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Are these world’s top creative hotshops?

Adweek has sent us its list of ‘Agencies that make today’s best ad campaigns’ – ie the world’s top hotshops – and it’s pretty interesting. Some of them were on our radar, others not. Most, but not all, are owned ...

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Adweek celebrates 35 years with ‘best of’ reel

Adweek in the US is 35 it seems, so it’s produced a video of outstanding/interesting ads from each of those years. They’re mostly American, obviously (these are the ex-colonials who think there’s a ‘World Series’ of baseball. But W+K London ...

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Emmy ad shortlist shows a shortage of creativity

The US Emmy Awards celebrate the best programmes and performances in TV and, inevitably, they’ve added ads. For the last four years the ad award has gone to Wieden+Kennedy for undoubted top of the range stuff for the likes of ...

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Martin Sorrell: why I became a convert to Cannes

Here’s another of Adweek’s filmed nuggets from Cannes; this one with now seasoned Riviera boulevardier Sir Martin Sorrell of WPP (that man again) explaining how he became a convert to the excesses of the Martinez and the Gutter Bar. We’re ...

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Spy’s face-sitting exploits lead to poster ban

The poster below for Spy sunglasses has been removed in Encinatas California (and perhaps in other places too, presumably it wasn’t targeted only at Encinatans) as it aggravated some of the locals. But if they’d put some visual reference on ...

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Drum spoof Olympics ad for Durex fools Adweek

The Drum, which started in the UK as a mag featuring out-of-London ad doings, is turning into a lively old organ and it’s launched a Fauxlympics competition for spoof ads. One of the winners, from ‘Dan & Simon’ for Durex’s ...

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