It really only seems like yesterday that we began life in a small and dark Clerkenwell basement, but many things have happened since 9am, December 6th 2001 that have helped shape and mould what we are now. Today is no different, as POKE embarks on a whole new and exciting chapter, joining the Publicis Worldwide team.
Anyone who has worked from home knows that, from time to time, the urge to be around other people becomes too great, and you find yourself camped in a cafe only a block from your house.
As lovers of good working environments we jumped on the chance to take part in Desk Camping, an enterprise that introduces freelancers to work space in a wide range of creative settings. Started by Nick Couch, its Free Desk Here campaign allows agencies to offer a free desk in their studio to a freelancer.
It takes a special type of person to give up their time and comfort to venture out into perilous situations at a moments notice. But that’s exactly what the RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews do every single day.
All too often though, their real life heroics go unheard in the wider world. And that’s why we’ve just launched #SaveWave: a campaign that helps everyone to use their social currency to give the RNLI’s courage the coverage it deserves.
The 2013 D&AD New Blood Festival featured over 70 courses, a daunting array of creative work and a sufficiently challenging competition devised by POKE and our good friends at Young Creative Council.
As well as becoming one of the very first agencies to sign up to YCC’s Placement Manifesto, we also joined forces with them to launch the One Mile Brief. The challenge: create an idea for a local business within a mile of Spitalfields Market. The prize: a 3-month paid placement at POKE towers
Luxury fashion brand Mulberry have just unveiled their stylish new web presence to the world. Their fully responsive, multi-platform compatible new channels have been expertly crafted in the UK (just like many of their iconic bags) by a specialist team of craftsmen and women – otherwise known as Poke.