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Author: Tom Platt
If there’s one thing that’s clear from the rise of the ‘digital age’, it’s that social media has become an enormous force in the marketing world (though you probably already knew that!). There is more pressure than ever on brands to find the next best thing to catch the eye – social media being key in this regard. So with this in mind, how can companies be sure they’re making the most of their communications strategy?
Had you been wandering around Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal last month, chances are you would have spotted something unusual going on near the Virgin Atlantic check-in desks. No, not Richard Branson taking selfies with napping employees again, but a gallery of over 200 postcards curated by Tom Jackson, creator of the popular Twitter account “Postcard from the Past”. Displayed from May 30th to June 23rd, the collection stretched back more than 70 years, providing entertaining snippets from people's trips to far-flung locations (the standout excerpt being: “I don't know whether we are at war or not, but suppose it can wait until we return to find out”).
Author: Shireen Shurmer
Nothing gives me a happier buzz of anticipation than the arrival of a wedding invitation. Chosen well, the style gives me a tantalising glimpse into what the day itself will be like, reflecting the personality of the happy couple and the mood they’re trying to create for the event.