News & Views

Featuring the industry's bravest campaigns, original op-eds from Contagious and friends, and exclusive peeks at articles from Contagious Magazine and Contagious I/O. All of the posts below can be delivered straight to your inbox with the Contagious Weekly Newsletter.

Cannes Lions / Cognitive Creativity Playbook

by Alex Jenkins
Join Contagious and SapientRazorfish as we explore and explain the impact of intelligent systems on creativity and marketing. If you’ve ever wondered if a computer could one day be considered creative, be able to autonomously build brands or take your job, this session will answer all your questions


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Insight & Strategy: Meet Graham

by Contagious I/O

We find out why a government organisation chose to build a macabre sculpture to raise public awareness about human vulnerability

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Opinion / When is disruption just normalisation?

by Contagious Contributor
Fara Darvill, head of marketing communications at Conran Design Group, argues that as a number of online disruptors are now moving into the traditional physical space, retail is establishing a new normal

 

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Event Debrief / BIFEX

by Contagious Contributor

Sean Pillot de Chenecey is an insights, innovation and strategy consultant. He reports back from BIFEX about how Lebanon is setting out to brand itself as a country and which brands are having an impact there

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Opinion / Tailoring Automation

by Contagious Contributor
Thomas Mueller, regional design director at Fjord, on designing automation for and around the people

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Contagious Team: Cannes Contenders

by Contagious Team

Cannes Lions is just around the corner, so here are the campaigns and creative ideas that the Contagious team thinks should win at the International Festival of Creativity. We share what we’d be fighting for if we were on a jury and discuss why different pieces of work remain firm favourites 

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Opinion / Tech Development

by Contagious Contributor
Brands can make a tangible impact in developing countries, argues Miguel Alvarez, head of R&D at AnalogFolk London. Here’s how. 

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