Sevenses: March Creative Inspiration

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Besides the start of the Easter holidays and the clocks ‘springing’ forward, March is also the month of International Women’s Day. Not only is the day important for obvious reasons, but our design team always take a particular interest in how brands mark the occasion. We’ll be featuring some of our favourite in our Sevenses blog this month. We’ll also be taking a look at the other things that really caught our attention over the last month, from new movies, websites, shows, campaigns and anything else deemed worthy as being creative inspiration.  Read More

Jamaican team new branding or winter olympics

Sevenses: February Event and Design Inspiration

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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

We're hiring. Vacancy for an events producer or project manager

We’re Hiring: Operations Manager

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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.

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Advanced design studio for Jaguar Land Rover.

Building Immersive Experiences and the Role of Creative Technology

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We’re pretty much live in a virtual world where we can do almost anything online. We consume our content digitally, book holidays, and even shop in virtual stores. Well let’s be honest, shopping with kids in toe or during a national holiday is horrible!

It’s no surprise then that brands are increasingly looking for ways to reconnect with audiences and consumers in inventive ways. In our previous blogs we explored the power of event marketing and experiential marketing as effective ways of building brand engagement and today we wanted to give credit to the unsung hero behind these emotive experiences – technology.

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EE interactive touch screens

Sevenses: January Design Inspiration

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January. Let’s be honest it’s a pretty depressing month. We’re all cold, tired, ill or feeling depressed having broken or failed at all of our New Year’s resolutions. But we’re here to inject a little big of joy back into your lives. As always with our Sevenses blogs, we’ve concocted a medley of our most favourite art and design related niceties that cropped up throughout the month. 

So sit back, indulge and feel happier.

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Leicester Comedy Festival

A Brand New Venue for the “Brand New” Comedy Showcase

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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.

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An immersive exhibition stand that utilises Experiential Marketing techniques

Experiential Marketing: What You Need to Know

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For many of our (older) live event producers a lot has changed over the past 20 years. As an industry we’ve evolved in response to the changes in consumer behaviours and technology. Change has been encouraged by political and economical uncertainties. All of these factors have shaped, influenced and redefined the event industry. Now, clients demand more bang for their buck and audiences no longer expect to simply attend an event. Instead, they arrive with high expectations of being entertained with distinctive and highly provocative experiences. Welcome to the era of experiential marketing!

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Hand drawn Christmas Car Design for 2017 by SomeBrightSpark

Sevenses: Christmas Edition

By | Blog, Design inspiration

Whether you’re a lover of all things ‘arty’ or just looking for some Christmas design inspiration then you’re in for a treat. Our Sevenses blog this month is getting festive and features inspiring Christmas creations from some of our best-loved retailers and institutions. We have a whole host of delights for you, including our favourite Christmas adverts, animations, exhibitions and book releases. We hope you all have a great Christmas and a very happy New Year. 

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Christian Maclay's exhibition, Screams.

Sevenses: November Edition

By | Blog, Design inspiration

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!

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The Art's Club, London designed by Dimore Studio

Sevenses: October Edition

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October has been a pretty incredible month for design enthusiasts like us! If you’re not familiar with our ‘Sevenses blogs’ yet, here’s a reminder of what they’re all about. Each month, we curate our 7 best and most loved bits of art, design, architecture and animation and compile them into a beautiful summary of design inspiration. Don’t forget to check out our September edition. It’s a feast for the eyes!

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A side view of the Honda EV car concept

What’s been intriguing the SomeBrightSpark design team?

By | Design inspiration, Stories we like

Earlier this week our creative design team at SomeBrightSpark were huddled round a computer… in silence.  With heads tilted in critical evaluation, the office fell into a unusual silence unnerving the rest of the team. Normally, this kind of behaviour means one of two things. Either they were struggling to decide where to go for lunch or they had found something they liked. What had caught their attention? The new concept car from Honda.

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Creative work space to rent at SomeBrightSpark

Creating a creative work space in Leicester: The story so far

By | Blog, News & Updates

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.

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Ralph Lyons spent the summer doing an internship for SomeBrightSpark

A SomeBrightSpark intern talks about life in a creative agency.

By | Blog, Creative Industry

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.

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