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Symprove's fashion forward dresses, ‘Flatulence Frock’ and ‘Loo Roll Look’.

In September the world’s style mavens descended on London for Fashion Week. Then quickly onto Milan. And now to Paris.

Giffgaff - Fixed prices until 2023 / Turnips are really turning up (2022) :30 (UK)

Mocking the weird things that are happening around us Giffgaff predicts the future: where the biggest social media influencer is a plant named Paul
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Gucci - The Exquisite Gucci Campaign (2022) :90 (UK)

“I’ve always been charmed by cinema.

McDonald's - Coming Home / MyMcDonald's Rewards (2022) :90 (UK)

Announcing the arrival of the MyMcDonald’s Rewards, a loyalty program that earns you one point for every penny you spend at McDonald’s, making every s

Symprove dream destination, Lootopia (2022)

Lisa Snowdon flushes away holiday gut worries by introducing the new Symprove dream destination, Lootopia

Tesco mobile - "Spag bol in Italian" / "French for builders tea" / "Is jambon ham or jam" - print and social

Tesco Mobile has launched an integrated campaign across OOH, radio, press and social, highlighting the Home From Home roaming customers can enjoy this
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Canesten - ‘The Truth, Undressed’ Vagina Academy educational platform

Analogfolk has created a new campaign for Bayer's Canesten brand of thrush medication.
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BBH's "The Barn" ad school is looking for new recruits.

Tony Cullingham is looking for recruits.
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Dean of SCA 2.0. Marc Lewis goes off At AdAge for suggesting the ad industry hire new creative talent from Tiktok.

As I've said so often before; advertising is the only industry where people think you don't have to be educated for it.

Many Pets insurance releases fluffy campaign based on hard facts.

There are many health benefits that come from owning a pet.
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Nike becomes the Lionesses' biggest cheerleader, beamvertising them onto the white cliffs of Dover

You can’t miss the Lionesses.
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Yorkshire Tea - Leaving due / Patrick Stewart (2022) :60 (UK)

It's just your regular office leave party, until legendary actor Sir Patrick Stewart (who takes Yorkshire Gold tea with him wherever he travels i
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Tuff Contender Relaunches as ‘Tuff’, Expanding Creative Services To Deliver Agile Content for Gen Z to Gen X Audiences

Tuff, celebrating its four-year anniversary, relaunches with creative roster overhaul, welcoming dynamic young talent like director Jon Schwartz to de
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McCain makes drag queen "Baga Chipz" their "Creative Director"

Frozen food giant McCain announced that drag queen Baga Chipz is to serve as the brand’s creative director.
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Join the "Dead Tired Designers" club and spruce up your laptop with these stickers

Sometimes you just want to bury your entire laptop in stickers.

Mégane E-Tech - Nicole - Papa "the story lives on" (2022)

As the resident adnerd here, I had no problem recalling the "Nicola, Papa" adverts of the 90s, so as I watched this I Was actually hoping fo

timeTo highlights the fear of sexual harassment at this year’s Cannes festival in new ad campaign

timeTo highlights the fear of sexual harassment at this year’s Cannes festival in hard hitting ad campaign… ……And calls for senior a
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Danny Blackburn appointed as Chief Strategy Officer at Reprise

In his new role, Danny will be leading the strategic proposition of Reprise in the UK&I and for many of the agency’s global clients led from Londo

Otherworldly billboard from Little Moons gives commuters a little lift in this handy OOH activation by Lucky Generals

Otherworldly billboard from Little Moons gives commuters a little lift in this handy OOH activation by Lucky Generals
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Pentawards announces its first ever in-person festival

The renowned global platform for packaging design reveals dates and initial programme for Pentawards Festival at London’s Science Museum, including ke

Redefine Meat™ - Cow Repurposing Institute - This redefines everything (2022) 1:15 (UK)

Redefine Meat™ is a new plant-based meat, developed for people who love meat.

Stella Artois unveils new ad campaign for beer unfiltered, by showing it "Beer, au naturel."

Stella Artois launches new campaign to showcase its new Unfiltered beer in all of its glory, celebrating a more authentic and ‘naked’ way of life.

Twix - Campaign / Bears (2022) :30 (UK)

“You know, it doesn’t matter if you choose left or right because they’re both chewy, crunchy, and delicious,” a twin tells his brother.
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Epoch Films opens its doors in the UK

The production house launches with Martin de Thurah, Megan Campbell, and Nick Fewtrell will leading the London branch

Nissan Ariya - Be More Pep - (2022) :50 (UK)

The new film focuses on the new Nissan Ariya driven by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
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Orlebar Brown + Wham! - Present Club Tropicana (2022) :30 (UK)

With help from WHAM!
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TESCO runs Ramadan billboard that has empty plates - until sundown. (UK)

Tesco’s new work celebrates Ramadan by focusing on Iftar, only filling up plates with delicious food once the sun goes down.

