Here's some of the highlights of what we got up to from March 2005 to December 2006.
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December 2006 - Action Aid Ireland
After a huge response to the outdoor campaign that ran last year for the Uganda Challenge 2006, we were once again asked to design the adshels, posters and ads for the Vietnam Challenge 2007.
We are happy to support Action Aid Ireland's fight to eliminate world poverty for 13 million people in 42 countries worldwide.
December 2006 - Blanchardstown
Blanchardstown Centre 10th Anniversay.
To help celebrate its tenth year in operation, the Blanchardstown Centre launched a cross-media campaign to highlight the benefits of the centre to the shopping public.
Creative Nation was commissioned to design the promotional logo, the outdoor media and the press campaign. A clean, modern, illustrative, rosette-style logo was developed to be used as the central element throughout the strong, vibrant designs.
November 2006 - Cointreau
"The Devil Wears Prada" movie promotion, point of sale material.
Cointreau's association with the launch of The Devil Wears Prada movie, gave us fantastic visuals to work with. We designed flyers, posters and tent cards which supported the competition to win a trip to New York!
October 2006 - Penneys
Creative Nation was commissioned to design a new advertising campaign for the Penneys Autumn collection. The concept developed uses this seasons clothes as a starting point for the retro chic designs to target young, fashion-conscious under 35's.
September 2006 - NIVEA
The NIVEA brand encompasses facial, hair, body and baby care. This is the second stage in a live campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of their new product - DNAge Repair Creme.
Using well known celebrities, NIVEA asked us to produce an autumnal advertorial that promotes the benefits of the new, innovative product.
August 2006 - ABSOLUT
After a successful summer campaign for the worlds third largest spirit brand, October brings with it the launch of ABSOLUT Apeach.
Creative Nation produced and delivered printed postcard and html eCard invitations to the launch event, in SOLAS Bar.
August 2006 - Optima Properties
We have recently completed our first project for Optima Properties.
The 24 page brochure has been designed using specialist paper, foil blocking, fold-out pages and a 6 colour print process to represent the unique investment opportunity of this multi-million euro development.
July 2006 - Coca-Cola
Following on from a number of successful packaging projects for different Coca-Cola brands, Creative Nation was commissioned to create the new product identity and label designs for their "Mini" bottles.
The new Coca-Cola and Diet Coke "Mini" bottles were launched with an extensive outdoor advertising campaign and have been very well received all over Ireland.
Pick one up in a store near you now!
July 2006 - NIVEA
We have just successfully completed our first project for NIVEA Ireland.
NIVEA's brand philosophy of no-nonsense products is echoed in the classic Q&A, magazine-style layout. The double-page advertorial, entitled "What Women Want", is due to appear in the Life section of the Sunday Independent on the 23rd July.
July 2006 - Ssangyong
After the success of last years event, Creative Nation has once again been commissioned to design and produce the Ssangyong stand for the National Ploughing Championships.
The 2006 stand will be the largest to date and will focus on the launch of the newest member of the Ssangyong fleet, the Kyron.
June 2006 - ABSOLUT
ABSOLUT is an active, innovative brand, so when we were approached to do some work with them, we jumped at the chance!
Over the past 6-8 weeks ABSOLUT has focused their attention on building summer associations with their brand.
We were asked to design an email invitation for the ABSOLUT Solstice Event, which took place in SOLAS Bar earlier this month. The final design was driven by the bold, simple style preferred by ABSOLUT and the invitation received a great response for the event.
June 2006 - BMW
Creative Nation was proud to produce the 48 page Event Brochure for this years BMW Round Ireland Yacht Race.
This year saw the largest competitive line up to date, including international entries from New Zealand, France and the UK.
This is the first year that the brochure has been reproduced in full colour and BMW wanted to ensure it was a show-piece for the event. The clean, contemporary design allows the dramatic sailing photography to take prominence throughout the brochure, while presenting the extensive race information in a clear, concise way.
May 2006 - redstar
Creative Nation launches new website for redstar - a well known Dublin based marketing company.
redstar wanted a quirky and fun website to engage their viewers - bright colours, flock patterns and flying ducks all aim to show the passion and uniqueness that redstar offers to their clients.
May 2006 - Irish Nationwide
This month sees the launch of our second campaign for Irish Nationwide.
Their new product - The "Advantage 30" deposit account - is being supported with a front-page national press campaign, in-store branding and marketing collateral.
May 2006 - QED
Creative Nation is awarded the contract to develop a new brand and corporate identity for QED Project Management Ltd.
They are a new, but highly experienced, international property development company based in Dublin.
April 2006 - BTW Tilesavers
Creative Nation is proud to announce the official launch of the all new BTW Tilesavers website.
The new industry-leading, ground-breaking, product driven CMS website was officially launched at the end of March 2006. It has been designed to be infinitely scalable and allows for complete client-side content management: www.btw.ie
For a copy the complete BTW Tilesavers rebranding case study, please email us at: email@example.com
March 2006 - Coca-Cola
To celebrate Coca-Cola's 120th Anniversary, Creative Nation, in conjunction with Rothco, designs and develops the new promotional logo and packaging labels for the Coca-Cola 1 Million free bottle giveaway.
The gold and silver promotional bottles are available in-store until the end of April.
March 2006 - TP Reynolds
Creative Nation wins new contract in a three-way pitch against two specialist UK agencies. The new brand development project will include: Identity, Packaging and In-store POS.
