An initiative from our very own female creative team – Holly and Charlotte
The breaker and rewriter of rules.
For true music lovers, vinyl is an ideal way to listen and will never die.
His lasting legacy will be the fact that no one genre could define him.
Icons endure, and Levi’s 501s can’t be ripped.
If there ever were a pen of the people, it would be the BIC Biro.
The doyen of design and the arbiter of good taste.
Coloured canvas on top of a slab of rubber. Sometimes the simplest things are the most iconic.
His impact reached further than his music did.
The phone the knocked all others on their arse.
The biggest man in Westeros
The Usain Bolt of movie directors.
Fans hated it, but the design caught on.
A symbol of English celebration.
They’re everywhere – it’s actually a little bit scary.
He’s a legend. Literally.
The poster boy for the start-up clan
It’s big and it’s scaly and you know it in a moment.
Is the word
Rationally, it’s nothing special. But emotionally, it’s iconic.
Puh puh tsch pt-ah pt-ah pum tschhhh
Movie icon of all time
Only the British would cherish an icon enough to burn it on an annual basis
The most powerful icon within the most famous board game on the planet
The sense of wonder is in your hand
He was Sega. He still IS Sega.
Nobody does it better.
A bow-wielding, conscience-owning, ass-kicking, blood-covered, pain-feeling, human-being
Jazz is more than music, and Miles Davis was more than a musician.
Let’s get digital. Di-gi-tal.
More than just a journey
Made a pop icon out of an anti-icon
Bettering Freddie Mercury… no mean feat.
A pop cultural phenomenon
There is even a national debate to change the flag to match the team’s colours.
My walls were adorned by Fatboys, Choppers and Sportsters
Something that played havoc with my OCD nature
One did not simply watch Jackass, but became one with it
They exploded into British culture
Remarkable and Original.
Love beyond reason or logic.
everything a chewing gum brand should be
People get stabbed for them.
The man is a born winner
Leather soles gliding seamlessly backward over a spotlit stage…
Never compromising its iconic design
One of the most romanticised objects in history.
Mike The Bike
Many have followed and tried to imitate, but Innocent still rules the roost.
Without it I doubt I would have ever hugged my brothers.
Six minutes of musical madness
It’s not just BIG; it’s a whopper, people.
40,000 search queries per second
But somewhere over the rainbow…dreams really do come true.
I am building The Temple of Anubis in my bedroom
Clients love telly. Agencies love telly and, more importantly, punters love telly.
Those 4-5 words that are probably sitting on your walls right now
Pimm’s is a true eccentric and an original.
I absolutely bloody love posters.
Being an icon is an ongoing journey, not a destination.
The go-to guitar for budding Buddy Hollys the world over.
The spirit of ‘the hippie van’ lives on.
Everyone has a story about Camden
Bones, Bucks, Chedda and Clams
Sound in particular has a way to stick around in our heads like no other sense.
The single best thing to happen in confectionary ever, ever, bar nothing.
The FedEx logo totally nails the three rules of icon status
Celebrating female creativity to inspire female creativity
You’ve got to know the rules to break them.
A receptacle that transcends its brand
What has she ever actually done?
Amy always came as a package
History, form and function
We rather risk offending someone than being invisible
The perfect icon
What it represents is far more than what it sells
The Maglite torch defies analysis.
Some new additions to our growing team at the agency
A proud icon of fast food, capitalist America and even economics.
The latest ad for the Branston ‘Make it Special’ campaign.
One of the greatest icons of all time has to be the route master bus?
It’s General Election time.
London, 1958. Washington, 1963.
Creative awards season is nearly upon us again.
The We Can Do It poster. You know the one.
‘Stop, Collaborate & Listen’.
We’ve all used them.
Agencies are from Mars, and clients are from Venus right?
Want a different conversation? Try changing the language.
Sometimes it’s hard to write these when it’s a client. It isn’t in this case.
Myths, eh? As I said last time, they exist and persist. From agencies about clients and from clients about agencies.
The Reluctant Icon.
Why Naming isn’t quite as important as we might think…
Nothing’s more British than a cup of Yorkshire Tea.
Why there’s nothing wrong with following a formula.
The story starts with a village boy born in 1899. This ordinary boy became an extraordinary man.
Take a big decision to create something that you want to last. Then carve it confidently into stone.
It’s been said before, but I love New York.
The Cannes Festival is upon us.
There were loads of ‘starlets’ of the 1950s and 60s. Two-a-penny.