Extinction Rebellion - Mother Natures Power - Poster & Film (2022)

A child frustrated by the empty promises and lack of actions to stop climate change decides to ask for help to Mother Nature.
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Vestiaire Collective - Catwalk / Long Live Fashion (2022) :60 (UK)

Honestly, this is the most fun I've had in ages watching an ad. Welcome to the Vestiaire Collective fashion show, where evrything is pre-loved.

Vestiaire Collective - Long Live Fashion - puppets, print (2022)

Oh, how fun!
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Noah media group drives world sales on ‘stewart’

London: March 31 2022: Multi-award-winning UK production and distribution company Noah Media Group today announced that they have secured World Sales

Caviar Director Jonathan Krisel & Martin Agency Take Oatmilk To Strange New Places with Help from The Roots

Caviar partnered with The Roots Production Service for the shoot in Chile.

Trailer Released for Andrew Dominik’s THIS MUCH I KNOW TO BE TRUE featuring Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Nick Cave has been performing for almost 50 years now.
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Langland appointed as creative and strategic partner for Mind

The leading mental health charity will be working with Langland on new UK-wide campaign

D&AD Shift with Google announces winners of inaugural Shift Studio

This is the first Shift Studio, an industry-led learning experience where selected students from past cohorts of D&AD Shift with Google in London

Forever Beta celebrates Big Issue vendors with innovative digital out of home campaign

Forever Beta launched a campaign this week, in partnership with Ocean Outdoor, to support Big Issue vendors after the difficulties they have faced ove

TRANSMISSIO - Skidiving / "Dying happens in life" (2022) :90 (France)

ROSA Paris has created this rather cartoonish ad for a very serious topic.
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Yoppie CEO releases statement regarding "bleeders", offers no apology for the term

Just yesterday we posted "Yoppie menstrual cycle care company calls its potential customers "bleeders", attracts ire"

Always - #RethinkYourReaction Help stop period shaming (2022) :30 (UK)

This advert is very simple, it shows how some people react, make faces, sneer or comment when girls bring out their pads.
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Yoppie menstrual cycle care company calls its potential customers "bleeders", attracts ire

It sounds bonkers, but the CEO and founder of a menstrual cycle care company just called her potential customers thoroughly objectionable people.
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Alibaba appoints POD Studios as Strategic Digital Partner in European Expansion

By working with POD Studios, Alibaba is looking to expand its customer base across European markets by leveraging cost-efficient and innovative strate

Barclaycard Business - "the payment part is just the start" (2022) 1:38 (UK)

This ad is long.
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Elvie “Smart Bodies” / feat. Eva Lazarus (2022) :60 (UK)

Leading femtech brand Elvie today launches a new global brand campaign in honor of International Women’s Day.
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The Vagina Museum tweets about trans women on International Women's Day, say they're now harassed for it

The Vagina Museum decided to create a thread about Trans Women for #InternationalWomensDay

London's Vagina Museum has moved, the new campaign announces re-opening and new location.

“Half the word has a vulva, a vagina and a clitoris" The Vagina Museum began as a pop-up art project in 2017 but grew into a permanent exhibit
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SAATCHI & SAATCHI WELLNESS UK APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ed Thesiger is promoted to lead the agency through the next phase of growth

BBC - This is our BBC (2022) 2:00 (UK)

The main concept here is to edit together what the point of the BBC is, with only BBC material.
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GAY TIMES and Grey London launched Amplifund campaign - "Incomplete Without the T" (2021) (UK)

GAY TIMES and Grey London have launched Amplifund campaign - Incomplete Without the T.
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John Lewis pulls their controversial "dancing boy" advert, but ad still lives on with new sender

The John Lewis ad with the boy dancing to Stevie Nicks attracted plenty of complaints as soon as it was released, so much so that John Lewis had to ta
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John Lewis takes to social media to explain their latest ad.

When I was in ad school our mentor John Gillard would - quite literally - tear our work apart.
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John Lewis' dancing brat advert tears down the house

Shilling insurance can get terribly predictable.
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Wagamama - Vegamama (2021)

A Godzilla-like monster tears through the city, attacking and crushing everything in its path. 

Burberry - Open Spaces (2021)

As the world opens up again, the campaign explores this spirit through a youthful, dreamlike lens. For the campaign film, Riccardo collaborated on th

Cuvva - 'What if car insurance wasn’t sh*t?’ - (2021) :30 (UK)

‘What if car insurance wasn’t sh*t?’ Cuvva asks the big questions in new ad campaign from Hell Yeah! Disruptor car insurance provider, Cuvva

Renowned British Talent Simon Pegg Joins RSA Films for Global Representation

cclaimed actor, screenwriter, producer and director Simon Pegg has signed to RSA Films for global commercial representation.

