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Diary: Tubbs in the tub

Diary: Tubbs in the tub

With Dave Buonaguidi leaving Karmarama after 14 years, was Ben Bilboul trying to turn back the clock and convince him to stay by emulating Hot Tub Time Machine ? Actually, no the hired hot tub was part of Karmarama s Miami Vice -themed annual sum...

Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Who doesn t love a lemon drizzle? The Essentials magazine summer fete scored big with the sunshine and a bake-off-winning cake from Goodstuff s Sam Drake . "Ignore most great ideas , they are ten a penny. Concentrate on great execution." Words...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Grey s Nils Leonard (@nilsleonard) has been keeping us amused with photo documentation of his trip to Korea. Our favourite Tweet was this interesting building, which Leonard showcased with the simple line: "Welcome to Korea." William Hague won...

 
 
Diary: Lidstone jumped, dunked and snapped

Diary: Lidstone jumped, dunked and snapped

The taller they stand, the harder they fall. So spare a thought for Russ Lidstone, the 6 4" Devonian chief executive of Havas Worldwide London. Lidstone a serious basketball player in his youth, having played in the national league and for England...

 
 
Diary: Ee bah gum!

Diary: Ee bah gum!

As the saying goes: "Tha' can allas tell a Yorkshireman. But tha' can't tell 'im much." So it turns out the VCCP Tour de France, organised by Charles Vallance from the White Rose county, wasn't the miserable event that this week's Diary makes out.

 
 
Diary: Yellow fever strikes

Diary: Yellow fever strikes

In case you missed it, the Tour de France has just passed through England, giving agencies a tenuous excuse to, erm, flex their creative muscles. Soul dyed the coats of 150 sheep yellow for Yorkshire Building Society a stunt worthy of a Cannes Gran...

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

"Happy birthday @RobinWightUK @EngineLondon President. thank you for bringing colour into my life every day." Debbie Klein (@girlfromafrica) marks her colleague s 70th birthday with a party that later saw staff wearing masks with Wight s face on. ...

 
 
Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the chairman of BETC, tell Campaign about their worst Cannes experiences.

 
 
Diary: When five seconds just aren't enough

Diary: When five seconds just aren't enough

When five seconds just aren t enough Trevor Beattie notoriously shocked adland with his bold declaration that ads should be no longer than five seconds, but his latest project is a full 12 minutes long and could potentially get a lot longer. The...

 
 
Thinkbox TV Planning Awards in pictures

Thinkbox TV Planning Awards in pictures

Pictures from the Thinkbox TV Planning Awards last week, where Manning Gottlieb OMD stole the show picking up four prizes, including the Grand Prix.

 
 
Wieden & Kennedy blogs for help after theft

Wieden & Kennedy blogs for help after theft

Wieden & Kennedy has taken to its blog for help in identifying a suspected thief after a laptop was stolen from its Wilkes Street offices on Wednesday.

 
 
Social photo of the week

Social photo of the week

"This is why we all do it," Global s group chief executive, Stephen Miron (@stephenmiron), Tweeted with this spectacular shot of his station Capital FM s pop music-Summertime Ball extravaganza at Wembley Stadium last week. Tweet or tag your pict...

 
 
Diary: Campaign's fun in the sun at Cannes 2014

Diary: Campaign's fun in the sun at Cannes 2014

As the sun set over the French Riviera, the industry's elite gathered at the Carlton Beach for the annual Campaign party.

 
 
Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

Mehdi Lamloum (@mehdilamloum), the executive creative director of Geometry Global Kuala Lumpur, posted this photo pre-Cannes. Perfect. Grey London s boss, Chris Hirst (@chrishirst), popped into the Lucozade Condition Zone, which simulates th...

 
 
Diary: Operation Hassle Hoff

Diary: Operation Hassle Hoff

Ah, Cannes the same old reddened faces. But Lida, keen to share the Lions love beyond its senior management team, offered employees the chance to win an all-expenses trip to the C te d Azur. Nicky Bullard, the executive creative director, challenge...

 
 
Diary: Annette King in overalls and news for a 4Creative team

Diary: Annette King in overalls and news for a 4Creative team

This week Annette King takes a tour of Sea Containers House, Diary announces the hire of a young creative team and Ofcom's Sarah Evans wins the first Winston Fletcher Short Story Prize.

 
 
Social photos of the week: a rave at Starcom and a unicorn at Karmarama

Social photos of the week: a rave at Starcom and a unicorn at Karmarama

Looks like a rave is about to happen at the site of the new Publicis Groupe office in Farringdon in this snap from Starcom MediaVest Group s president of dynamic markets, Iain Jacob (@iainjacob). Perhaps it s a nod to the location s past life as th...

 
 

"Lark de triomphe": the best Omnicom Publicis picture captions

When Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe cancelled their $35 billion merger plans this morning, it was hard not to think back to that iconic photo of their chiefs Maurice Lévy and John Wren shaking hands in Paris when the deal was struck in July last y...

 
 
Social photos of the week: David Moyes in bronze and Wieden & Kennedy's naked marching band

Social photos of the week: David Moyes in bronze and Wieden & Kennedy's naked marching band

David Moyes

 
 
 

PICTURE GALLERY

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Nabs Big Bash Last night's Nabs Big Bash at Battersea Evolution was aptly themed Heaven and Hell as for many it was just that.

Nuts staff go nude for charity calendar The nudity in this week's Nuts magazine has taken a surprising turn. Instead of ladies, it's the lads who are baring all - specifically the male editorial staff of the IPC magazine.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Big Awards 2012 Campaign celebrated its Big Awards 2012 in style last week at Grosvenor House.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: British Arrows Awards Agency creatives were out in force to celebrate the British Arrows Awards 2012.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Creative Circle Awards Creatives from all agencies gathered together for last night's Creative Circle Awards at London's Roundhouse in Chalk Farm.


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