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Intimate photographs of same-sex kisses are at the heart of Absolut’s Kiss With Pride poster campaign, launched today
Brexit, a recession and a healthy freelance market have left many design agencies struggling to fill senior roles. Rachael Steven explores the impact this is having on the industry – and considers how agencies can respond to a talent shortfall
Billboards across England and Wales have been taken over in the name of queerness, thanks to public artist Martin Firrell
Valenstein & Fatt (Grey London) and Volvo are the winners of this year’s Channel 4 Diversity in Advertising Award, and will create a campaign featuring ‘non-visible’ disabilities.
The fashion world appears to be increasingly keen to shake off po-faced pretensions, most recently exemplified by this gloriously campy cinematic sci-fi romp from Gucci. The Autumn Winter 2017 Campaign, Gucci and Beyond, is directed by Glen Luchford and art directed by Christopher Simmonds, the former creative director of Dazed and Confused. Gucci designer Alessandro […]
In the sixth episode of designer vs developer, Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at the craft of coding. He speaks to Mariko Kosaka, a Developer Advocate on the Google Developers Relations Team, about the art she creates with code and how developers can embrace the notion of making something that isn’t necessarily useful but still has value.
In the latest in our monthly showcase of great creative campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, we take a look at BBH’s witty campaign for KFC, which pokes fun at health food vloggers and Instagram stars with a recipe for the Clean Eating Burger – a delicious combination of cauliflower, kale and spiralised chicken breast…
In the past 12 months, there has been a 20% increase in conversations about make up and a 21% increase in mentions of skincare on Facebook and Instagram. Beauty shoppers are increasingly looking to the social media platforms to discover new products, trends and techniques and to research items before making a purchase. How beauty […]
Kate Bones combines digital and analogue techniques to brilliant effect. Photographs shot on film are transformed into animated portraits and looping GIFs with hand-drawn elements. She has created GIF portraits of performers at Glastonbury’s gay nightclub NYC Downlow and a GIF campaign for fashion brand Missguided featuring 88-year-old fashion icon Baddie Winkle. She has also worked on projects for […]
Creative Review has teamed up with Facebook and Instagram to highlight outstanding creative campaigns across both platforms throughout 2017. Each month, we’ll be highlighting campaigns that make innovative use of a range of formats – from Instagram Stories and Facebook Canvas to Messenger – to engage with mobile audiences. Our first piece of Great Work […]
Tips and advice for engaging with car enthusiasts on Instagram – from a look at the most popular hashtags to the top influencers and the most effective automotive campaigns
It’s the epitome of the copywriter’s art. We celebrate phrasemaking with this selection of our favourite slogans and the writers who came up with them. We’ve tried to acknowledge different approaches to writing a great slogan, as well as mixing the commercial with the political.
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Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers
In a hilarious riposte to stereotypes around clingy women, this music video for London-based producer Fabich’s debut single is a story of desperation, rejection and one man’s struggle to accept being dumped. The video for Hold On was directed by Ollie Wolf, formerly an ad creative at agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi and Wieden + Kennedy. […]
Times change. We’re all fans of the new convenience store that is Web to Print, aren’t we? It’s so easy, we cry, I just click here, and here, and here, then here, and I’ve ordered exactly what I… oh, wait a minute. How can I cancel my order? Back in the early years of the […]
Following the release of the designer’s new book Paula Scher: Works, we spoke to her about her working process. Here she discusses her work for The Public Theater in New York
London-based agency Sea Design has recently rebranded analytics and software company Callcredit, creating designs that aim to position the brand as “a contemporary and vibrant business within a crowded sector.” Sea worked with the UK Callcredit team and consultants Crimea River on the project, which looked to reposition the brand as well as creating a […]