Graham Fink

Words Can Be Weapons

A joint project from Ogilvy Beijing, The Center for Psychological Research in Shenyang and artist Yong Xie aims to prompt discussion about the effects of the verbal abuse of children by using metal lettering that can be rearranged to make model weapons

Artistic license

Agency life used to facilitate outside artistic projects, but now there’s hardly time to sketch, let alone write that novel

I See Faces

We’ve all spotted a ‘face’ in a passing cloud or in a random arrangement of stones, but for Graham Fink ‘pareidolia’ has become something of an obsession

CR February 14 issue: illustration special

Our February issue is an illustration special including our pick of this year’s Pick Me Up artists, BBH’s Mark Reddy on illustration in advertising plus what an agent can do for you. And: designing sounds for cars, the future of news and what we can all learn from Paul Smith

Selling yourself

Before they shift any product, budding ad creatives need to shift themselves. But how? By being courageous. And good

Student wins Cannes Grand Prix for Coke

Many readers will remember an image created last year by 20 year-old Hong Kong student Jonathan Mak Long in tribute to Steve Jobs. Mak Long has now won a Cannes Grand Prix for a Coke campaign with Ogilvy & Mather in Shanghai

50 posters in the life of Modern Art Oxford

The Museum of Modern Art Oxford is beginning its 50th birthday celebrations early (it is 50 in 2015), with a website containing a collection of 50 posters from its exhibition archive, chosen by artists Simon & Tom Bloor. The posters are displayed online at mao5050.com.

CR for CR: thank you

Over past week we have been running a series of auctions to benefit Comic Relief. The last of those has now finished. Thank you to everyone who donated their money, time or stuff

CR for CR: Graham Fink Crit winner

Thank you to everyone who entered our draw to win a 30-minute crit with M&C Saatchi’s Graham Fink. We raised almost £200 and we have a winner

CR for CR: A roundup of what’s on offer

After burying the blog in posts about Comic Relief, Red Nose Day is finally here. Get your hands on some of our swag and support a fine cause. Here’s a roundup of everything available…

CR for CR: Graham Fink will crit your book

Our latest offer for Comic Relief is aimed at young ad creative teams, students, people on placement or anyone wanting some advice from one of the industry’s top creative directors

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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