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CP Loves... Letman

by Jessica Hazel Letman, aka Job Wouters is a Dutch-born illustrator and graphic designer who confesses he is "cuckoo about letters". Mostly painstakingly hand drawn or painted, Letman's letters are transparent, imperfect and say things far...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Berlin Dispatch: Slavs & Tatars at Hamburger Bahnhof

Founded in 2006, the art collective Slavs and Tatars have continuously created thought provoking, hilarious and politically charged work. Although taken under the wing of art establishments such as the MoMA, their work also speaks to a graphic design...

Posted by: Jade French
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Leaders

Spin 360° with new exhibition launch at Magma

London based studio, Spin, is the focus of Magma’s new exhibition, which launched last night. in the basement of their lovely new flagship store near Covent Garden. This celebration of 20 years of design exhibits limited edition prints that bring...

Posted by: Jade French
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Looks: engaging a post-human existence

The new ICA show Looks is a group exhibition presenting work by the likes of Wu Tsang, Stewart Uoo, Juliette Bonneviot and Morag Keil opening 22nd April until 21st June. It’s an investigation into our contemporary relationship with technology,...

Posted by: Jade French
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Features

5 (Evil) Minutes with... Fede Alvarez

You can’t find an industry more creative than the movie industry; from the hundreds of people on set and the thousands involved in post-production, to the scores responsible for the amazing marketing and immersive digital and online experiences...

Posted by: Creativepool
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CP Loves... The strangely moving web art of Dain Fagerholm

by Magnus Shaw. Animated GIFs - the curse of the internet. In spite of the myriad possibilities of HTML5 and the rise of some truly brilliant digital designers, there's still a tendency for the keen amateur website builder to become very excited...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Workshop

Opinions - Kindling. What do eBooks mean for writers?

by Magnus Shaw If you read my columns with any regularity, you'll have noticed a little ad in the footer inviting you to buy "ADVICE" - a collection of my writing on advertising (it's very good, by the way). Those kind enough to have clicked through...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Trailblazers. Stripping off for Ryan McGinley.

by Jessica Hazel Earlier this week the artist Bat For Lashes announced details of her third album "The Haunted Man" and released this very striking cover art. Bat or Natasha Kahn, as she is also known, was striped of everything including her...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Spotlight: Rory McLeish

Rory McLeish is a 3D artist and concept designer from Glasgow, now based and working in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. A couple of years ago Rory moved back to the UK after spending 5 years in Los Angeles working in the visual effects industry, and is...

Posted by: Creativepool
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A Critique of Criticism (for anyone who’s ever had a bad review)

On January 29th 1968. the New York Times carried a review of an album by an up and coming musician. Unfortunately for the aspiring artist it was not a positive one. ‘Alienated Young Man Creates Some Sad Music’ ran the headline, and the...

Posted by: Richard Holman
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A nostalgic review of Christmas advertising

To coincide with everyone's 2017 Chrimbo advert reviews, we asked Philip James, our Creative Director to do a round up of the Best Christmas Adverts ever..... not just this year! 'Though I am a sucker for a new technology, new cinematic quality and...

Posted by: Shadowplay
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Book Review: The Secret of Successful Advertising?

I must admit to being slightly addicted to books about how people are persuaded to buy things. Yet the very preponderance of such books indicates that there are very many competing opinions and theories of 'How we decide’ (also the title of one...

Posted by: Steve Osborne
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Leaders

Black Friday 2016: A Creative Review

Black Friday is a very modern phenomenon. A true triumph of commercialism, it's a perfectly placed date in the cultural calendar that gained so much attention a few years ago that South Park deemed it necessary to construct a feature-length episode...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Creative Review Photography Annual now open for entries

We're very happy to announce that Creativepool have come on board as a media partner for the CR Photography Annual this year. The Creative Review Photography Annual 2015 is now open for entries, accepting work from students and independent...

Posted by: Creative Review
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Creative Translation teams up with JCDecaux and Creative Review

Our friends at Creative Translation have teamed up with JCDecaux and Creative Review to cast their keen talent-spotting eyes nationwide. You might’ve noticed the campaign already - following the success of the creative showcase at our Pool...

Posted by: Joe Bracken
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Leaders

Karmarama bail on BBC creative review

Karmarama dropped out of the statutory review yesterday for the BBC's creative account, which is looking more lucrative than ever before following the recent ambitious BBC Music ad (created by Karmarama) featuring a host of celebrated artists...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Samsung wraps up its global agency review

Samsung recently finished its global agency review, adding Wieden & Kennedy and BBH to the roster, and keeping Leo Burnett and Starcom MediaVest on board. The results have given the Publicis Groupe a fair amount of breathing room considering the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

MillerCoors launch a formal review for Miller Lite account

MillerCoors recently announced that the creative account for Miller Lite, the fourth-largest beer brand in the US, has been put up for review, and has sent requests for proposals to the Publicis Groupe's Leo Burnett Chicago, Omnicom's TBWA LA and...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Anheuser-Busch InBev launch media agency review

American brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev has recently announced an agency review of their US media, an account with an estimated ad spending of $600 million! This is the latest in a series of reviews launched globally by the brewer, including a...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Q&A and Portfolio Review with Shaun Clarkson

View Larger Map If you're a budding interior designer looking for that big break, then you don't want to miss this! Shaun Clarkson, one of the UK's most successful Interior & Architectural Designers, and star of Chanel4's 'Four Rooms' will be...

Posted by: Create Britain
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Features

Who wants to be in Creative Review?

We all do. Let's face it, that's the honest answer. We're all creatives, therefore we're all big, blinking show-offs, therefore we want our work splashed across a ruddy great DPS in the next available issue of CR. And don't say you don't, because you...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Using goal-setting to get the right work

I don’t want to sound like a cliché here, but as we start a new year, it’s hard not to think about goal-setting. Of course, it’s important to set and review our business goals at various points in the year, but it feels kind of...

Posted by: Tony Clarkson
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Workshop

How to hire a great packaging designer

When browsing the shelves at a local supermarket, what’s the first thing you generally notice about a product? Maybe the colourful box it comes in or the informative plastic wrapping? The right packaging can boost any product’s appeal and...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Diary of an intern – Emily Lofts on how agency life compares to Uni

Emily Lofts joined us in August as a paid design intern, after she wowed us in one of our portfolio review programmes. Halfway through her internship, we asked Emily to reflect on what she’s learnt so far, what students might find useful to...

Posted by: StormBrands
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Workshop

Why good agencies shouldn’t fear recession

“The marriage of imaginative flair for business creativity and the diligent application of process is a match made in heaven to drive growth.” It’s no secret that the UK economy is in deep trouble. A botched mini-budget, consequent...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

How to choose a web design agency

While social media might have become an incredibly important tool, nobody is going to take your business seriously without a website. Designing that website is a key task as it needs to find a perfect balance between form and function. It’s a...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

How to hire a great art director – 5 top tips

Creativity is a wonderful and very personal thing, but it can also cultivate chaos if it’s not properly guided by the right pair of hands. Those hands often belong to the art director. This is the part of the team that guides the creatives and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How can I maintain brand relevance during uncertain times?

Evolving your brand to stay relevant, futureproofed and profitable is a key challenge for today’s business leaders. In this article, Carlo D’Alanno, executive creative director at design and technology agency Rufus Leonard, shares three...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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