The Weekly Stripe 14.12.18

The Weekly Stripe 14.12.18

The Weekly Stripe – 14.12.18 The ongoing Brexit debacle demonstrates Donald Trump is absolutely right: there is an art to doing a deal.   This original NYT review of Donald Trump’s book demonstrates the President’s belief in...
The Weekly Stripe 2.2.18

The Weekly Stripe 2.2.18

The Weekly Stripe – 02.02.18 5 positions that go against the stream or turn a widely-accepted view on its head. Lee Vinsel challenges vague and superficial notions of Design Thinking and uncritical claims that DT is a cure-all. This blog-turned-podcast takes...
The Weekly Stripe 26.1.18

The Weekly Stripe 26.1.18

The Weekly Stripe – 26.01.18 In our age of ubiquity it can feel like youth subcultures simply re-process the past, lacking the time, space or inclination for originality. One exception is #bikelife, a movement of urban youth that is growing across major Western...
Why we need to make research harder to understand

Why we need to make research harder to understand

A recent article by BBH head John Harrison called on advertising to become ‘harder to understand’. Harrison laments how, in our content-addled world, communication has become regarded as just another ‘user experience’ to optimise. Advertising best practice is to...
The Weekly Stripe 24.03.17

The Weekly Stripe 24.03.17

The Weekly Stripe – 24.03.17 This week’s links are all about storytelling: from novels to digital advertising and TV opening titles, here is a pick of what makes a good story.   A video collection of brilliant storytelling advice by George Saunders...