ABBA are back. Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid return with ABBA VOYAGE

ABBA, one of the most successful pop groups of all time, have today announced that, for the first time in 40 years they are back, with a revolutionary

Blanguage asks: Is Tiffany & Co really ‘About Love’ in their latest campaign?

The creative and cultural agency, Blanguage is founded by two best friends, Daniel Amoakoh (Head of Creative) & Junior Olomowewe. 

Publicis Groupe Named a Leader in Loyalty Services report by Independent Research Firm

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] today announced that it was named a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Loyalty Service Providers, Q

Benji Compston Named Head of Business Development At SYN

Benji is instrumental in developing projects, from sonic branding to original music, with global teams including those based at Syn’s headquarters in

Rubies in the Rubble "It's Ketchup - but gooder"

Rubies in the Rubble, the sustainable condiment brand stocked in supermarkets across the UK, is launching its first above-the-line advertising campaig

Hotpoint ActiveCare - Billie the Bear (2021) :30 (UK)

Selling their new machine that removes more than 100 stains at just 20°C

Manscaped - Charlie Partridge - Billiards (2021) :30 (UK)

Men’s intimate grooming brand MANSCAPED™ launches first international campaign with creative agency Hell Yeah! The films, which will launch firs

Shelter - Super Unions / Fight for home (2021) :60 (UK)

Over 17 million of us are living without a safe, secure or stable home.

Guinness - "Welcome Back" (2021) :40 (UK)

In anticipation of pubs and bars reopening indoors in England in less than a week’s time, GUINNESS is launching a new campaign featuring the classic s

Extra Gum - "For When It's Time" (2021) 2:30 (UK)

Extra gum is putting a new twist on "last an extra-long time", as that is what covid lockdowns and self-quarantine has felt like for most of

Jacque Chadwick appointed director, commercial trading at the Ozone project

The Ozone Project, the UK’s leading high attention digital advertising platform, has appointed Jacque Chadwick into the newly-formed role of Director,
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Freda - Cycle / with no presumptions and no inhibitions (2021) 2:00 (UK)

"Feeling ashamed when going to buy a product" my father wasn't ashamed to pick up tampons for mom when they were vacationing in Italy i

ITV skip all ads after Prince Philip's death to bring uninterrupted obituary coverage

As news came out, ITV bosses decided to scrap all adverts after Prince Philip's death on Friday at the age of 99, to allow for uninterrupted news
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Lynx pays people for putting billboards in their homes, just as Hedvig home insurance did.

This is an interesting Badlander, it's the media itself which is the idea badlanded here.

Starbucks - It starts with you (2021) :60 (UK)

It feels a little familiar to me, this concept. It reminds me of "It all starts with Nescafé"

Emma Cranston appointed head of client services at the Ozone Project

The Ozone Project, the UK’s leading high attention digital advertising platform, has hired Emma Cranston into the newly-formed role of Head of Client

Tommee Tippee - "Boob Life" / Boobs, Bottles, Pumps - (2021) :70 (UK)

Tommee Tippee go all in with this ad to celebrate all things breast, baby and breastfeeding related.

D&AD collaborates with Chivas Regal on latest New Blood Quickfire brief

New Blood Quickfire (formerly known as Shots) offers aspiring creatives a faster way to showcase their skills and impress employers during lockdown S

Aldi "Good swap sauna" (2021) :30 (UK)

There are good swaps, and there are bad swaps.

Häagen-Dazs and Wonder Woman 1984 global creative campaign

Häagen-Dazs and Wonder Woman 1984 team up with an empowering call to arms: “Don’t Hold Back”, spreading joy and hope around the world

Gerety 2021 Open for Entries With All New All Female Power Jury

Gerety 2021 is open for entries and announces its full jury that includes more than 180 advertising and marketing leaders from 30 different countries

VisitScotland - World's First Tourism Advert Filmed In The Dark

Scotland shows that even in the dark of night, it's a country of shear beauty with the first tourism film to be captured in pitch darkness.

Get your portfolio in shape, shape the new generations, join Critmas! #MerryCritmas

Come on everybody get ready! It's time for Merry Critmas!

Farmdrop - Food Euphoria (2021) :30 (UK)

Farmdrop launches rave-influenced ‘Food Euphoria’ campaign across TV, Radio and online with creative agency Hell Yeah!
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Co-op - ‘Round Are Way’ (2020) :90 (UK)

This Christmas, ‘Round Are Way,’ is all about community and brotherly love. Because we can all do our bit for our community.

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