This will be our second project for TP Reynolds, following on from their new Corporate Identity, which was successfully launched in February.
March 2006 - Clear Consulting
Creative Nation launches new website design for Clear Consulting. This completes the Brand Identity project for one of Dublin's most dynamic recruitment consultancies.
Check it out at www.clearconsulting.ie
February 2006 - Primark Spain
Creative Nation reaches mainland Europe!
Following on from the positive response to the Primark UK corporate brochure, designed in June 2005, Creative Nation is now developing a new version for the Spanish market.
February 2006 - TP Reynolds
Creative Nation is awarded the contract to design a new logo for TP Reynolds, a long established B2B wine importer based in Dublin.
February 2006 - Clear Consulting
Creative Nation completes new Corporate Identity for Clear Consulting.
The project includes a new website design which is currently in production and is due to launch next month.
January 2006 - Coca-Cola
Already this year, Creative Nation has completed two new projects for our latest client, Coca-Cola Ireland. These high profile projects will be live in the coming weeks. Check back here for news of their launch!
January 2006 - Action Aid Ireland
To accomodate all of the respondents to our outdoor advertising campaign for the Uganda Challenge 2005, a second trip has now been organised by Action Aid Ireland for later this year.
Expect to see these bright and colourful posters at a bus stop near you (again) soon...
December 2005 - AIB Bank
Our newest client, AIB Bank, has commissioned Creative Nation to design and produce a series of presentations for use in early 2006.
December 2005 - Londis
We are currently working with Londis to produce a new Product Identity and supporting material for the launch of their new retailer resource extranet, due to be launched in January 2006.
December 2005 - Penneys
It may be sub-zero out there, but Creative Nation is busy designing new magazine advertising for the Penneys 2006 Swimwear collection.
November 2005 - BTW Tilesavers
Creative Nation is proud to announce the official launch of the all new BTW Tilesavers brand.
New brand activity began last month with the commencement of their cross-media advertising campaign, including: TV, Radio, Magazine and Press.
Over the past few months their 12 nationwide showrooms have been refurbished to reflect their new approach to retailing baths, tiles & woodfloors.
Creative Nation has consulted, designed and produced all elements required for this process, including: Exterior facade; Exterior & Interior signage; In-store POS; Vehicle livery; Magazine & Press advertising; and Website design.
The new CMS product-driven website is due for completion in early 2006. You can register to be notified of it's launch at www.btw.ie
For a full presentation of the complete BTW Tilesavers rebranding case study, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
November 2005 - Simply Weddings
Creative Nation is comissioned to develop the functionality and redesign Ireland's premier online wedding resource, Simply Weddings. The new design is due to launch before Christmas.
October 2005 - Blanchardstown Centre
Creative Nation is awarded the 2005 Christmas camapign for the Blanchardstown Centre, including Outdoor, Radio and Publication advertising.
Christmas? In October? Yes, it's that time of year again, so get your festive orders in now!
October 2005 - WorldSpreads
Creative Nation was comissioned to design a new corporate communications brochure for WorldSpreads Ireland.
The brochure has been so successful that a complementary version is now being produced for the UK market - www.worldspreads.ie
October 2005 - SsangYong
Our successful advertising and promotion for Ssangyong Ireland drew unprecedented interest to their 60 foot stand at the National Ploughing Championships last month.
September 2005 - Penneys
Creative Nation completes new magazine advertising for the Penneys Autumn linen collection.
September 2005 - THE HUB
Creative Nation launches the all new CMS driven website for THE HUB Network.
The new design incorporates added functionality and accessibility to Members - presenting the Members' Directory online - as well as offering new advertising and promotional facilities.
Visit www.thehubnetwork.ie for more information.
August 2005 - Bord Gis
Creative Nation finishes work on comprehensive Identity Guidelines for the Networking division of Bord Gis.
August 2005 - Bord Gis
Creative Nation completes the latest Servicing information material for Bord Gis Energy Supply.
July 2005 - Bord Gis
Creative Nation begins work on the branding for the electricity sector of Bord Gis Energy Supply.
July 2005 - Member of the Month!
Creative Nation is "Member of the Month" at THE HUB Network meeting on Thursday 28th July, in Renards, South Frederick Street, Dublin 2. Come and join us there from 6pm.
June 2005 - Primark UK
Creative Nation is awarded contract to design new marketing collateral for Primark UK and Ireland.
June 2005 - THE HUB
Creative Nation designs and distributes the new format email newsletter for THE:HUB Network.
May 2005 - Action Aid Ireland
Creative Nation designs outdoor campaign materials for the Action Aid Ireland Uganda Challenge 2006. Yes, we do charity work, but we don't really like to talk about it...
May 2005 - SsangYong
Creative Nation is awarded the design, production and event management contract for the Ssangyong Motor Company presence at the Irish Ploughing Championships 2005.
April 2005 - MovieCare
Creative Nation designs identity and marketing collateral for new startup company, MovieCare.
April 2005 - RayTools
Creative Nation designs new identity for Swiss laser technology company, RayTools AG.
March 2005 - World Mercy Fund
Creative Nation designs collateral for the World Mercy Fund Opera Ball 2005 event to be held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge.
March 2005 - Coors Light
Creative Nation implements POS designs for two summer Coors Light promotions, in association with FHM and Doritos.