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Inspiration

Celebrate 15 years of INSA at the D&AD Festival 2019

D&AD and Shutterstock unveiled a colourful mural at the entrance of the D&AD Festival to celebrate 15 years of influential artist INSA’s body of work. File under 'Unresolved' can be found in Ely's Yard on the exterior of the Old Truman Brewery...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Awards

New Blood is Coming. Make Way.

D&AD New Blood Festival is the place where it comes to life, with up-and-coming creatives from around the world putting the future on display. Over a thousand graduates, from some of the best creative courses, will be showcasing their work in east...

Posted by: D&AD
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Advertising

Top 10 Account Wins of the Week

Gravity Road – D&AD D&AD has appointed the London-based creative agency Gravity Road as its editorial partner for the D&AD Festival and Awards. As D&AD looks to become a broader platform for championing creativity, it will work with Gravity Road...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Trends

What the hell are you doing here? Find out for yourself.

The entire creative industry is talking about purpose. The purpose of a project. Doing work with purpose. ‘Great innovation. World changing idea. #purpose’. But no one’s talking about their own. So, as part of this year's D&AD...

Posted by: Emily Jeffrey-Barrett
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Design

Explosive D&AD 2017 creative from The Beautiful Meme

Courtesy of The Beautiful Meme, the D&AD Festival 2017 creative was unveiled this week - with an explosion of colours, textures and shapes representing the ever shifting nature of our category, thinking and work. This year, the iconic D&AD Pencils...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

The Partners help rewrite the code of gender equality

Global children’s charity Theirworld has launched an ambitious campaign, created by The Partners in collaboration with other WPP agencies Kantar Added Value, Kantar Futures, MEC and VML, to expose the hidden values and behavioural codes of gender...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week

Selmore - ASN Bank Did you ever give any thought to the fact you've never switched banks in your life? I know I haven't. In fact, I've been with the Halifax for almost 20 years and I'm not even sure why. It turns out that I'm not alone according to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Our industry's obsessed with ideas. Here's why.

Idea. It’s a word we hear a lot. Idea this, idea that. Big idea, core idea, great idea, creative idea. Whatever they call it, whatever they mean by the word, our industry's obsessed with 'ideas'. But what actually is an idea? And how the hell...

Posted by: Emily Jeffrey-Barrett
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Design

D&AD's Andy Sandoz unveils 2016 'Manual' annual

In his final act as D&AD President after a year in which he has imparted many valuable lessons with his future-facing attitude and love for the weird and wonderful, Andy Sandoz has made some major changes to the D&AD Annual. A dedicated champion of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Catching up with character expert, Studio Murugiah

Studio Murugiah is an award-winning multidisciplinary creative studio based in London, specialising in illustration, art direction, typography and design. Having produced work for Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Little White Lies, Scribbler and LEON, as...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Advertising

Agency of the Week: MullenLowe

MullenLowe Profero launch new Magnum with Kendall Jenner The Magnum ice cream brand is working with reality TV star and model Kendall Jenner to launch a decadent new variant at the Cannes Film Festival. MullenLowe Profero has helped to launch Magnum...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

D&AD 2016 awards 747 Pencils to winners

The 54th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony took place Thursday night (19 May) in London, where two Black Pencils were awarded; the highest accolade in the creative industry. As well as being the most awarded design agency at the Ceremony, UK...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

D&AD and Leo Burnett are on the hunt for New Blood

D&AD, who recently hosted the first ever D&AD Festival at the Truman Brewery in east London, have now announced their intentions to mount a search in the big smoke for untapped creative talent. D&AD are on a mission to find it and deliver a fresh...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Awards Alerts: Cannes Juries, The Markies, & the new Straight 8 Shootout

Cannes Lions announces Lions Entertainment Juries Lions Entertainment, the new specialist event dedicated to unskippable creativity at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has announced the jury members for the Entertainment Lions...

