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Creative Wave – April 21

Happy Friday everyone. This week we gaze ahead to a galaxy far away (I.e. IMAX in December), enjoy new music from some of the world’s most interesting artists, realise that robots can be just as good or bad as people,...
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Creative Wave – April 13

Happy Thursday everyone. It’s been a busy week so I apologise for what is something perhaps a bit shorter than you’re used to. But never fear, we’ve still got plenty of inspiring tales of sport, advertising, social experiments etc for...
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Creative Wave – April 7

Happy Friday everyone, normal service is resumed! Special shout-out has to go to Phil this week for providing a good third of my content I think! Cheers mate! Big up to everyone else who submits other content every week by...
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Perfect Storm win ‘Best Outdoor’ at the 2017 Creative Pool Awards

Yes, after all the snow settled (and melted), our friendly neighbourhood snowman DeFrosty found himself crowned winner of the highly-competitive Best Outdoor category, and is just – as we speak – settling into his new home in the golden 2017 Creative...
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Creative Wave – March 30

Happy… Thursday, again! A day early for a second week in a row because I’m gallivanting around once more tomorrow. Firstly, congratulations to everyone involved in the now officially Creative Pool Award-winning Keep DeFrosty Alive campaign. Well deserved! Soothe the weary...
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Creative Wave – March 23

Happy Friday everyone. In this week’s edition we download this year’s SxSW, ponder why Skeletor is always miserable and scratch our heads over what’s a Bacon and what’s a Saville. Until next week.   TUNE FOR THE WEEKEND- I think...
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Creative Wave – March 17

Happy Friday and Happy St Patrick’s Day everyone. To celebrate this grand day, ’tis a very cultured and civilised edition this week, with classical tales of vision and invention that stretch back hundreds of years. Oh, and Lego and trainers. Enjoy...
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Why brand purpose is the ultimate disruptive force

As the “Futurati” descend on Austin this week for SXSW and discuss the disruptions of the future, it’s worth reminding ourselves that the market advantages gained by organisations from these “disruptions” are only temporary. Disruption is not a new concept,...
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Creative Wave – March 10

Happy Friday and Happy New Office everyone! Our first transmission from One Oliver’s Yard is a special one. We celebrate International Women’s Day, inclusivity, progress in football and all the other usual film, TV, music and advertising stuff you’ve come...
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Creative Wave – March 3

Happy Moving Day! Grab a plate, wrap it in newspaper and please stow it safely. That’s totally a metaphor for this week’s Creative Wave… I just haven’t quite worked out why yet. Inspiration is like a plate, I guess, and...