everyone has an opinion, who do you listen to?
In research it's always nice to hear that respondents 'liked' your idea. But so what? The problem is people like a lot of things, pictures of puppies, pretty colours, the way the model looks strong, the happy setting of a family on holiday because it reminds them of that time in Corfu. It doesn't really... Continue Reading →
One of the curious things about Pharmaland is, given the greatest drug ever, say the cure for all Cancer, the cure for Alzheimer's or Diabetes, you could literally run a picture of a pig in a pair of knickers and as long as the headline still said "IT CURES ALL CANCER" nobody would care, the... Continue Reading →
I know what you're thinking, of all the perspectives - both wildly positive and apocolyptic on BREXIT over the last couple of weeks, I haven't read one from a poncy flowery-shirted Creative Director. I wonder why that is? Maybe it's because we are sooooo over asking the public for their opinions and soooo not surprised... Continue Reading →
In this week of remembrance and solemn thanks for the heroes of the Great War, who died on the fields of Flanders exactly a hundred years ago, I thought I might touch on a vastly inappropriate parallel: the unimportant war that we fight as creatives every day. (If this blog dies in research, sod it...it's... Continue Reading →