Tag Archive: AKQA

Rob McIntosh creatively leads AKQA

AKQA has appointed Rob McIntosh to creatively lead both AKQA’s Amsterdam and Berlin offices. McIntosh has over 20 year’s international working experience in the US, Germany, The Netherlands and Singapore. Before joining AKQA, he was Creative Director of frog design, Lead Interactive Consultant at BMW and Associate Creative Director of Apple’s Retail Team. Commenting on… More.

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Nick Bailey leads glue isobar

glue Isobar, part of Aegis plc, has appointed Nick Bailey as Executive Creative Director. This major appointment for the agency comes after a six-month international hunt for the new head of the creative department. Bailey joins from AKQA where he has been ECD for the past four years. He will oversee the entire creative output… More.

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KesselsKramer opens office in LA

Robert Fagan, David Charles and Eric Barrett, outside their KesselsKramer LA office Since this summer KesselsKramer has opened a new office in LA. KKLA, situated in a former communist bookstore in LA’s Chinatown, already employs 16 people, working for three different clients; Ubisoft, Museum of Comtemporary Art, and a liquor brand. KKLA is led by MD Eric… More.

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PICNIC 2012; Shared ownership

This year PICNIC was all about new ownership: the movement of empowerment of the people and taking responsibility, as citizens as well as organizations. The talks and workshops revolved around how to develop and realize solutions to collective problems – all with a focus on people: creating and sharing value for people. This year’s host Alice Taylor… More.

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Tomorrow Awards

The Tomorrow Awards, founded by Ignacio Oreanumo, were held in Pakhuis de Zwijger on November 17th, 2011. A night of lots of booz and some great speakers: Paul Lavoie (Taxi), Nick Bailey (AKQA), Carl Johnson (Anomaly), and Jean-François Bouchard (Sid Lee) – more info on AAB. Photo’s by Sigol Eschkol. All photos here.

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Total racket control

We can imagine that when you get a brief for a new EA game it will often tell you that the gameplay is new, improved, and more realistic than ever before. To demonstrate this the most obvious thing to do is to show some in-game footage and lift a little corner of the veil of… More.

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Creative Director Rui Vieira joins AKQA

AKQA Amsterdam has appointed Rui Vieira to the role of Creative Director. Azorean-born Vieira worked at Fullsix Group in Lisbon. Before he worked on brands like McDonald’s, AXE, Playstation, and the popular portugese beer Superbock. Vieira is also known for organizing and producing the International OFFF festival in 2008 and 2009. About his move: “AKQA… More.

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Amsterdam does well at Eurobest and Epica

With a track record like Tribal DDB it’s hardly a surprise that they became interactive agency of the year at Eurobest this year. Throughout the year they’ve been making great and award winning work for KLM and Philips. The climax of their award victory march has been Eurobest this week; out of the 12 nominations… More.

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The Tomorrow Awards; we live in exciting times

Paul Lavoie, Taxi, talking about the power of doubt at the Tomorrow Awards Yesterday we were at the Tomorrow Awards, the award show that is to inspire the industry to innovate faster, as Ignacio Oreamuno explained in his welcome speech. It proved quite a long afternoon – at some point turning into a night –… More.

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Nike’s ‘Copa Barrio’ = Copa America (at grassroots level)

W+K Amsterdam was asked by Nike to create an integrated campaign to celebrate the South American Copa America, which is being held throughout July in Argentina. The result: ‘Copa Barrio’. There are two films, one for Brazil, featuring Neymar with funky hairdo, and one for Argentina, featuring Pastore, Higuain, and Tevez – we’re showing the… More.

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