Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the...
Ryanair "history" by Dare It's Ryanair's 30th birthday this year and the brand has released a TV ad that celebrates the milestone and draws attention to its "always getting better" customer experience improvement programme.
Lurpak "freestyle" by Wieden & Kennedy London Lurpak's latest visually led ad borrows from the world of improvised jazz and urges people to get creative in the kitchen.
EasyJet "pat down" by VCCP EasyJet's new ad by VCCP showcases its mobile boarding technology.
Virgin Money "tortoise" by M/SIX The second ad in Virgin Money's new campaign features a skateboarding tortoise.
Thunderhead "Thunderhead" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO A floundering car salesman sucks at the teat of a muscular thunder-god in a new ad for the software brand Thunderhead, which provides information on customers to businesses.
The photographer Oliviero Toscani tells James Swift that agencies are full of bullshit, marketers are dumb and young people are fucked up.
Dougal Wilson reflects on his career and how he came to direct John Lewis campaigns, via a degree in science and a taste of advertising in Edinburgh.
Today's empowered consumers want brands that make the world a better place. The white Pencil aligns perfectly with this, Steve Henry writes.
The executive creative director of Bauer Media has set up a standalone content agency to enhance the company's cross-media sell. By Maisie McCabe.
Paul Brazier and Peter Souter pay tribute to Ron Brown, the art director behind many of AMV's finest ads, who died last month.
Features & Analysis
Nick Reid charts the journey from the first, lottery-placed TV ad in 1955 to a future shaped by programmatic trading.
Out-of-home interactions increase during big sporting events and holidays. Brands can utilise this, Nick Mawditt writes.
Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 17 April, and one thing we didn't...
Tie-ups between brands and musicians can benefit both parties, but they must tread carefully, Gurjit Degun writes.
Industry wags used to joke that adland would be a great place to work if it wasn t for clients. Considering how few clients turned up to the Advertising Week Europe event, maybe the feeling is mutual. Procurement, remuneration and whether or not cl...
To target the growing gaming market and its youth audience, Saatchi & Saatchi created a fully functioning robot that can interact, learn and, of course, game. By Andy Jex.
Tracey Follows wants crowdfunding for a book she has co-written that aims to pass on planning wisdom to those in the field today.
Josh Krichefski responds to some of the criticisms and questions that have been directed at media agencies recently.
Alexander McQueen was a designer whose work transcended fashion. A tailor immersed in technology. Convention bored him. Nils Leonard reckons there are lessons there for adland.
An Economist study has identified a sub-group of millennials who could be effective brand advocates, Arif Durrani writes.
The return of Paxman Cameron Miliband Live: The Battle For Number 10 attracted a peak of three million viewers (a 15.3 per cent share) on Channel 4 and 387,000 on Sky. In a boost to politicians keen to engage younger voters, the debate recorded...
As he looks back on his time at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Jim Carroll calls for a focus on the 'we' in an era of individuality, because realising human capital could help businesses succeed.
Does more need to be done to ensure transparency between vloggers and the brands they endorse, Gurjit Degun asks.
Opinion & blogs
Awards season is now well under way and next week more than 200 of the world s finest creatives will gather in London to judge the 2015 D AD Awards. Judging week is a bigger deal this year because D AD is aiming to make it a real industry event. So...
A couple of weeks ago, The Independent examined the type of ads sitting alongside the teenage-friendly video bloggers on YouTube. The journalist and documentary film-maker Chris Atkins began to investigate after noticing the predominance of McDonal...
The kids might be excited to go back to school this week, but what's happening outside the gates? We are entering a period of profound uncertainty as one of the most closely fought elections in living memory looms large.
The dominance of the "visual web" may herald a new era in human communication.
Much has been said about the softening growth of China s GDP after the announcement that it will be cut to 7 per cent its slowest rate in two decades. However, one thing that most agree is that a 7 per cent GDP growth rate remains the envy of most ...
Rich media has been the mainstay of online brand marketing for more than ten years, thanks to its ability to deliver a blend of video and interactivity directly to where the user can be found. But, unlike standard display advertising and pre-roll vid...
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If it was a successful year for UK creativity in 2014, it was an epic one for Jean-Claude Van Damme and his entourage, Donald Gunn writes.
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Tailoring teams to meet specific client needs by collaborating selectively with other agencies will nearly always produce better results
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