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New agency Y&R rises to the Think! drink-drive challenge

The UK government’s Think! campaign aimed at combating drink driving has had many successes from good agencies, most notably AMV BBDO. So the bar’s set pretty high for new agency Y&R which, instead of showing us damaged bodies and cars, ...

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Y&R treads fearlessly for BBC’s Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are almost upon us, to be held in South Korea, you know, that place with a missile-toting dictator across the border. Was this on the mind of agency Y&R and animators Smith and Foulkes as they produced ...

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Gracie Page of Y&R: how the iPhone X will revolutionise the ad industry

This week tech giant Apple held the first major event in their freshly finished Steve Jobs Theater on billion-dollar Apple Campus, with the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”) glistening as the jewel in their 2017 crown. One announcement stands out as ...

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Y&R bounces into Wimbledon for the Beeb

Here’s a load of balls for the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage from Y&R London. Balls have had their moments in commercials, for Sony for example, which may have been on someone at Y&R’s mind. A punchy 40 seconds – and a ...

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Y&R wins big creative opportunity with government road safety brief

I see that Y&R has won the UK’s Think! Road Safety account, previously held by AMV BBDO and, over the years, one of the UK’s flagship creative accounts. Here’s one made for Surrey Council, of all entities. The new regime ...

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Y&R aims for creative “renaissance” with 12 new hires

We often hear about agencies hiring creative teams. Y&R’s new CCO Jon Burley has gone a big step further by hiring a whole team of creatives, 12 in all. A creative department “renaissance” it seems. Top of the list is ...

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