Because not everyone’s a Friends fan

I grew up in a small Cornish market town. At school the only subjects I enjoyed (and was any good at) were the creative ones. Y’kno the subjects other kids did for ‘fun’ or to avoid written exams. Well art was my thing. And I had no idea what kind of job it would get […]

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 […]

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.

YCC X JELLY: Alison Carmichael, 20 Years of Inky Fingers

AWESOMENESS. We’ve got an amazing event lined up for you creative types. We’re partnering with Jelly to bring you an evening fuelled full of creative typography inspiration from Alison Carmichael. It’s going to be unmissable so snap up a ticket before it’s too late.

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.