Early last week a team of ten designers, creatives and video editors received details of the 434 official winners of the coveted D&AD Pencils for the 2018 award ceremony. The team had around 50 hours to create a short video sting for each winner, which had to include their profile, award-winning work and professional credentials.
February gave us two of the biggest global events, The Winter Olympics and the BAFTA Awards. As a live events agency February was an inspiring month for the team as we eagerly awaited to see who would do what. But as with all of our Sevenses blogs we don’t just cover events. Throughout the month our creative teams also put forward things that have sparked their interest. So let’s take a look at this month’s event and design inspiration. Read More
Working for SomeBrightSpark
We’re a thriving business (recently cited as one of the top 5 agencies to look out for) located in Leicester working with local businesses and global brands to effectively communicate their brand message through live events and creative content. We strive to produce work that is of an exceptional quality which is maintained by our work hard, play hard culture and we’re looking for a talented operations manager to join our team.
Last year we lovingly restored an old shop which had stood for more than 5 decades in the centre of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. If you followed the transformation you’ll know that we were eager to retain the some of building’s quirky historic features to provide a contemporary multi-functional creative work space; in hope of connecting with the community and other businesses within the area.
November is a busy month and is typically dominated by Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving and whispers of Christmas
Thankfully the November edition of our ‘Sevenses blog’ is devoid of any of these things and is instead, a simple appreciation of all things design and arty. If you’re enjoying our new Sevenses blog then make sure you checkout the other design inspirations that have caught our eye in recent months. Enjoy!
At the start of July we embarked on a new initiative: To engage with independent creative experts and businesses in the Leicester area. When we heard that a the store below us was becoming available to occupy, we jumped at the chance. This is how we transformed an old and beloved store into a creative work space, based in the heart of Leicester’s creative Cultural Quarter.
Over the last two months SomeBrightSpark has been nurturing the brooding talents of intern, Ralph Lyons.
A student from the Loughborough University, studying Visual Communication and Illustration, Ralph joined us having just completed his second year, to help out during our busy summer period. Now that it’s time to bid farewell to Ralph, we talk to him to find out what he’s learned during his stay with the SomeBrightSpark family.
If you’ve been following our Creative Agencies blog series, you’ll already know that outsourcing creative work can really benefit your business. Whether you’re working with freelancers or a creative design agency, a successful outcome starts with a detailed and well-discussed brief. This is our guide to briefing creative agencies.