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Laurence Green: my MAA blast from the past – Sony Bravia

It was a shoot I didn’t go on. A sale I wasn’t part of. A strategy I didn’t write. But it’s still probably the single piece of work I’m proudest to have been involved with. Against the odds, Fallon had ...

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There clearly is an in-home demand for Out of Home

The Out of Home industry is having a tough time as people stay home. Some in-home products are booming and cannabis, in the parts of the US where it’s available, is deemed an essential supply as it’s used for – ...

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Don’t be fooled by the silence of the streets: Women’s Aid signposts domestic abuse crisis in the lockdown

The escalation of domestic abuse is a sickening consequence of the lockdown: Women’s Aid recorded 41% more users on its live chat site and 27,000 visits to its Covid-19 advice page last week. Engine Creative and production company Knucklehead have ...

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DDB’s Wendy Clark quits for surprise switch to Dentsu

The ad business still has the capacity to surprise now and then and here’s one: Wendy Clark is quitting as boss of Omnicom’s DDB to be global CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network, Jerry Buhlmann’s old job. She’ll report to executive ...

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MullenLowe London strikes a cheery note for Sloggi

Some purchases can presumably survive even Coronavirus, underwear being one. MullenLowe London, aside from working away to support its client the NHS amid the crisis, has found time for a lively new number from Sloggi. In this case proposing that ...

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Jane Austin’s MAA blast from the past: Tango

For me, nothing sums up Brexit Britain quite so perfectly as this comic gem from HHCL in 1996. In what first seems like a cringey corporate video, we are introduced to Tango spokesman Ray Gardner, a heady mix of David ...

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Sam Pearce: how to survive working from home

The word ‘unprecedented’ has lost all meaning over the last few weeks. As we find ourselves cooped up in our houses, the buzz and joy of agency life (for example) has been replaced by the uncertainty of a Zoom connection. ...

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