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‘I Love New York’ design genius Milton Glaser dies at 90

Milton Glaser, who died last week age 90, is arguably the greatest modern designer – described as the man who “invented the sixties,” certainly many of the images that defined that lively decade. But his most famous comes from 1976, ...

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Mark Read is surprise guest at Publicis Groupe’s awards as WPP named Cannes’ most creative company of the decade

Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun welcomed WPP CEO Mark Read (via video link) to the Palais du Festival to celebrate the achievements of Burger King’s “Mouldy Whopper” ad, which was a joint effort between the two groups. Read greeted Sadoun ...

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Does mushrooming ad boycott signal the end for Facebook’s Zuckerberg?

First is was Facebook, now it’s Twitter and other social media for many big advertisers. The Facebook ad boycott is still growing apace – Unilever, Levi’s – while other advertisers -including Diageo and Starbucks – are pulling their ads from ...

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WPP merges Grey Paris into Ogilvy – is a much bigger deal on the cards?

WPP is merging Grey Paris into Ogilvy Paris – both still operating under separate brand names – in what may be the first of many such mergers among the big ad holding companies’ venerable creative networks. The merged agency will ...

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MAA blast from the past: BBH’s ‘Resignation’ for Polaroid

Rewind to 1996 and BBH’s ‘Resignation’ film for Polaroid’s ‘Live for the moment’ campaign. Showing an escape from the perils of corporate life (which BBH may have become rather more aware of since Publicis Groupe bought it.) Directed by Michel ...

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