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How Do You Break Through Apathy? One Agency Tries for Rage Stunt tricks Londoners into rallying for the poor

Pleas to help the poor are usually ignored. So what if you turned things around and started advocating against the poor? Would anyone come to their defense? Publicis London put that…

April 10, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

Designer Creates Delicious Résumé With the Winning Ingredient Baked Right In How she scored an instant interview and the job

It's not so strange for folks to bring cookies, cakes and candies to work and share them with colleagues. But for job applicants to prepare treats and serve them to…

April 8, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

Can a Sustainable Font Help Save the World? This Ad Agency Has Made One Ryman Eco by Grey London

Ryman Eco, a new "sustainable font" from U.K. retailer Ryman Stationery and ad agency Grey London, uses 33 percent less ink than standard typefaces. According to Grey, if the world…

April 7, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT

Sorry, Cats. Cravendale Falls in Love With a Cute but Creepy Cookie Puppetry meets animation

Barry the Biscuit Boy splashes onto the scene in a slam-dunk spot for British dairy Cravendale, a cautionary tale from Wieden + Kennedy in London and production house Blinkink. The heady…

April 2, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: KFC Takes a Long Ride in the Slowest-Cooked, Fast-Food Ad Ever BBH takes its time

Languid tales of southern Americana always make me feel hot and itchy. So, right from the start, I might not be the best audience for BBH London's 60-second "Bus" spot…

March 31, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Vodafone Salutes Emergency Responders in Quietly Explosive New Ad Grey London strikes again

Grey London takes an unconventional approach for Vodafone U.K., focusing on British emergency responders, more than three-quarters of whom, we're told, use the telecom's services. "The Call," a riveting 60-second spot…

March 28, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

Tired of Not Having a Grocery Store, Village Engineer Invents a Vending Machine Dispenses eggs, milk and more

The town of Clifton in central England hasn't had a grocery store for almost 15 years, so a local engineer invented a giant vending machine that dispenses milk, eggs, bread,…

March 27, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

Love Knows No Bounds for Budgie and Cat in Charming British Spot Freeview ad inspired by free entertainment of pets playing

Cat and budgie—sworn enemies in the real world, last time I checked—join forces to tout British TV service Freeview in these extremely silly spots from Leo Burnett London. Kitty paws open…

March 25, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

British Ads Capture the Often Brutal Horrors of Police Work 'It's what we do'

Police often find themselves in high-stress, high-stakes scenarios—facing unruly drunken mobs, drivers stuck in cars about to explode and knife-wielding maniacs. This series of videos from ad agency Tinker Taylor for…

March 25, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT

Banksy Reworks 'Balloon Girl' in Campaign for Syria's Children Idris Elba voices Sunshine spot

Banksy's "Balloon Girl" provides a fitting image for the children whose lives have been ravaged by Syria's civil war, which just entered its third year. The British street artist drew some…

March 24, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

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