HOW TO GET CHIPPED UP. A CRASH COURSE IN BIOHACKING.

It’s a rainy Tuesday afternoon in Soho. I am at a cafe, waiting to interview a guy called

GRIME, GAMING & KFC

At first glance these may look like three separate entities, but look a little closer into youth culture

Making the Right Magic Win

A BBH LA POV on Trump’s America and the post-truth media world. If you’ve read Paul Feldwick’s latest book retracing the history of our industry, you’ll know that the debate on whether logic or magic is best at building successful brands has been raging ever since the lights were turned on on Madison Avenue. The hard cold facts or the emotional

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Imagination, rekindled

Author, Kendra Salvatore, Strategy Director BBH NY A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending

Don’t Be Boring

Written by Phil Shipley, Annie Little and Josephine Kiernan Everyone knows that other people’s dreams are boring, but that you’re going to get told them anyway. The same is true about conference recaps. My half-baked reconstruction of the fascinating talks from last night’s Interesting conference is nothing compared to the joy and passion shared by

Bits to Blogs to Bots – Goodbye from @Melex

A few weeks ago Mel Exon (yes, that @melex), BBH Labs co-founder and BBH London MD, broke the news that she was leaving the Black Sheep pastures for, er, pastures new. It’s taken us a while to get over the trauma but we’ve managed to prise this piece from her, covering Labs, nineteen years at

The End of Words? Let’s Hope Not

Author, Jeremy Ettinghausen, Innovation Director, BBH Labs and BBH London Working at Penguin Books in 2000 I recall plenty of excitement about a brand campaign featuring black-and-white documentary photography with the caption ‘be here’ in Penguin orange. The striking images and absence of any actual books certainly made the work stand out from the mass of

Brexit, or What Happens When You Don’t Have Big Ideas

Author, Richard Cable, Content Director, BBH London There’s a post being shared on social media that shows a scene of Armageddon under the legend ‘If we leave the EU’. Beneath it is an identical image under the legend ‘If we remain in the EU’. It’s a perfect expression of the dire predictions emanating from both

A Very Virtual Bedtime Story

Authors: Jab Borgstrom, Creative Director, Samuel Bowden, Producer and Jeremy Ettinghausen, Innovation Director, BBH London Doing something for the first time is a great feeling, but doing something so new that you don’t have the set of references, the criteria, to judge the work you’re doing is a wonderful, intimidating and educational experience. When Samsung offered us the opportunity to

Chats with Bots

Author, Jeremy Ettinghausen, Innovation Director, BBH London and Labs AI bots are everywhere. Or at least, chatter about chatbots