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  • THE SCENE IS SET FOR ONE OF THE DEBATES OF THE YEAR: “WILL RESPONSIBILITY KILL CREATiVITY?”

    THE SCENE IS SET FOR ONE OF THE DEBATES OF THE YEAR: “WILL RESPONSIBILITY KILL CREATiVITY?”

    09 November 2018

    That’s the question clients, agencies and journalists will be asking at the Epica Awards Creative Circle, which will take place in Amsterdam on November 15. The setting is the magnificent KIT Royal Tropical Institute, one of the city’s most remarkable buildings.

  • A BIT MORE IRRESPONSIBILITY WILL ENHANCE CREATIVITY

    A BIT MORE IRRESPONSIBILITY WILL ENHANCE CREATIVITY

    09 November 2018

    Some brands should adopt political incorrectness (again) as their tone of voice, says opinion maker Frank Pynenburg.

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    ROCKING WITH BAUHAUS

    DESIGN PLUS:
    ROCKING WITH BAUHAUS

    07 November 2018

    Centenary celebrations for the revered German art and design school have already begun. Here’s a personal take on its influence, inspired by an Adobe project.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TROY HITCH (UNITED STATES)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TROY HITCH (UNITED STATES)

    05 November 2018

    Troy Hitch recently became Global Chief Innovation Officer of Proxmity Worldwide. We chatted to him about what his title means, where the industry is going, and the things that are currently inspiring him. We also discovered that he's rather witty...

  • PEOPLE WANT PRODUCTS TO REPRESENT WHAT THEY STAND FOR

    PEOPLE WANT PRODUCTS TO REPRESENT WHAT THEY STAND FOR

    05 November 2018

    Consumer psychologist Dr. Cathrine Jansson-Boyd will be one of the speakers during Creative Circles at the Epica Awards in Amsterdam.

  • MARK TUTSSEL RECEIVES CREATIVE LEADERS TRIBUTE

    MARK TUTSSEL RECEIVES CREATIVE LEADERS TRIBUTE

    22 October 2018

    A new award honouring outstanding contribution to creativity goes to the Executive Chairman of Leo Burnett Worldwide.

  • Nathalie Lam (Philips): ‘I hope the diversity discussion will be irrelevant in ten years’

    Nathalie Lam (Philips): ‘I hope the diversity discussion will be irrelevant in ten years’

    19 October 2018

    The EpicaAwards, the international prize for creative campaigns, will be returning to the Netherlands, as an interactive conference, this November. The theme is ‘Will responsibility (eventually) kill creativity?’ concerning the purpose campaigns that are becoming increasingly more common. Frank.news spoke to organizer Kyra Roest (Embassy of Dutch Creativity, Adbusiness.Amsterdam) and Nathalie Lam (Philips) about the event and the theme.

  • DESIGN PLUS: THE STORY OF THE PINK RIBBON

    DESIGN PLUS: THE STORY OF THE PINK RIBBON

    15 October 2018

    During "pink October" the breast cancer awareness ribbon is ubiquitous. But what's the history of design, and what role does a certain beauty brand have in its evolution? Our article goes behind the scenes of an iconic symbol.

  • CREATIVE CITIES: PARIS

    CREATIVE CITIES: PARIS

    11 October 2018

    Take a tour of Paris, one of the world's favourite destinations, with our creative guide Severine Viguier-Goenaga, creative director and managing director of Inouï, the consumer branding sister company of design agency Curius.