MarComm’s Star Parade: Meet Sarah Mannerings

MarComm’s Star Parade: Meet Sarah Mannerings

MarComm’s Star Parade is a series where we shine the spotlight on some of the global stars from the Marketing and Communications industry, and Sarah Mannerings is a star that has been shining bright in the design word for over 10-years now. She is an extremely talented, creative and passionate interior designer with a lifelong love of […]

One Love, three days: How the British Red Cross handled digital donations during the Manchester event

One Love, three days: How the British Red Cross handled digital donations during the Manchester event

British Red Cross raised £2.35 million in three hours during One Love Manchester, watched live by 22.6 million people. How did the charity’s donations platform cope with the massively increased influx of traffic? Chris Walker, CTO at digital agency Friday, which built the platform, explains: Friday’s involvement in One Love began at 1.30pm, Thursday 1 […]

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade brings you our selection of the “hit” projects of the month. The highlights for July 2017 include technology, design, advertising and viral projects: 1) “The Homo-schlepiens” by SodaStream Although it has not been the most viral ad of July, SodaStream‘s “The Homo-schlepiens” didn’t fair too shabbily, racking up over five million views at the […]

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Towering at 95 stories high, The Shard, the UK’s tallest building, has attracted visitors across the globe for an unparalleled view of London’s iconic skyline. For a truly remarkable visit to the British landmark, visitors travel upward in high-speed lifts to The View from The Shard, the building’s premium, open-air Skydeck. Eager to integrate Virtual Reality into the attraction, The View from The Shard turned to Happy Finish to […]

Plagiarism – A Dirty Word For A Dirty Habit

Plagiarism – A Dirty Word For A Dirty Habit

“Plagiarism is always the biggest thing in Hollywood.” Mr Clint Eastwood knows Hollywood so must have a point. We’re not in Hollywood, but the London-centric design world can be a bit like La-La Land at times. The highs, the lows, the fight for an original Oscar-worthy idea that transforms business thinking and consumer’s lives. There’s […]

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Every year, during the Cannes Lions Festival, the who’s who of the Marketing and Advertising Industry congregate at the picturesque city in France, to celebrate the creativity and innovation done over the last year. So if you can afford to grab a ticket to the festival (and we know that isn’t easy!), then running into […]

Three things brands can learn from Wimbledon’s ‘In Pursuit of Greatness’ campaign

Three things brands can learn from Wimbledon’s ‘In Pursuit of Greatness’ campaign

Considering sell-out crowds every year and 2016’s annual profit of £42m, the most famous tennis tournament in the world hardly needs an introduction. But inline with Wimbledon’s 140th anniversary, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) have unveiled a new digital strategy to expand their global fan base. Enhancements to their digital platforms and the […]

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

In addition to showcasing some of the city’s best tech talent, 2017’s London Tech Week (LTW) provided an important gauge of the state and direction of tech advancement globally, with a focus on emerging technologies and the digital economy. Over the past 12 months we have seen verticals like 5G, AI, Robotics, augmented reality and […]