Student Resources

Category: Inspiration

99u: Insights on Making Ideas Happen

Amazing intellectual/philosophical blog that really gets to the bottom of creativity and how to be creative

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A Students' Guide to Advertising.

This resource gives students an insight into the world of advertising and marketing. It includes a break down of how clients and agencies work together to create brand identity.

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Adfreak

Quirky, but brilliant website about all things media, pop culture, advertising and everything inbetween. Specialising in the quirkiest and greatest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos & package designs.

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adverblog

Adverblog was set up by a professional marketer who has a passion for interactive marketing. His  blog has become to place to post interesting or innovative interactive marketing campaigns that people see around and about.

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Arts Thread

A vibrant site offering career info, portfolio upload functionality, advice and guidance, with the aim being to bridge the gap between education and the actual industry.

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Blog: Creative Something

A blog written by an American creative about creativity in terms of inspiration, tips and just general insights. 

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Cracking Ideas Competition

Cracking Ideas is a great place to get inspired. Come up with ideas, talk about them, access experts and enter competitions for a range of age groups.

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Creative Boom

An online magazine that aims to inspire and support the creative industries. 

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Creative Choices

This site provides job listings, information and guidance for those looking to get into, or who are already in the creative and cultural industries.

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Creative Criminals

Check out this funky blog that gives you daily posts on the most creative advertisements from around the world. Great for inspiration and motivation!

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Creative Match

A site for creative, both professionals and those in the making.

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Creative Pioneers

A nationwide challenge to find young digital and creative talent launches on Tues 20th March 2012. This is currently just a holding page but watch this space...

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Creative Pool

A comprehensive jobs and career advice service for creatives. There are job listings and a CV and portfolio database. 

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Creative Times

Showcase your work and keep up to date with this site by creatives and for creatives. It aims to showcase the best work in the industry. 

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Creativity & 10 Tips on Brainstorming

M & C Saatchi have put together this amazing resource on Creativity & their top 10 tips on brainstorming. Amazing! 

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Design Nation

Design-Nation has three main activities. It promotes the excellence of British design, manages the Eureka project (which creates links between retailers and manufacturers) and helps designers with business training after college.

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Hidden Art

Offers designers support in product placement nationally and internationally.

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How to Create a Winning Entry

A quick and simple guide to make sure idea stands out to our panel of professionals! This is a must-read to help you get the most from your breif. Useful hints and tips to help you develop your idea from start to finish.

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Just Us Collective

New and up-and-coming creatives that want to meet each other and share ideas.

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Shots

This website is an industry essential. Set up in 1990, it is the foremost source of information for the industry, posting up daily examples of the most recent, most up-to-date campaigns.

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Storytime Hangout

Penguin & BBH creatied this free Google + app that allows you to create amazing animations! Use to illustrate ideas etc! 

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The Cool Hunter

A great website bursting with inspirational and creative ideas.

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The Drum

This site gives you the latest in marketing and media, with a daily newsletter that will keep you up to date with everything you need to know

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The E.ON Energy Experience

The resources will help young people to understand about the different sources of energy we use and the benefits of each. This will give students all the information they need to answer E.ON Brief.

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The Fun Theory

This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better.

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Understanding Filmmaking - The Business

Creative Skillset proudly presents an interactive storyboard guide to how films get made, from the initial idea right through to making a profit.

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Wordle

A fabulous website that allows to present a number of words in a funky and stylish way. Great to include within presentations to demonstrate your brainstorming and development of ideas.

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