DavID Burton

Head of Innovation at Redweb

Watch: A live dance performance. You’ll be amazed.

Read: number9dream by David Mitchell. Last year I only read books with numbers in their titles. I read a lot of books I wouldn’t normally pick up. This one rocks.

Hear: Test Match Special, on a sunny day, with the window open. (Made even better when England are playing well)

Experience: A summer’s evening sitting beside a chalk stream watching mayflies dancing in the air.

@Phishtitz


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Jim Bull

Co-Founder & CCO Moving Brands

Watch: The Double Life of Veronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

Read: Gasoline by Gregory Corso.

Hear: Your intuition.

Experience: Living in as many places as you possibly can – each one opens you.

@jamesmbull


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CLAUDIA KLAT

Design Director, Spin Studios

Watch: Every film Jim Jarmusch ever made.
Powers of Ten by Ray and Charles Eames.
Stop Making Sense by Jonathan Demme & Talking Heads.

Read: Riposte magazine. Welcome to the weird world of Glen Baxter.
Unit Editions books.

Hear: Kid Congo Powers. WTF podcast. The soundtrack of Vertigo.

Experience: Living in a different country.

@claudiaklat


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Ian Irving

Strategy Director, Breed Communications

Watch: Your child sleeping, innocence and serenity and that “I made that child moment” is great for getting perspective.

Read: Hatch Magazine, insights into consumer behaviour. issuu.com/hatchmagazine

Hear: Weekender by Flowered Up. “No matter what you do, make sure what you do makes you happy”.

Experience: As much as possible in the first person and in the real world.

@MrIanIrving


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Trevor johnson

Design Director: Havas Lynx

Watch: Koyaanisqatsi

Read: Shady Characters by Keith Houston

Hear: Silence. Sometimes. It makes you think.

Experience: Life, Warhol & Duchamp


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Gavin Strange

Senior Digital Designer at Aardman Animations / creative busybody going under the name JamFactory by night!

Watch: Akira. in Japanese with English subtitles. On a big screen!

Read: ‘The Establishment’ by Owen Jones for an eye-opening and sobering look at the structures of power here in England. For a lighter and more positive read, check out ‘Do Purpose’ by David Hieatt!

Hear: The wonderful snarls and furious drum beats on Frank Carter & The Rattlesnake’s latest album ‘Blossom’. I can’t get enough of it!

Experience: Standing in the middle of darkness, looking up at the stars, getting lost in the awesomeness of it all, putting everything into perspective!

@jamfactory


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Simon Manchipp

Executive Strategic Creative Director & Founder: SomeOne

Watch: The sun come up after a night of dancing in Pacha, Ibiza. Gets me every time.

Read: The Circle — Dave Eggers. The dream of technological transparency backflips in a masterly novel.

Hear: Our studio Spotify playlists - they are world-class. The pitching track is currently ‘All I do is Win: DJ Khaled’

Experience: Listening — it’s a dying art.

@manchipp


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Brendan Dawes

Maker

Watch: Night of the Hunter

Read: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Hear: The heavy hi-hats at the end of the middle eight on The Knack’s My Sharona

Experience: The beautiful and perfect Zeroll ice cream scoop

@brendandawes


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James Sommerville

VP Global Design, The Coca-Cola Company / ex Founder of ATTIK

Watch: Your back

Read: Everything, (but the Daily Mail)

Hear: The voices in your head

Experience: Working for yourself

@jamesommerville


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PATRICK BAGLEE

Brand Thinker

Watch: The aurora borealis

Read: The Economist

Hear: A nightingale

Experience: Love

@mrbaglee