Dave Trott is the author of Creative Mischief and Predatory Thinking and founded four award-winning ad agencies. Born in east London, he went to art school in New York on a Rockefeller Scholarship. From there he began an illustrious career in advertising, as part of the creative team behind 'Hello Tosh Gotta Toshiba', 'Aristonandonandon', the Cadbury Flake ads and many, many more. Dave's agency - Gold Greenlees Trott - was voted Agency of the Year by Campaign magazine, and Most Creative Agency in the World by Ad Age in New York. In 2004 he was given the D&AD President's Award for lifetime achievement in advertising.
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RT @seenapse: “We should be looking for diversity, not just in gender and race but in all forms”, says @davetrott. And we wholeheartedly ag…
RT @ktmonkey: Very interesting @davetrott article https://t.co/A6zPBGCOFG
by @davetrott - 10 hours ago
RT @adcochrane: "We’re employing people whose skill is solely in covering up the fact that they don’t understand what they’re doing" love t…
RT @callmemrswoolf: Mr @davetrott - masterfully making the case for "Why advertising shouldn’t be marching in lockstep, looking for one-siz…
SLOPPY LANGUAGE - 2 days ago
A few years back I was giving a talk in Berlin to a group of business people. Being Germans, they were taking thorough notes. Afterwards one of them approached me and opened his pad. He said “Excuse me, … Continue reading →
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