Analysis of significant creative projects, people and trends
Last week’s UK General Election was unusual in many ways. We saw the abandonment of many election traditions, particularly in the way the various parties marketed and promoted themselves. Instead we saw creative and unusual ways of talking to the public, especially via social media channels. In this article, we focus on one such example, with Ella Saltmarshe of The Comms Lab explaining how she and a group of friends used creative thinking to encourage young women to vote.
The second instalment in our series of interviews with jury presidents at this year’s Cannes Lions festival sees us chat with June Laffey, Executive Creative Director at McCann Health Australia & SE Asia, who gives us insights on what she hopes to see in the Health Jury this year.
A freelancer’s working life has little regard for the traditional calendar. So how to get those daily markers back in place? Start watching TV
Ahead of this year’s Cannes Lions, which begins on Saturday, we talk to two of this year’s awards jury presidents, and ask their views of the festival. First up is Ogilvy & Mather’s Worldwide Co-Chairman and CCO Tham Khai Meng, who is leading the Titanium jury this year.
Actor, writer and producer Rashida Jones is hoping to spark a conversation about the impact of online porn and dating apps through Netflix series Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On
Massimo Vignelli once called it a “factory of garbage” but for 20 years Emigre magazine provided a vital forum for fierce debate about the future of graphic design. As the first UK exhibition about the title opens, Rick Poynor looks at its enduring influence
Election day in Britain is here at last. As the country takes to the polls, we take a look how this bumpy and bruising battle has played out in advertising and on social media