We've recently been working with Audley Travel. A company that prides itself on delivering premium tailor-made experiences for the people who book with them. It's been a truly broad project and a very exciting one for us - producing a new brand architecture and tone of voice for Audley, taking it right through to a new advertising campaign that will position them in a genuinely unique and standout way. In a sea of generic turn

We've just launched a new campaign for Brittany Ferries. We've been working together to deliver a highly targeted, highly personalised way of bringing to life their brand aim of revealing the fantastic destinations on the Western Coast of Europe. Previously, Brittany Ferries campaigns had been led by TV. The aim of sharing more diverse destinations with their target audience meant that this year we were going to be delivering a film-based campaign in VOD and in an online

We've just launched a brand new campaign for Teletext Holidays. Launching with TV activity, our work will also be seen online and in the press. Teletext Holidays have a truly memorable name, but people are unaware of what they offer and how they do it. And for an online travel company that delivers great value short and long haul sunshine destination holidays, they do it a little differently. Sure, they have a website that's packed with

For the second year running, we've decided to donate the money we would normally spend on gifts and cards to the YMCA Downslink Group. They're a charity based just a few doors from our office, who do great things in our city, especially the homeless. We'll be providing Christmas boxes which include gifts for young adults who would otherwise receive nothing on Christmas Day. Items include warm socks, chocolate, toiletries and a Bluetooth speaker. Gifts

The courageous move by John and Irene Hays to buy all 555 Thomas Cook retail agencies is something which has thrust them into the national, indeed, international spotlight. And so, here they are: Beacons of hope, honesty and humility against a murky background of corporate greed. Now they have a massive opportunity, to replace the tarnished and mistreated brand of Thomas Cook with their own, and to prove, as true champions of the high street, there

We recently began a new and exciting partnership with a high street and online travel agent. Travelbag have a rich history of making long-haul travel more accessible and more affordable. They’re an exciting company led by ambitious and adventurous people. In many ways, they’re the perfect fit for us. So why, as an advertising agency, did we decide the best way to make this partnership work was by forgetting about their advertising? Initially, Travelbag had asked us to look at their upcoming campaign. But the

You might have noticed a few programmes recently about the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landings. Just the one or two. So what the world really needs now is another blog about it. Especially one about lessons that can be learnt for creative agencies. But I also work for an agency that likes to work with ambitious people on ambitious projects and what was the moon landing if not that? I'm a bit of a space geek despite being totally

Do you want a job at a creative agency? How the hell do I do that? Two very good questions to which there's no right answer to either. But where do you start? Well, being passionate, energetic, willing and talented are pretty good. But having the ability to sell yourself is also pretty important. It's the hardest brand you'll ever have to sell (you know all the limitations and weaknesses as well as the strong points,

Around 20 years ago I sat in a large over-lit office that smelt slightly of cheese. The hum of the strip lights made me feel slightly out of sorts. This was the Headquarters of Isle of Wight Tourism. Downstairs had an awful dancing musical fountain display where pensioners arrived by coach to pay a tenner to watch. Upstairs, in what used to be a gym, was the tourism office’s massive meeting room. They never could shift

Brighton loves music. We love our music. It's not just part of our social lives, it's part of working lives too. We've made Have Love Will Travel one of the country's best known ad soundtracks with our work with LV=, worked with Phil Hartnoll from Orbital on original compositions, and made Happy Talk by Ella Fitzgerald talked about again in our last Kuoni ad. We know our stuff, basically. You'll find us at gigs, concerts, festivals,