Author Archives: Angie Dean


Armando Testa does (lots of) fat for Vigor Plant

We were bemoaning yesterday the lack of people in UK ads (and the general quality, the ads in last night’s Sky coverage of Man City/Man U were dire) so some praise is due to Italian agency Armando Testa for this ...

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DDB Toronto’s Daniel Bonder muses on departed youth – and Cannes

Getting older’s a terrible thing, as DDB Toronto’s Daniel Bonder explores in this cri de couer. Daniel’s upset about being too old to enter the Cannes Young Lions Academy when he turns 29 a week after this year’s festival. So ...

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New London free lifestyle glossy magazine aMuse plans April 30 launch

Travellers around London can end up loaded to the gunwales with free publications – Metro, the Evening Standard and Shortlist to name but a few – and now there’s another, aMuse. aMuse offers what it calls “a unique mixture of ...

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Can WPP’s Team News wave a magic wand over embattled News international?

News International has made its choice from the WPP agencies involved in the closed pitch for its business and the winners are: Grey, M/SIX (formerly CHI Media), Ogilvy One (direct) and Ogilvy Change (‘behavioural science’ apparently). WPP losers are creative ...

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Coke Zero scores with Crispin Porter Battleship ad

Coca-Cola’s Coke Zero ‘Enjoy Everything’ campaign from Crispin Porter+Bogusky has been a strong performer and this latest commercial highlights a tie-up between Coke and forthcoming summer blockbuster movie Battleship (pictured), which stars Rihanna among others. Once again we have aliens ...

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