BBH has to defend flagship Audi – what is owner VW up to?

I see that Audi is re-pitching its UK creative account, at BBH from just about the time the agency started nearly 40 years ago. Well that’s a long time and, no doubt, it’s been re-pitched in the meantime. But BBH’s ...

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Accenture’s new agency Shackleton has a new ad for Uber

Shackleton is in the spotlight after selling to Accenture Interactive in the same week as Droga5, and this new ad for Uber gives a taste of the creativity that made the Spanish agency so attractive to the global consultancy firm. ...

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Alice Tonge departs award-winner 4creative after 15 years

4creative head Alice Tonge (below), the in-house creative agency for Channel 4, has decided to step down from her role and will leave the organisation this summer. Tonge has been responsible for a stream of highly regarded work including Channel ...

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Macallan takes a flyer and comes crashing to earth

This global ad for Macallan whisky has been banned by the UK’s ASA (somewhat belatedly) for, well, encouraging people to jump off cliffs maybe. Or believing they can turn into a bird. The usual aspirational nonsense from spirits makers. It ...

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Uncommon and Habito save us from death-by-mortgage

Uncommon’s campaign for online mortgage broker Habito is much more “in your face” than a financial services company would normally dare to be. But they get away with it because they make their point so clearly. These latest ads show ...

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Tim Delaney of Leagas Delaney: what great Out of Home advertising means to me

Leagas Delaney chairman and renowned copywriter Tim Delaney is one of the Keynote Speakers at the 60th FEPE International Congress in Dubai from May 1-3. FEPE International represents Out of Home media owners, advertisers, agencies and suppliers worldwide. Here he ...

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Anomaly Amsterdam’s “Accidental Environmentalists” spearhead IKEA climate change campaign

IKEA is entering the climate change lists with a new platform from Anomaly Amsterdam – ‘A Better World Starts At Home’ – and a global campaign hymning “Accidental Environmentalists,” showing how the most unlikely individuals can help same the planet ...

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Mirum on top as WPP merges it with Possible in the UK

More tidying up at Mark Read’s WPP, Possible UK and Mirum UK are being merged into Mirum UK, headed by former Possible group CEO and Wunderman MD Chris Daplyn. Mirum UK MD Antti Lauronen is leaving. Mirum UK will be ...

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