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AKQA beats the odds with new ID for Kingsman film producer Matthew Vaughan

AKQA has teamed with UK film producer Matthew Vaughan (Kick Ass, Kingsman, Layer Cake, Eddie The Eagle, Harry Brown, Rocketman, Stardust) to create a new ident for his studio MARV. And, reflecting the uncertain nature of the film business which ...

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WPP buy creates new AKQA design combo The New Standard

WPP is back on the acquisition trail, buying a majority stake in design firm Made Thought to form a new entity The New Standard, part of its AKQA empire (AKQA is now the lead company in another relative newbie within ...

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Gamer platform Discord makes bid for the big time with winner from AKQA

Gaming has kind of snook up on the non-gaming world (a reducing space it seems) and now group-chatting platform Discord is making its bid to create a wider general-use community. Does the world need another one? Of course, don’t be ...

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Ogilvy/Dove and AKQA/H&M get WPP off to a Cannes Lions Grand Prix flyer

WPP is off to a flyer in this year’s (virtual) Cannes Lions – two years of entries – with Grand Prix for Ogilvy’s already celebrated Dove ‘Courage is beautiful’ pandemic campaign in Press and Publishing and David Miami’s ‘Moldy Whopper’ ...

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AKQA blends purpose and commerce for Levi’s

When, if ever, we stop fretting about coronavirus there’s plenty of other things to worry about – like the end of the world for example. Not new of course, most of Christendom was convinced it was going to happen in ...

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AKQA brings tennis to blind people with Action Audio

Agencies are good at talking the talk (chief diversity officers and the like are currently popping up like daffodils in Spring) but doing good is hard. AKQA, now at the centre of WPP following its “merger” with Grey, has combined ...

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Netflix rounds up the year with a winner from AKQA

Heaven knows how many new subscribers Netflix is getting as we prepared for a marooned Christmas, I’ve spoken to two people preparing to take the plunge. So good of AKQA’s Ajaz Ahmed to send this over, a kind of Netflix ...

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