What it takes to win a D&AD Impact Award

This week I was invited to judge the D&AD Impact Awards for the 2nd year in a row. It’s an important initiative, as it not only shines light on important environmental and social issues, but aim to solve them. D&AD already one of the most recognized awards...

ADVERTISING KILLS: Stop the overworking culture

Image credits: Adbusters By Thomas Kolster for The Drum, February 3, 2017 “We try harder”, “We sell, or else”, “Gives you wings”. Sorry, I can’t help but paraphrase advertising slogans, because the fact is, working in advertising is a killer. 2016 was in many ways a...

WORK SUCKS: Memo to all agency peers

Dear agency peers – if you had to write a memo to your colleagues in the ad industry guiding them towards creative excellence, how would it read? You probably read one attempt at such a message last week from TBWA\CHIAT\DAY’s NYC creative top dog Rob Schwartz, which...