By now you've heard about the controversy surrounding the Lucky Iron Fish Cannes Winner - where several people, and some agencies, are claiming that Geometry Global didn't deserve the PR & Product design lions. One of the protesting voices is Gary Tranter, co-founder of Singapore advertising agency Arcade, who shot a short content film for Google about the Lucky Iron Fish co.
Every year in Cannes something wins a Grand Prix, and every year immediately after, this grand prix is called into question. It's simply not Cannes Lions without a little controversy, and this year the dubious honor fell to the Lucky Iron Fish idea, from Geometry Global's Dubai office.
Prague Pride developed a social network enabling people from countries where homosexuality is illegal/discriminated against to take part via another attendee. Content was encrypted to protect the user.
Romania has the lowest blood donation rate in Europe. In order to increase awareness of the issue, prime time news program Observator ran impactful reports with the red color of the RGB color mix removed.
Oh hello, what a clever "I wish I had thought of that" idea! We all know that handles many people touch contain germs, and research has shown that super market trolleys can spread all sorts of ick, from salmonella to e.coli.