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Flo Heiss joins W+K London

We are super excited to have Flo Heiss joining W+K London as Creative Director.

Flo joins us from the Studio of Art & Commerce, which he co-founded to create distinctive work for the likes of Brew Dog, Boots WBA and Serious Pig.

Prior, Flo spent 15 years at DARE as Executive Creative Director working on pioneering campaigns for brands including Sony, Converse, Lynx, Johnnie Walker, Barclays, Aviva, Vodafone, Diageo and Nike.Under his creative leadership, DARE picked up numerous accolades including Campaign’s Digital Agency of the Decade, Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies, Creativity Magazine A-List, One Show Pencils, Clios and Cannes Lions.

Before DARE, Flo spent two years at Razorfish as Head of Design. He studied graphic design in Germany, the I.S.I.A Urbino in Italy and London’s Royal College of Art and holds a diploma in graphic design from the FH Augsburg in Germany and an MA from the Royal College of Art.

ECD Iain Tait said of the hire: “I’ve always been a massive admirer of Flo (and his work). As we continue to develop differently-shaped work for differently-shaped clients, Flo’s expertise and experience will be invaluable. The agency is thrilled to have him here.”

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Future London Academy gets the F1 treatment

This week we welcomed the Future London Academy into the agency as part of the Future of Branding Week.

Delegates from as far and wide as Chile, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland visited our Hanbury Street office to find out more about our huge Formula 1 branding project. ECD Tony Davidson and Project Director Trisha Comerford gave a detailed insight into the on-going project – from branding to backlash and filters to films.

To get a taste of the talk, check out the case study below.