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Ads of the Week

Posted by Eliza Williams, 24 April 2015, 15:50

This week's advertising round-up has it all: an interactive ad, an Instagram ad, even a few TV spots. Kicking off proceedings though is this lovely, Captain Pugwash-esque poster campaign for the English National Opera's forthcoming Pirates of Penzance show, directed by Mike Leigh...

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Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Posted by Antonia Wilson, 24 April 2015, 15:10

The winners of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced, with American photographer John Moore from Getty Images winning the L'Iris d'Or Photographer of the Year award, for his series depicting the Ebola crisis in Liberia.

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D&AD judging week

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 24 April 2015, 13:50

It's long been an ambition of D&AD to make the judging process not only more open but also more of an industry event in its own right, a place for wider discussion about creativity and how it is applied. And a bit more fun too. This week, they pulled it off

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Our picks from Pick Me Up 2015

Posted by Rachael Steven, 23 April 2015, 15:04

Graphic arts festival Pick Me Up opened at London's Somerset House last night, with talks, workshops, screenings and exhibitions taking place until May 4. Here's a look at some of our favourite work on show and what's on over the next few days...

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Chris Milk on how VR can make us more empathetic

Posted by Eliza Williams, 23 April 2015, 15:03

Director Chris Milk has become renowned for work that mixes cutting edge technology with old-fashioned, emotional storytelling. In this recent TED talk, he explains how virtual reality offers the opportunity for viewers to engage more deeply with other people's stories than ever before...

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CR Annual 2015 plus our May issue

Posted by Creative Review, 23 April 2015, 10:03

It's our biggest issue of the year, featuring The Annual, our 100-page showcase of the year's best work, back-to-back with this month's edition of CR which takes Luxury as its theme

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Channel 4's NewsWall presents the news, in GIFs

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 April 2015, 15:21

Channel 4 has launched a brilliant new website presenting daily headlines from around the world as GIFs, which aims to repackage online news in a format appealing to teens and young adults...

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Met Police explain how the Hatton Garden job was done in handy interactive guide

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 22 April 2015, 13:39

Easter's daring Hatton Garden raid in London seemed like something straight out of a heist movie. Now the Metropolitan Police have brought the details of the robbery dramatically to life in an interactive piece of content created using the thinglink platform

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RightsInfo: the online guide to human rights

Posted by Rachael Steven, 22 April 2015, 10:34

RightsInfo is a new website which aims to provide a concise and engaging online guide to human rights. Inspired by news sites such as Buzzfeed and the BBC, it uses infographics and custom illustrations to summarise key human rights developments and cases in a bitesize, shareable format...

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Sagmeister & Walsh and the robbery that never was

Posted by Patrick Burgoyne, 21 April 2015, 17:44

There had been a robbery at Sagmeister & Walsh and it was all captured on camera. CR had the story. Except we didn't and there was no robbery. It was all an elaborate hoax

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