Creative

Havas reveals secret of ‘carpetphobia’ for Vanish

Spanking new carpets can be a pain: ours were rapidly covered with rugs after a few younger family members visited. So this ad for Vanish from Havas hits the spot. A well-spent 30 seconds. By Havas creative Rosie May Bird ...

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Tennis plays the inclusivity game in LTA campaign from T&P

The Lawn Tennis Association and The&Partnership are attempting to reposition tennis as a game of the people ahead of the start of Wimbledon on 28th June. This “U In?” campaign features a cast of all ages, sizes, cultures and skills. ...

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Now Havas hires diversity and inclusion lead

The ad industry has a problem with diversity (you may have noticed this already) and Havas has now joined the ranks of London (and global) agencies in appointing what it calls a “diversity lead.” Is lead as important as director? ...

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Sipsmith’s Mr Swan mounts takeover bid for Wimbledon

Sipsmith is the official gin partner Of the Wimbledon tennis championship it seems (you can add it to Pimm’s too if you want to fall over) and agency Ogilvy has produced a diverting effort with Sipsmith’s stop-mo Mr Swan mistakenly ...

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Adland is getting into a tangle over creativity – again

Creativity is something you recognise when you see it (or you should be in another business) but it’s hard to describe. Ogilvy’s Rory Sutherland has been looking into this for, well, quite some time. He argues that adland has allowed ...

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MAA blasts from the past: Euro wins and fails from Walkers and Pizza Hut

England football manager Gareth Southgate won’t need reminding of a previous Euro football tournament, 1996 when he missed a penalty in the shoot-out against the eventual winners Germany. Pizza Hut then enlisted him with Stuart Pearce and Chris Waddle who ...

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