With UK beer sales declining and audiences engaging with media in rapidly changing ways, Carlsberg needed a fresh approach to reconnect with audiences. Enter the Fold7 ‘Newsroom’ – a dedicated team charged with injecting Carlsberg creative moments into the everyday.
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As part of its major rebrand and repositioning, Gumtree needed a campaign that would inspire people to think more broadly about the areas it could help them with e.g. Motors, Goods for Sale, Houses and Jobs. We developed a unifying thought which establishes a relevant and compelling role for Gumtree in people’s lives and drives them to the website.
If Carlsberg did Substitutions
As official beer of the England team Carlsberg wanted to continue its role as “the great motivator”, asking the nation to dig deep and rally behind our national side. So we introduced the campaign ‘‘If Carlsberg did Substitutions”, substituting mundane everyday moments for something truly unexpected.
Hilton wanted to dispel the misconception that online travel agents offer the best rates and invite travellers to book direct instead. They needed a campaign idea that would drive bookings across its 12 key brands, including premium hotels like Waldorf Astoria and economy hotels like Hampton. Altogether the campaign would span 97 countries and territories across the world.
Samsung wanted to ensure its new SUHD TV was top of everyone’s Christmas wish list in order to grow the market through the period and increase market share. They needed an idea that would introduce the product in an unexpected way, whilst resonating on a global scale.
Tasked with increasing its membership, we developed a campaign that would give people a compelling reason to try Audible content and add audiobooks into their wider entertainment repertoire.
With Black Friday on the horizon, Doddle identified a big opportunity to position its simple ‘click and collect’ model front of consumers’ minds. Our response to this was an online film to rattle the frenzy-filled set up, giving shoppers a clear reason to choose the purple parcel people.
Launching Somersby Cider with 'The Somersby Store'
For the launch of Somersby Cider in the UK, the client wanted an ad campaign that would celebrate their real apple credentials. Specifically developed for the UK market and with a balanced, refreshing taste designed to appeal to both male and female consumers, Somersby needed a campaign that would resonate with this audience and that was full of British charm and humour.
The Sprint King – Ben Ducker’s directorial debut
As if fulfilling his art directing duties wasn’t enough to keep him busy, Fold7 creative Ben Ducker has also been hard at work writing and directing his debut film “The Sprint King.” In a typically honest and raw British style, Ben shines a light on the dark and gritty underworld of the “Sport of Kings” […]
Fold7’s leading ladies weigh in on the gender debate
Over 50% of Fold7’s leadership team are women. Diversity is integral to our agency’s DNA and is something that defines us as a 21st century agency. So when Kevin Roberts’ controversial gender bias comments surfaced, our leading ladies were quick to jump in on the debate. Our Strategy Partner Yelena Gaufman argues that Roberts’ comments […]
If Carlsberg did Fruit Machines
“If Carlsberg did Fruit Machines” hits online platforms today – the latest instalment in an incredible run over the past 12 months featuring a custom built chocolate bar and a nationwide Euro 2016 campaign. To continue to bring the brand to life and to connect with their drinkers, we placed a custom-built fruit machine […]
Hold True – Magners Brand Relaunch
It’s been a momentous journey but we’re delighted to reveal our relaunch campaign for the Magners brand as part of a recent multi-million pound marketing overhaul. Following months of market research and brand development, the campaign entitled “Hold True” sees a new positioning introduced, rejuvenating the brand and injecting a new-found relevance in the 21st century. […]
If Carlsberg Did Substitutions: Pessimism for Optimism
Our “If Carlsberg did Substitutions” campaign has seen us delighting and rewarding the people of England with free tickets to the Euros through the use of hidden cameras, Chris Kamara in prosthetics and a reimagining of the overzealous charity chugger. But the time has come to reveal our lead piece of work in the build up […]
Yelena Gaufman joins Fold7 as Strategy Partner
We’re delighted to announce we’ve hired Yelena Gaufman, formerly Head of Planning at Havas Worldwide London, in the newly created role of Strategy Partner. Yelena is charged with spearheading our strategic thinking across our entire client base, ensuring creative excellence remains at the core of our business. Following a two-year stint as Planning Director at […]
If Carlsberg Did Substitutions – New work for Carlsberg
With all the commotion about the Brexit referendum continuing to take centre stage, there’s another Euro-focused event on the horizon that we’re much more concerned with, and it goes by the name of UEFA EURO 2016. In the build up to the tournament, the cross-agency Carlsberg ‘Newsroom’ team have launched a campaign reimagining its iconic […]
Christine Beardsell joins Fold7 as Managing Partner of Content
Fold7 are thrilled to welcome leading content specialist Christine Beardsell in the newly created role of managing partner of content. Currently managing director of Newcast UK, Christine is charged with building and heading up our content practice, something we’ve seen an increasing demand for from our clients. Best known for her roles as co-founder of […]
Alien: Out of the Shadows – New work for Audible
In honour of this week’s ‘Alien Day’ (or what Alien-crazed fans call ‘LV-426′), we are delighted to announce the release of our new online film for Audible promoting the brand new audio drama, ‘Alien: Out of the Shadows’, based on the original novel by award-winning author Tim Lebbon. Our film features recovered footage of a Weyland […]
If Carlsberg did chocolate bars
The Carlsberg ‘Newsroom’ have been at it again, delivering what turned out to be a very ‘Hoppy Easter’ for beer and chocolate fans alike. Taking place at Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery yesterday, our biggest stunt to date (and tastiest) redefined the chocolate bar in punbelievable fashion. #IfCarlsbergdid chocolate bars, they would be fully functioning […]
NABS HANDPICKS FOLD7
We’re thrilled to announce that NABS, the support charity for the advertising and media industry, has handpicked Fold7 as its integrated shop – the selection process managed by the AAR. Our appointment follows the charity’s decision to expands its services and develop its strategic offering – the integrated brief will see us cover brand, PR […]
Fold7 launches Hilton’s largest ever global campaign
It’s the news we’ve been waiting to share with you all for a long time. Today marks a big day at Fold7 as we launch Hilton’s biggest global advertising campaign to date in the company’s 97-year history. It follows our appointment by Hilton Worldwide at the start of this year as global agency of record, following […]
Inside the Fold7 offices
Now we’re not ones to boast but when you have an office likes ours, it would almost be silly to not share this goodness with the world. Designed by the extremely talented Paul Crofts Studio and our very own founder Ryan Newey, our open plan space is one to rival many of the winners in […]
Top 10 rankings, awards and all that jazz…
Each year, Creative Brief (provider of agency intelligence to brands and marketers) releases its Top 30s list; a recognised industry-wide league table for clients and agencies. By the look of things, it’s safe to say Fold7 left a big footprint in adland last year. We were the 13th most viewed profile in the Agency category […]
A World of Opportunity
To mark its brand relaunch, Gumtree invited its 200+ staff to London’s Milbank Tower for its first ever brand conference last week. A host of speakers including General Manager Morten Heuing; MBE sportsman Greg Searle; writer Rob Self-Pierson; Koto Creative Director James Greenfield and our very own CEO Marc Nohr took to the stage, sharing […]
World of Opportunity – New work for Gumtree
2016 sees the launch of our new campaign for Gumtree; a fresh start for the UK’s largest classified website following last week’s major rebrand where they revealed a new logo, brand identity and huge improvements across its mobile and desktop channels – the first step in its journey to become the leading digital brand in […]