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Beach Meets : Patrick Savile

We first came across Patrick’s work many, many moons ago when he showed at the gallery at a People of Print exhibition - maybe back in 2011. But his recent show at Shoreditch mainstay Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes really blew us away. Get down there...

Posted by: Beach London
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Olivia Colman lends her voice to an important TFL campaign

Transport for London, the Metropolitan Police Service, British Transport Police, City of London Police and M&C Saatchi have teamed up for a new campaign that encourages people to report any unwanted sexual behaviour (USB) they experience on public...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Deja Vu as Yahoo take on AOL with new $640 million acquisition

It would appear that Yahoo are looking to beat AOL at their own game (welcome back to the late 90's!) with the $640 million acquisition of programmatic video-advertising platform BrightRoll. The deal, which is expected to close early next year, seeks...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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#Trends. Jim'll Paint It.

By Jessica Hazel Despite the dodgy Savile parodies, Jim'll Paint It is the most exciting new thing on Tumblr. A couple of weeks ago, Jim came up with a novel way of filling up his lunch breaks, he asked friends for requests for things to draw and...

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Creative Opinions: Sir Martin Sorrell and the end of an era

This week, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO and Founder of the world's largest advertising agency network, WPP, resigned from his post amidst circling 'personal misconduct' allegations that remain (at the time of writing) unresolved, much to the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Trailblazers: Rich traditions at Grilli Type

There's a strong Swiss-led tradition at the root of all of Grilli Type's typefaces, but it's the kind of tradition which silently and faithfully holds everything else up, rather than the sort which gets regurgitated over and over again. In fact,...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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An in-depth look into Twitter advertising

If you happen to have read any of my earlier posts, or you know me personally, you will know I am not a fan of Twitter at all. They have spent years playing catch up to the big social giants because they changed their channel around way too much, and...

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Why Instagram should be careful

I have been a user of social media since Facebook launched back in 2004 and like many of you have seen the development and additions of existing and new channels. In recent years the giant that once was Twitter seems to be struggling and in my...

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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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Top 10 Ads of the Week

J. Walter Thompson London - HSBC J. Walter Thompson London has created a touching, feel-good ad for HSBC celebrating how little things can make a big difference. Demonstrating the small but powerful features of HSBC’s digital current accounts...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Breaking the band in Cannes with MEC Wavemaker

I spent the better part of my late teens and early twenties as part of an unsuccessful progressive rock band called Dead Letter Office, and the best part of my late twenties in an equally unsuccessful outfit called Rubicava. So, when it comes to the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Focal Point: Getting text heavy with Andrei Robu

Andrei Robu is a designer and artist who focuses on experimental typography. With over 15 years of experience as a brand designer, Robu has worked with many big names including Bloomberg, Nike Jordan, Wired, ESPN, The Golden Globes and Visa. His work...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Top 5 Ads of the Week

Just So - DFS DFS UK - Ambassador Adam Peaty DFS launched the second phase of its Rio 2016 Olympic sponsorship campaign this week with profiles of three of Great Britain’s Olympic medal-winning hopefuls; cyclist Laura Trott, swimmer Adam...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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New campaign aims to reduce 'women as objects' in advertising

Today is International Women's Day, so it's rather appropriate to ask ourselves, as an industry, whether we are actually taking gender equality seriously. Badger & Winters say we're still part of the problem, not the solution. Badger & Winters is an...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Lily Cole and FCB Inferno create the Alphabet of Illiteracy

British supermodel and actress Lily Cole has launched a creative campaign, developed by FCB Inferno, for Project Literacy, at the Houses of Parliament. The Alphabet of Illiteracy project was established by FTSE 100 learning company, Pearson, to make...

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Agency of the Week: BBDO

BBDO has had quite a week indeed. We've already reported on the global agency network's involvement in a charming new V&A Museum exhibition and its top placings in this year's Gunn Report, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. AMV BBDO unveil...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Live streaming from AdWeek: Liberty Theater: Wednesday

Live Stream: 9:00 - Native Ad Forum We have arrived at a turning point for advertising on the modern Internet. A moment where we lay to rest the notion that interruption is the core tactic to produce attention and commit to a future built on...

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Focal Point: Advice from Tim Jarvis on how to get your work noticed

As one of the driving forces behind the design-led portfolio website Fabrik, Tim Jarvis is no stranger to presenting his work in a beautiful way. He's created brand identities for the likes of The Pressery, London's first almond milk producer, as...

Posted by: Jade French
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Fed up of selfies? How about a Shoefie?

Twitter was ablaze recently with India’s fashion-conscious youth deciding to forego the usual narcissistic selfie in favour of an altogether more dignified and original “Shoefie,” as part of a new campaign in the region that kicked off...

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Forget the needle, it's all about design led temporary tattoos

Tattoos used to be a taboo, something you tried to hide form prospective employers and your mum. They used to be something only the most hardened of criminals had – in the Russian prison system they were even their own coded language. At the very...

Posted by: Jade French
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Kristofer Ström creates surreal characters on his iPhone

The London offices of CHI & Partners have been given a surreal edge this week with the addition of some incredibly bizarre, and yet oddly beautiful images designed by Swedish artist Kristofer Ström. With a style that brings to mind (for me at...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Focal Point: Getting back to basics with Leslie David

Leslie David is a very busy lady, but she still managed to have a quick chat with us about her work processes. Whether working for high profile brands like Lancôme or making artwork for musicians like Röyksopp, she’s got a knack for...

Posted by: Jade French
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Angry Birds 2 gets bigger, badder, birdier

Whilst it probably won’t go down in history as one of the very best video games of all time, Angry Birds is arguably one of the most important and influential, especially of recent years. Indeed, years before it was dethroned by the godawful...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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The Week in Tech

Amazon Sources familiar with both companies have been suggesting this week that Amazon has shelled out between $50 and $70 million for a deal to secure Crytek's CryEngine game engine. The engine has been used to power the Far Cry and Crysis...

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Trojan app makes awkward sex fun!

With the notorious spring break in full force in America, condom manufacturers Trojan have devised an ingenious new way to get the word out about their products and keep safe sex on the minds of nation's horny young college students. With the help of...

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The ultimate amazon jungle challenge. In speedos.

Publicis Mojo Brisbane recently launched a social media campaign for RID, the Australian insect repellent brand. The unique campaign takes the form of a digital competition called the 'RID Amazon DT Challenge', which seeks to reinvigorate the iconic...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Doodling Mr Vukotič

Illustrator Jaka Vukotič spent much of his time doing different drawings, illustrations, and cartoons, whilst growing up in a land transforming from socialist Yugoslavia to capitalist Slovenia. The radical socio-political shift from egalitarianism...

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Toyo Tires to Sponsor AC Milan for the 2014-2015 Serie A

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co, the Japanese tire company, announced yesterday that they were to support AC Milan as a Premium Sponsor for the 2014-2015 Serie A, the Italian professional football league, which kicked off over the weekend. The company will...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Sir John Hegarty says modern advertising is 'sh*t'. Is he right?

“If you look at the UK, we are suffering because we are not putting the time into the idea and there’s empirical evidence to say that the quality of our output has gone down. It’s not my opinion. Empirical evidence from the audience...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw

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