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  • EPICA DOUBLES DOWN ON AMSTERDAM WITH TWO EVENTS

    EPICA DOUBLES DOWN ON AMSTERDAM WITH TWO EVENTS

    17 August 2018

    On November 14-15 the city will host the Epica Creative Circle – under the theme “Will responsibility kill creativity?” – and the Epica Awards ceremony.

  • HUMOUR IN ADVERTISING:
    THE LAUGHTER EXPERT

    HUMOUR IN ADVERTISING:
    THE LAUGHTER EXPERT

    16 August 2018

    Italian ad man and scriptwriter Sergio Spaccavento's talks on the use of humour in advertising are always a hit at conferences. As he isn’t a journalist, he can’t join the Epica jury to weigh in on our Humour category. But we asked him for a few tips, instead.

  • DESIGN PLUS: BOHEMIA VS. IKEA

    DESIGN PLUS: BOHEMIA VS. IKEA

    09 August 2018

    From late style guru Christopher Gibbs to a reissued collection of Ikea furniture, design news is currently infused with nostalgia for the Swinging Sixties.

  • CREATIVE CITIES: KIEV

    CREATIVE CITIES: KIEV

    08 August 2018

    For our Creative Cities guides, we ask Epica jurors and friends to pick the most inspiring hotspots in their home towns. Here, Maksym Lazebnik, CEO of the All-Ukranian Advertising Coaliton - and journalist for Sostav UA - takes us to Kiev.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TONY CHAMBERS, WALLPAPER (EPICA JURY PRESIDENT 2018)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TONY CHAMBERS, WALLPAPER (EPICA JURY PRESIDENT 2018)

    06 August 2018

    "If you're going to do something, you must do it properly." This year's Epica Awards jury president is Tony Chambers, brand and content director of iconic design magazine Wallpaper*. Here he talks about the pursuit of excellence and the timeless power of human ideas.

  • THE EARLIER THE EPICA

    THE EARLIER THE EPICA

    01 August 2018

    The Epica Awards are open for entries and until August 31 there’s an Early Bird discount of 100 euros.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS: CHACHO PUEBLA (SPAIN)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS: CHACHO PUEBLA (SPAIN)

    10 July 2018

    Chacho Puebla, the Argentinian chief creative officer of LOLA MullenLowe, is skilled at bringing a breath of fresh air to agencies with unrealised potential. We caught him in the midst of a one-month experiment at the network's Paris office.

  • Epica cuts through with Wieden + Kennedy

    Epica cuts through with Wieden + Kennedy

    03 July 2018

    The Epica Awards 2018 "call for entries" campaign, designed by Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, uses striking graphic images to get to the heart of what makes Epica's press jury different.

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    FRAGRANCE CENTRAL

    DESIGN PLUS:
    FRAGRANCE CENTRAL

    02 July 2018

    French luxury house Louis Vuitton has produced its first men’s fragrances. Vuitton may be located in Paris, but the soul of these scents lies in the south.