THE ECONOMIST: Idea generator.

Not long after setting up DHM, we got a call from Media Guru and all round clever clogs Mark Palmer, he asked whether I could help The Economist out with a presentation. Of course I could, they’re The Economist. Essentially, I put together a fancy looking PowerPoint presentation for them to take around the world. Titled ‘The Ideas People’, it set out the argument that The Economist wasn’t a dry, factual business publication, it was stimulus for creative minds toRead more

ADNAMS: Pictures.

“It’s Simon Loftus on the phone, he says he’s a chum of John Hegarty.” It turned that he needed some advertising for his family’s brewery and had been given our phone number by John. (Fortunately, BBH had a conflict, Boddington’s, so couldn’t help him.) Simon was the Chairman Adnams and a totally inspirational, lovely guy. I had a cottage in Suffolk, so I knew of Adnams and although they were pretty small, I thought they were quite classy and upmarket,Read more

ARTICLE DUMP: Is this thing on?

  1. How I did the 2012 D&AD cover (Campaign – September 2012)  2. Dave Hieatt: “What influenced you?” 3. Commissioning Photography (Photographer Magazine Vol 5, No.3)    4. Food Advertising (Lurzers Archive) 5. Great Illustration (Lurzers Archive) 6. My Photographic Month (Image, The Association of Photographers Magazine ’08)  Read more