09 May 2013
Executive creative director, TBWA\London
A very interesting mix this week. From the serious stuff to the bread and butter, from the populist to the plain. The work varies so much in stature and ambition that it made me think if this is a bit like comparing apples...
02 May 2013
Executive creative director, Leo Burnett
When counselled for his feelings on the wonders of digital photography, David Bailey responded: "It just means the world will be full of more shit pictures."
A damning indictment of the democratisation of creativity, maybe?...
18 Apr 2013
Executive creative director, JWT London
Who said clients were cutting back on production budgets? It s battle of the bulging wallets this week, with Samsung and Heineken trying to outspend each other to create two enormous productions. "My brand s bigger than yours,"...
11 Apr 2013
Founding partner, Beattie McGuinness Bungay
What is it with space aliens and the anal probe? You d think that having deployed their much-vaunted psychic mega-intelligence to traipse all the way over from the arse-end of Alpha Centauri, they might just celebrate arriving...
07 Mar 2013
Executive creative director, Grey EMEA ; mentor, School of Communication Arts
I remember the first one of these I was asked to do. It was such a big deal. A write of passage (ba-dum ching). I think I sent a copy to my mum to try to persuade her that I d got a proper...
28 Feb 2013
Executive creative director, CST The Gate
Growing up, one of my favourite comedians was Max Miller. One of my favourite Max Miller jokes goes like this: "I saw an ad in the paper. It said: Lion Tamer Wanted. I thought how hard can that be? So I went along and the...
31 Jan 2013
Founding partner, Fabula London
So this is what happens when your writing partner is off for a few days you end up writing a Private View with the sole fear of how unwitty you are going to come across as. But, hey, how hard can it be, right?
*Two days later*...
17 Jan 2013
With work from William Hill, Gocompare.com, Cadbury Creme Egg, The Sun, Department of Health and Virgin Atlantic
22 Nov 2012
With work from John Lewis, Barclaycard, Asda, Freesat, Waitrose and EE.
15 Nov 2012
With work from The Times/Sunday Times, The Co-operative, Samsung, William Hill, Jeremiah Weed and Fuze Tea.