I delivered a TED talk at TEDx Royal Tunbridge Wells on the subject of How Street Wisdom Changed My Life. If you are interested, more information on the rather wonderful Street Wisdom can also be found here.
23rd March 2019
15th March 2019
Writing this piece over in Austin at SxSW. Seen some great stuff this week from the likes of Jodie Foster, David Byrne and Brian Solis. Attended sessions on subjects inclusing the blockchain, insights, influencer marketing, video, mindfulness and ‘cannabusiness’. More info on all of this in coming weeks, but wanted to share this video shown by Brian Solis at the launch of his new book. This is the wonderful, Alike.
8th March 2019
This Longhorn bull accidentally deflates his ball, and has thedeepest sadness
1st March 2019
The symbol of counter-culture, is at long last, just…culture. Spike Jonze’s ad for US marijuana retailer MedMen, aims to normalise getting high.
Czech sculptor David Cerny transforms boring city streets around the world with his giant moving sculptures, that you can’t help but stare and smile at.
16th Feb 2019
After nearly 16 years out of the advertising business, filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott has brought his grand vision to two high-profile ad campaigns. The first was an adventure film for Turkish Airlines, which was teased during the Super Bowl. The second, more impressive piece, ‘grabs the viewer with Scott’s signature other-worldly vision – a visually rich film for Hennessy X.O, ‘The Seven Worlds’ (4″,06″) which will have a brief presence during the Oscars.’ If you are pressed for time, check out the wonderful Number 6 – Wood Crunches, at 2′,48″ in.
9th February 2019
Becoming. Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of time-lapse. A film by Jan van IJken (janvanijken.com).
1st Feb 2019
A cockpit view of a plane landing in Maniitsoq, Greenland is otherworldly. Best bit is from 1′:30″ in
29th January 2019
Fabulous. The new ad from ITV celebrates great storytelling. ‘Don’t look, can’t look, please don’t let this happen…!’ This is The Patriarch. From UnCommon Creative Studio.
18th January 2019
Love this new ad from IKEA – IKEA’s Fantasy Nightclub is all about a good night’s sleep, not a big night out. ‘The advert opens with a group of friends driving through town late at night, passing food trucks serving bowls of Cheerios and toast kebabs. Upon reaching their destination we see them and other clubbers in their pyjamas….’