: Catching creative stardust for O2

A recent ad for UK telco O2 promotes the brand’s Priority scheme, which offers a variety of exclusive experiences for customers. The spot sees a series of shooting stars travel through the sky before being caught by O2 customers’ phones,...

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Behind the scenes with jelly's newest directors Mr Kaplin

We're very excited to introduce the amazingly talented Mr Kaplin to jelly's red hot directors roster. We talk inspiration, dream clients, and why animation is such a powerful storytelling tool... Mr Kaplin specialises in 3D design and animation....

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Step inside the Jelly Kitchen

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 Kitchen's A team to find out how it all started, what they love most...

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CP Loves... "Scrapheap Symphony" by Chris Cairns

by Jessica Hazel. You might think that glitchy dial-up modems and clunky printers are a thing of the past and that their rightful place is rotting away in a landfill somewhere. However the thing is that modern, quieter technology just doesn't cut...

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Have Obama supporters created the most insulting ad of all time?

by John Fountain. Reading the comments, it seems that quite a few people think the Obama ad that repeats the line 'Wake the Fuck Up' is pretty funny. Many are saying that for the first time someone has made a political ad that they get, and like,...

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Opinions - Making a drama out of a crisis.

by Magnus Shaw There is much to like about charity advertising. Freed from the constraints of pack-shots and multi-buys, agencies have the chance to show off their creative chops and tell real human stories - often quite brilliantly. One only has to...

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The value of balancing commercial and personal projects - #MemberSpotlight

All work and no play... well, you know the rest. It is hardly a coincidence that Jack from the Shining was a writer, and thus, a creative professional himself; the importance of balancing commercial and personal projects is much discussed in recent...

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Commercial radio enjoys biggest advertising revenue figures in 2016

Commercial radio is celebrating a record-breaking year for advertising revenue, boosted by increased investment in the medium by online retailers. Figures from Radiocentre, the industry body for UK commercial radio, reveal that commercial radio took...

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#TechTuesday: Commercial Flying Cars and other stories

Dyson opens first research and development centre outside UK Dyson has opened a new Technology Centre in Singapore, its first research and development site outside of the UK. The £330 million investment will see 1,300 staff from the centre...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Zeitguised launches dedicated Foam Studio commercial arm

Zeitguised is a German design studio that produce amazing hyper-real animation and CGI and have worked with some of the worlds biggest brands and broadcasters producing highly-stylised films and graphics, including: Absolut, Adobe IBM, Mercedes Benz,...

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Watch and comment: John Lewis’ 150th anniversary commercial

Taking a primetime advertising spot last Saturday night during Britain’s Got Talent, the new television commercial celebrating John Lewis’ 150th anniversary was revealed. Created by Adam & Eve/DDB, the ad is called Never Standing Still,...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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#MemberSpotlight on freelance graphic designer Matt Powell

How did you get into the industry? Soon after finishing college I was lucky enough to be hired by one of the most successful UK ad agencies outside London. They had a great list of clients including Jaguar Land Rover and Hyundai. I worked alongside...

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Simplifying Starbucks for 2023 | #BehindTheBrand

Last month, Starbucks debuted a new look for its ready-to-drink portfolio in partnership with global brand transformation company Landor & Fitch following a two-year creative collaboration. Starbucks identified an opportunity based on consumer...

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How to stop digital marketing spend from going to waste

With budget season upon us, a looming recession, and squeezed budgets, how can marketers plan to improve the effectiveness of digital campaigns on a budget to retail customers? ROI Hunter’s CEO, Karel Schindler, believes he has the...

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The beautiful growth of Fiora | #CompanySpotlight

Fiora, formerly known as Creation Media, is a creative digital marketing agency with offices in Bristol and London. The aim of the company, according to CEO and founder David Wenn, is to “deliver beautiful growth to all its clients by...

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The children’s book made with AI in a weekend – is it creative?

At what point does a genuinely interesting experiment become an “affront to artists everywhere?” That’s the question I shall aim to answer over the next 500 or so words. It’s a quandary that revealed itself to me when perusing...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow Daniel Collins and his rocket ship to creative glory

Daniel Collins is an award-winning content with other 7 years of experience in the industry. Currently Strategy Director at Rocket (specialist kids, youth and parent business) and Co-Founder of The Howl Creative (content creation for entertainment...

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Forget what you think you know about Jack Archer | #MemberSpotlight

A multi-skilled, creative-thinking photographer specialising in a wide range of content production. Jack Archer’s primary focus is on automotive photography working with both private and commercial clients. He is also, however, an experienced...

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Sending love to the Tin Man this Christmas | #BehindTheIdea

An Post, Ireland’s national postal service, launched a magical new creative campaign this year to demonstrates the importance of sending love to your nearest and dearest this Christmas. Taking inspiration from ‘The Wonderful Wizard of...

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Top 10 most exciting motion graphics designers on Creativepool

Motion graphics design, also known as just motion design or "MoGraph" if you’re of a certain persuasion, can be considered a major growth area of graphic design. Improvements in technology and software combined with a massive increase in the...

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ASDA on top in the tightest Christmas ad race ever

It’s been the most competitive Christmas ad season ever. People want a reason to smile, and brands have pulled out all the stops to provide it with a series of feelgood festive ads. Advertising effectiveness company System1 have unveiled their...

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How to Turn Rejection into Opportunity in the Creative Industry

Image by upklyak on Freepik Walt Disney relocated to Los Angeles in the early 1920s to try his hand at acting after his first cartoon venture failed. Walt also failed in this endeavour, but he did produce Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, in what would...

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