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Advertising

D&AD 2016 Day Three: The Final Winners Roundup

After three days on intense deliberation, the 54th D&AD Judging Week has come to a close. 749 Pencils have been in awarded in total, decided by juries made up of over 200 of the world’s top creatives. Entrants can visit the official Pencil...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Ads of the Week

Ad of the Week: RKCR/Y&R – The Home Office Disrespect NoBody Iv'e always been a big fan of puppets. It probably has something to do with being raised on a steady diet of The Muppets and Fraggle Rock from an early age. Regardless, if a campaign...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Design

The Week in Branding

SomeOne create flowery identity for Hello Student SomeOne has created the new brand identity for a student accommodation service from Empiric Student Accommodation, which aims to provide accommodation and services for student living. The consultancy...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

D&AD welcome new president and announce Global Impact Awards

D&AD, the London based global design & advertising awards and creative education charity, has announced the launch of an all new edition of their prestigious awards show in partnership with Stillwell Partners, producers of the global Advertising Week...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Meet the artist behind The World's Smallest Portfolio

Two weeks ago, jelly London set D&AD New Blood Festival-goers a brief entitled Making Your Mark. The aim of the brief was to get students promoting themselves and to get their work noticed. jelly received so many great submissions, but one really...

Posted by: Jelly London
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Advertising

Top 5 Awards Of The Week

AMV BBDO retains Google FAB Agency of the Year title The 17th Annual International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards (The FAB Awards) were held last week at the quintessentially British “Hurlingham Club” in London. The black...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Australian agency turns movie studio!

George Patterson Y&R (Patts) is getting into the movie business, with their official backing of a heavily anticipated new film by acclaimed actor and writer Brendan Cowell, which will be making its début appearance at the 2015 Sydney Film...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Awards Roundup

ANDY Awards Leo Burnett was the most awarded agency network earlier this week at the 51st annual International ANDY Awards. In addition to the sixth consecutive Network of the Year win, Leo Burnett London received the prestigious Richard T. O'Reilly...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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News

Creativepool at D&AD 2015

The 53rd D&AD Judging Week wrapped up at the Truman Brewery in East London yesterday. 85 countries were vying for a coveted Pencil, with 197 of the world's top creatives (ourselves included) debating the industry's toughest prize. Entrants can visit...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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News

Webby and D&AD Awards Name Ogilvy & Mather Agency of the Year

Ogilvy & Mather have enjoyed another big win, just weeks after winning Global Network of the Year at the 41st annual One Show Awards, taking home Agency of the Year nods at two of the top industry award shows. The two shows in question are the 18th...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

How to... Write a great radio ad

by John Fountain. Tony Hertz is an award winning radio producer. Over the past 40 years there have only been two D&AD Black Pencils for radio and Tony has won both of them. Today he runs Hertz Radio, but many years ago he ran a company called The...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Advice

Opinions - Did you make the right choices at the start of your career?

by John Fountain Do you remember what it was like when you started out? If you were anything like me you probably focused on getting the basics right. Becoming good at the key elements of the job. Making sure that you were employable rather than...

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Advice

Opinions - Do you have to be nuts to be a creative genius?

by John Fountain A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I was employed as a junior copywriter. Salary 4.5K. 1-month holiday a year. 1½ hours for lunch. I was not the only junior in the creative dept mind. There were three others and...

Posted by: Creativepool
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5 Minutes with... Rosie Arnold - BBH

Tell us what you do for a living and who you work for? I work for Bartle Bogle Hegarty as the deputy executive Creative Director and I am also deputy president of D&AD. I am creative director for the global and European OMO business, and I am...

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Features

D&AD on the declining interest in higher education

Exam results season is in full swing and while students up and down the UK come to terms with how they did in their all-important papers, they'll soon need to decide what's next on the horizon. A recent report revealed that the number of students...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Events

D&AD New Blood Shift 2019 deadline extended

D&AD has extended the deadline for applications to its life-changing and career-making free night school, New Blood Shift, to next Monday 26 August. This year also sees the introduction of a new £10,000 travel and accommodation fund for New...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

New Blood winners predict the future of creativity

As one of the world’s largest student competitions, the D&AD New Blood Awards represent the best emerging creative talent from around the globe. Year on year, the winning work signals a promising, exciting future for our industry, so off the...

Posted by: D&AD
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Awards

D&AD New Blood winners 2019

D&AD announced the latest winners of its annual student competition New Blood Awards, whcih represent the best emerging young talent from around the globe, at a ceremony in London last night. Take on the Future was the overarching theme for 2019,...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Events

Global creative calendar: July 2019

It’s a wonderful feeling to read through the exotic list of locations below and imagine those of you who will be booking flights, securing tickets and investing your time into making exciting new memories. From Hungary to Indonesia, South...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Awards

D&AD Professional Awards 2019 winners and rankings

The 57th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony took place last night (23 May) at a ceremony in London where six Black Pencils - the highest accolade - were awarded. Droga5 was awarded a Black prize in TV Commercial Campaigns and Furlined also picked up...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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