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Leaders

Who rocked the World Branding Awards 2014?

At the glittering 2014 World Branding Awards ceremony, which took place over the weekend at One Whitehall Place in London, and were hosted by Sky Sports presenter David “Crofty” Croft, 69 brands from 25 countries were honoured, with...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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2013 Designs Of The Year

Today sees the opening of the 6th annual Designs Of The Year exhibition and awards at London's Design Museum. Following in the footsteps of previous winners such as Barber Oserby's Olympic Torch and Shepard Fairie's Obama painting, 90 nominees have...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

#MemberSpotlight on Creative Director John-Louis West

With a background in print design and advertising, John-Louis West has over 20 years of experience as a design consultant, which places him at the intersection of business, digital, graphic design, and motion graphics. We caught up with him this week...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

#MemberSpotlight on Freelance Director & Cinematographer Louis English

How did you get into the industry? Movies played a big part in my childhood. I would have Disney marathons with my sister and watch the classics on TCM with my dad. As a kid it was a big deal to go to the cinema, so I never took the experience for...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

What AI really thinks of the world’s biggest companies

AI fever has swept the world over the past year, and businesses are scrambling to figure out how best they can take advantage of it to improve efficiency and profits, so it’s interesting to see how artificial intelligence interprets some of the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

#MemberSpotlight on 3D Modeller Mila Praschma

How did you get into the industry? I had watched Ready Player One and adored the movie. That got me looking into VFX, which then subsequently got me into studying Game Art Animation. After finishing my degree, I did a short term contract working on...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

The Pursuit of Meaningful Innovation for Luxury Brands

Everyone’s (us included) favourite buzzword: innovation. Even the most iconic luxury brands can get it wrong. Whether it’s too safe or trend-chasing, thoughtless innovation can devalue a brand to the point of no return. Ensure that...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Inspiration

The Luxury Report: The State of the Industry in 2023 and Beyond

Every year, as Q4 draws to a close, we scan the luxury futurescape for up-and-coming markets and macro trends that we believe expose the crucial spaces top brands need to innovate within over the coming year and well into the PCE (post-COVID era). A...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Inspiration

Why do Fashion Holding Companies hate Female Creative Directors?

As I reflect on the recent changes in the fashion industry, I am compelled to write about an issue that has been on my mind for quite some time: Why do holding companies “hate” female creative directors? The idea first occurred to me...

Posted by: Maksimilian Kallhed
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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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Features

Best NFT markets 2022 - The top 3 to watch

After releasing the first non-fungible tokens (so-called NFT) the world of cryptocurrency but also art are not the same. It completely changed how we look at pieces of art, collectibles, and many popular culture assets, like investments or memes on...

Posted by: Creativepool Partner
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Inspiration

The next frontier - The rise of NFTs in retail

Great news: according to The Collins Dictionary, NFT was the word of 2021, which means there now exists a go-to way to explain these elusive virtual tokens to your grandparents... Defined as “a unique digital certificate, registered in a...

Posted by: Matter Of Form
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Industry

Aural sculpture - Shaping the virtual sounds of the future

In 2021, amp predicted a rise in investment in audio branding and audio-focused content. As many brands shifted to more immersive digital storytelling and e-commerce, the role of sound in branding across all industries has significantly changed. New...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Annual 2021: who will see your work this year?

Time is ticking! With the standard submissions deadline now out of the way, we are little more than two weeks away from the Annual 2021 final submissions deadline, on Thursday 10th June. The Annual is the Most Distributed creative industry award....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Annual 2020: who will see your work this year?

We are exactly one week away from the Annual 2020 final submissions deadline. As you are starting to put the finishing touches on your entries, you might be wondering who will actually see the work you submit. Aside from being scored by our esteemed...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Member Spotlight: Learning to accessorise with Joanna Godbold

Every once in a while, I like to break out of my comfort zone and explore a side of the creative industries that I might not have much (if any) stock in. Fashion is one such avenue. My fashion sense primarily stretches to jeans, t-shirts...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

How an audience-led approach can help luxury brands win in search

Who’s got game? - high street vs luxury We’ve seen the news articles of brands announcing store closures and reporting losses, such as Miss Selfridge and Debenhams. Miss Selfridge reported losses of £17.5m ahead of their flagship...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

The rise of sports fans that don’t care about sports

From Cristiano Ronaldo’s own fashion line CR7 to David Beckham’s now iconic partnership with Calvin Klein, athletes have long occupied a central position in the cultural zeitgeist. The combination of athletic prowess and celebrity status...

Posted by: Brandpie
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Leaders

Top Hires of the Week

Raconteur A women-led tour de force is in full swing, as Marissa Puget and Olia Ougrik take the mantle of ownership of Raconteur, the Los Angeles and Paris-based consultancy known for their creative storytelling approach to publicity, marketing, and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Top Hires of the Week

Durable Goods Venice, California-based production company Durable Goods has signed comedy director Greg Bray for US commercial representation. Bray is a character-driven director who intuitively embraces awkward and eccentric moments to deliver a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Top 10 Hires of the Week

McCann London McCann London has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of Sheryl Marjoram as Managing Director. Marjoram joins from Saatchi & Saatchi where she was a Managing Partner, leading its Asda account - before this she...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Beach Meets: Rosy Nicholas

WOW - A LONG overdue Beach Meets chat today with the AMAZING Rosy Nicholas: prop maker, illustrator, set designer, fashion designer, teacher, and craftswoman extraordinaire. We first met Rosy back in 2008 when she was working at Lazy Oaf - whom she...

Posted by: Beach London
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Leaders

Top 10 Hires of the Week

IAB UK Jon Mew has been announced as CEO of the IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau), making him the successor to Guy Phillipson, who recently stepped down from the role. Mew has been at the IAB since 2008, joining as head of mobile before being...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Exploring a dark romanticism with Elizaveta Porodina

In her experimental fashion and fine art photography, Elizaveta Porodina effortlessly extracts the underlying emotions from her subjects to produce captivating images that make her the modern-day master of dark romanticism. Based in Munich,...

Posted by: Kate Lewin
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Leaders

Facebook designs the world's largest open plan office with Gehry

Facebook has begun the process of moving its 2,800 members of staff into the company's elaborate new office space in Palo Alto, California, which founder Mark Zuckerberg has been designed as the “Largest open floor plan in the world.” The...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Top 50 global brands with social influence

The inaugural “Klout 50” was announced yesterday, ranking the top 50 global brands by their social influence and engagement. The list, ranked by Lithium Technologies, the software company that “Helps companies reinvent how they...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

CAA Marketing scoop new creative director from Ogilvy & Mather

CAA Marketing, the marketing division of the Creative Artists Agency (one of Hollywood's top talent agencies), has hired former Ogilvy & Mather Paris executive director and creative director Fred Levron to fill the same role at their Los Angeles...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

Opinions - Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery or is it?

by Jessica Hazel When I am not blogging for Creative Pool I am running my vintage clothing market at Brick Lane and Spitalfields. All of the traders there follow the trends and stock their stalls accordingly, working hard to hunt down vintage...

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Inspiration

CP Loves... Dan Hillier

by Jessica Hazel The Sunday Upmarket in the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane is where a wealth of artists and designers test run their future careers. Some fail quickly and disastrously whilst others soon meet the right people who propel their...

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Features

Global creative calendar: January 2024

In the months ahead, this Global Creative Calendar will once again open exciting new doors of possibility. Entering any of them can impact your life in epic ways you could never anticipate. Spend a few moments now, investigating and imagining...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency

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