With digital advertising soon to turn 25, Adobe conducted a global survey of over 2000 consumers in the US and UK across generations, gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation to understand what progress is being made when it comes to diversity representation.
With Amazon Prime Day set over two days this year, on 15th and 16th July, Jason Woosley, Vice President, Commerce Product & Platform at Adobe has pulled together his top tips for e-retailers in the lead up to the event.
This year’s Cannes Lions creative data award went Black & Abroad, a company specialising in travel experiences for black people, turned the “Go back to Africa” slur on its head. Each time someone used the phrase on social media, the brand responded with beautiful images of the continent.
This taboo-breaking campaign from Libresse (Essity FemCare brand in the Nordics, known as Bodyform in the UK) celebrated female genitalia in all its forms, fighting against myths, insecurities and stereotypes that women face every day.
Last year, Nike courted controversy by working with NFL star Colin Kaepernick who famously kneeled during the national anthem in protest at police brutality towards black people. The ad earned praise, but also criticism (even from the US president himself). But did the gamble pay off for the brand?
Will AI take over the creative industry? Simon Wright, Managing Director of Greenwich Design and Co-founder of The Chemistry Works argues that machine learning could actually give us more time for experimentation and creativity in our work.