D&AD appoints Laura Havlin as new Head of Content

D&AD appoints Laura Havlin as new Head of Content

D&AD announce the appointment of Laura Havlin as the organisation’s new Head of Content. Stepping up from her previous role as freelance content strategy consultant and Editor in Chief of D&AD’s first digital Annual, Laura will now join the non-profit creative association in a full time position, dedicated to optimising and growing D&AD’s digital content […]

Creative industry collaborates on ‘The Great Reset’ to tackle the climate crisis and spearhead a positive ‘new normal’

• Research reveals that only 23% of the UK public believe advertising should encourage people to consume, shop and fly like before lockdown. • 77% think it’s the creative industry’s responsibility to encourage people to behave more sustainably, as we have during lockdown.

Creative industry collaborates on ‘The Great Reset’ to tackle the climate crisis and spearhead a positive ‘new normal’

Companies from across the UK’s creative industry have come together to launch The Great Reset, an initiative that hopes to maintain and promote the positive behaviours and environmental shifts created during lockdown. Global emissions have decreased by 7% thanks to lockdown, which the UN states is the same annual reduction required to keep global warming to […]

A short guide to a pain free awards writing season

by Charlotte Ellis Maldari who founded Kaffeen due to demand from B2B businesses, particularly brand & packaging design agencies, to create and implement marketing strategies that get results.

A short guide to a pain free awards writing season

Have you been that person? The one who’s landed the unenviable task (read: dumped in the merde) of writing that award entry the CEO has been niggling your team about since entries opened. Only now it’s the night before the deadline. You’ve raided the agency fridge, you’ve put the Spotify playlist on. There’s nothing else to […]

Thrill-Seeking Dad Shows How He Gives 100% with Shredded Wheat in Campaign by McCann London

Thrill-Seeking Dad Shows How He Gives 100% with Shredded Wheat in Campaign by McCann London

Shredded Wheat is showing how 100% whole grain Shredded Wheat helps people get 100% from life in a television commercial launching today, the latest instalment of its “Life’s Better Shredded” brand platform. The commercial created by McCann London features a thrill-seeking father reliving the glory days of his youth. Filled with 100% whole grain Shredded […]

120 women already registered for Creative Equals’ ‘Returns’ scheme as deadline approaches

120 women already registered for Creative Equals’ ‘Returns’ scheme as deadline approaches

As the first deadline for applications approaches (Friday 11th January), Creative Equals, the organisation championing diversity in the creative industries, has already seen 120 women register for its returnship programmes in London and Manchester, demonstrating the wealth of creative talent currently looking to get back to work in the creative industries. Applications have come from […]

McCann London and D&AD New Blood Shift launch the ultimate unbiased recruitment tool – Kkaptionn

McCann London and D&AD New Blood Shift launch the ultimate unbiased recruitment tool – Kkaptionn

With the view to smashing all bias and advocating true Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace, McCann London has teamed up with D&AD New Blood Shift and launched Kkaptionn: the comic book with no words. Featuring aliens, kissing cows and flame-throwing women, this wordless comic will be used by McCann to aid its application process […]

D&AD Announces 2018 New Blood Award Winners

D&AD Announces 2018 New Blood Award Winners

D&AD revealed the winners of the 2018 New Blood Awards at their Ceremony last night! The winners impressed the judges with their creative thinking and practical skills and received one of the industry’s most prestigious creative accolades: a New Blood Pencil. Hand picked by some of the industry’s leading lights from thousands of entries from […]

Dunkin’ Donuts appoints Jones Knowles Ritchie as creative partner for brand identity and branding strategy

Dunkin’ Donuts appoints Jones Knowles Ritchie as creative partner for brand identity and branding strategy

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced its partnership with global creative business Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR) to manage its brand identity and branding strategy. JKR will work alongside Dunkin’ Donuts’ other creative agency partners, including BBDO Worldwide and ARC/Leo Burnett, to help Dunkin’ in its goal to be America’s favourite beverage-led, on-the-go brand. Tony Weisman, Dunkin’ Donuts’ […]

Saatchi & Saatchi celebrate 13 pencils globally at D&AD Awards

Saatchi & Saatchi has collected a total of 13 awards at the prestigious annual D&AD Awards held in London on Thursday 19 May. F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi (Brazil), New Zealand, Switzerland, New York, China, Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi (Argentina), London, Singapore and Conill picked up pencils. The multi-award winning Vangardist Magazine HIV+ Issue from […]

ADFEST & D&AD Launch The ADFEST+D&AD Academy

ADFEST & D&AD Launch The ADFEST+D&AD Academy

In partnership with D&AD, ADFEST is delighted to introduce the ADFEST+D&AD Academy, which takes place during ADFEST 2013 on 17th-19thMarch 2013. At the ADFEST+D&AD Academy, young creatives will have the rare opportunity to refine their creative problem-solving skills by participating in a series of ‘Inspiration Sessions’ presented by award-winning creative over two days. All delegates […]