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A conversation about IceCream, Hobbies & WH Smith...

Where do you get inspiration from? The typical answer here is to say ‘from everywhere’ but that’s really flipping unhelpful to those reading thinking, I really need some inspiration, where do I look. I was once in a meeting with...

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Creativepool Annual 2021 Winners Announced

Chelsea Pictures is awarded our first ever Grand Prix with #Wombstories The Annual 2021 winners have been selected, showcasing the ‘most’ people and companies who have achieved creative excellence in the past year. Now in its sixth...

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Can Brands Make you Happy?

I was asked recently - 'What brands make you happy?' Almost every day my colleagues and I are asked to help organisations find their deeper purpose, unravel their values and promote a part of life they can slot into to make the most profitable...

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Everyone hates advertising, until they lose their Dog

Then they want to figure out the best way of stopping people in their tracks, taking notice, and finding Fido. The same is happening with brands with a focus, or increased interest in digital. Every brief asks creatives to think...

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You are not designers

A call to arms to the creative industry Terminology of job roles is a surprisingly potent thing. For years we at SomeOne shunned them, refusing to enter into the argy bargy of ‘my job is bigger than your job’. But it soon became clear...

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How to choose a design agency

Design is a fundamental pillar of the creative journey. Whether you’re a retail brand looking to stand out from the herd, a startup trying to cultivate some kind of identity or an agency looking for something special to pull your latest...

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Inspiration

The sweet smell of madness.

Perfume Brands. Their Advertising. Oh. My. God. Co-Founder Simon Manchipp investigates how the apparent weaknesses of a sector help it stand out from a bland crowd. They are all utterly and fabulously and dreadfully and incredibly awful. So bad....