When it all gets a bit too much…

After having attended my fair share of industry talks, I must admit that I’ve become a bit cynical. Unfortunately, I’ve often found it to be the case that many speakers attend these events to be in the spotlight for the wrong reasons, using the stage for their own publicity. But the event I attended last […]

YCC & OMB: The Brief Encounter Results

Last week, we partnered up with the One Minute Briefs for an epic brief encounter to “Advertise the creative industry in the North”. We had awesome responses from the wonderful OMBLES and our three winners were *drumroll please!*… @JohnSoonaye @_paulturner_ @John_Protheroe

Lessons in life and advertising

It’s not often you hear about the educators behind advertising graduates, but this is an occasion to shout about a very special one.

ABC of Advertising Abbreviations: Part 1

There are numerous abbreviations the ad-world uses in day to day chit chatter. But what do they actually stand for again…? From ACD to Zip. We’ve got you covered! Part 1

The States

Thinking of moving to the States? Here are some tips, I would have wished someone had told me.

Pick The Right Placements

This picture was a gift from my career changing placement. The only time I’ve ever worked as part of a team was at university. I was an art director and did the pictures and my copywriter, Ross did the words. While this was a great creative team we split in 2011, graduated and went on […]

RGA x YCC Speed Dating

ADVENTUROUS AGENCY SEEKS CURIOUS CREATIVES Think you have what it takes to impress one of the top agencies in London?

Shanghai

This story ends on a Chinese woman’s mantlepiece. It begins in John Hegarty’s office.

Vilnius

It’s 1pm just outside of Minsk and we’ve got soup, served kindly by the Babushka, who doesn’t speak a word of English.