Ten Things Not To Say To A Graphic Designer
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September 27, 2014

Ten Things Not To Say To A Graphic Designer

With over ten years of design experience, we know a thing or two about what to expect as a designer. Mostly, we designers can deal with all kinds of insane requests and demands, no problem at all. That said, there are a few things that we hear that can send even the most patient designer over…
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September 17, 2014

Photo vs. Pencil Drawing: Spot the difference?

Think you've got a good eye? Reckon you can spot the difference between a photo and a pencil drawing? Easy, right? Here at 11ElevenDC, we love to find and share artworks that capture the imagination and alter our perceptions. With this in mind, why not test your creative eye, with this quiz created by Future plc. Have a look…
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September 17, 2014

Barclaycard tests handy contactless payments wristband

Barclaycard has begun a London trial of its contactless payment wristbands, hi-tech bracelets which allow the wearer to pay for goods and services without reaching for their wallet. The bPay devices can be preloaded with a cash value and automatically top up as purchases are made, although a maximum spend of £20 per item is…
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September 17, 2014

Jackpot247 launches campaign featuring 'Big Terry'

Online gaming brand Jackpot247 has rolled out a TV campaign aimed at promoting its range of casino games, from roulette to blackjack and slots. Created by Noah, the ad aims to "create a distinct and unique positioning for the brand", according to creative director Chris Bayfield. The 40-second spot features brand spokesperson, Barry Mills, who gives…
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September 17, 2014

BMW Twitter ad banned for encouraging speeding

A tweet that appeared on BMW's UK Twitter feed has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for encouraging excessive speed. The tweet, which also appeared as a promoted ad, read "Capable of 0-62mph in just 4.8 seconds, the new #BMW M235i promises you one hell of a ride”. The ad also featured an…
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September 17, 2014

Ladbrokes ad campaign pulls in almost 100 complaints for pushing irresponsible gambling

Ladbrokes has come under fire from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after 98 people complained its Ladbrokes Life campaign condoned an irresponsible attitude towards gambling. The majority of the complaints said the Ladbrokes campaign, which spanned TV, social, out of home and online, suggested peer pressure to gamble and that gambling could enhance personal qualities.…
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September 17, 2014

Three mock government websites slammed following ASA crackdown

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has banned three websites from advertising themsleves as goverment services following a promise to eradicate the practice earlier in the year. Official Services, which offered a birth, death and marriage certificate service, UK Passport Offices and European Health Card have been told by the ASA not to present their service…
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September 16, 2014

More women playing video games than men according to IAB report

The myth of video games being the sole preserve of male teenagers has been shattered by a new report compiled by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), which found that more women than men now indulge in video gaming. Gaming Revolution found that seven in 10 Britons have picked up a joy pad at some point…
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September 16, 2014

Video game stereotypes shattered by IAB report

The myth of video games being the sole preserve of male teenagers has been shattered by a new report compiled by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), which found that more women than men now indulge in video gaming. Gaming Revolution found that seven in 10 Britons have picked up a joy pad at some point…
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September 16, 2014

McDonalds and Starbucks jump in at the deep end in adopting Apple Pay

The world’s biggest chain of fast food restaurants McDonalds  is to  be among the first merchants to integrate Apple Pay, the  phone-payment platform that Apple  unveiled last week.  Apple said the platform will launch in October in the US at McDonalds and  Starbucks as well  as restaurant brand Panera Bread and  Subway the sandwich chain.…
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