Tag Archives: CDP

Great creative director John Salmon of CDP dies at 85

John Salmon, one of the great British creative directors at a time when British advertising led the world, has died aged 85. Salmon was creative director of Collett Dickenson Pearce, following in the footsteps of the legendary Colin Millward. Salmon, ...

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George Cole’s legacy in commercials

George Cole, star of Minder, arguably the best comedy series ITV ever made, and, before that, Flash Harry in the St Trinian’s films, has died aged 90. In the 1980s he essayed some of Minder’s Arthur Daley (although he denied ...

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Carnivore Club sanctions cheating with F-UP Insurance

Carnivore Club delivers meats to North American customers and, in a diverting act of diversification, also owns F-UP Insurance although I’m not sure it actually sells policies. Anyway it’s the brainchild of Toronto agency Bensimon Byrne and a connection, of ...

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UK’s DMA campaigns for ‘Great British Copywriting’ – maybe it should be ‘Great British Ideas’

The UK’s DMA (Direct Marketing Association) has launched a campaign for ‘Great British Copywriting.’ It might as well be the World Wildlife Fund doing it, as ‘great’ copywriters are indeed a threatened species, as you can see from the DMA’s ...

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Are they Mad Men or what? It’s not just the guys..

Here, courtesy of Adweek, are some of the highlights of the latest Mad Men. Don has a threesome with Megan and a hippie, a mad writer slices his nipple off to impress Peggy and, still, agency and client deal with ...

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