Creative & Design

January 12, 2016

David Bowie – Master of Marketing, PR pro.

THE outpouring of adulation for the passing of “pop Picasso” David Bowie has been nothing […]
December 10, 2015

Wrapping it all up in wool!

Woolly jumpers are a must on a modern Christmas shopping list. So when Mrs Johnson’s […]
December 10, 2015

A Curious Christmas client!

CULTURE has always been an important part of people’s lives but it’s equally as important […]
December 4, 2015

Creativity? It’s all in the brief

I was recently emailed a newsletter from our new PR manager and to my bewilderment […]
November 27, 2015

Lots of lols for the emoji-evolution

SOMETHING very sad happened this week, something which didn’t make me lol. For the uninitiated...
November 20, 2015

Happy tips for budding entrepreneurs

Today marks the end of Global Entrepreneurship Week and a time to celebrate the innovative […]
November 4, 2015

Getting pally with Pinterest

WHILE Instagram seems to have become the social channel preferred by those wanting to express […]
October 27, 2015

How to start a Happy digital revolution

THE digital revolution might be happening in your office but it’s not happening everywhere it […]
October 23, 2015

Five myths about graphic designers

We’ve all been in social situations such as family gatherings or a friend’s party where […]
October 14, 2015

PR & Social Media – a Happy marriage?

As a former reporter who has had to reinvent himself over recent years Nick Hyde, […]
October 14, 2015

Making a Mobile Mini makeover

WHEN portable storage accommodation provider Mobile Mini approached Happy Creative with a request to help […]
October 2, 2015

A creative mind makes a Happy client

What does it mean to be ‘a creative?’ The ‘a’ is important as it means […]
September 11, 2015

An image paints a thousand words….and more

That image. We all know the one I’m talking about. The one image which sums […]
September 10, 2015

James helps put the creative into Happy Creative!

He is the quiet guy but in so many ways he is Happy’s secret weapon. […]
September 10, 2015

A decade of Happy campaigns!

Choosing a favourite campaign is like choosing a favourite record or film, there’s just too […]
September 1, 2015

We are 10! Happy Birthday to us!

Blackpool-based full-service agency Happy Creative is celebrating a decade in business. The award-winning company has […]
August 28, 2015
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Happiness is….. Reaching that milestone figure!

Remember when you were just nine years old? Remember the sense of anticipation you felt when […]
August 7, 2015

Napthens rely on relationships

“Rely on us.” For 7 years, that’s been the Happy-inspired strapline at the heart of […]
August 7, 2015

Making dream jobs a reality

Job seeker? Register your CV by 31 August 2015 for your chance to win £500. […]
August 7, 2015
never had it so good

Never had it so good

In 1957 Harold Macmillan Proclaimed “The majority of our people have never had it so […]
August 4, 2015

Spinning a Blackpool yarn

Once upon a time, a Blackpool haberdasher had an online presence that was just sew-sew […]
June 10, 2015
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Celebrating 10 years of being Happy!

In case you haven’t noticed Happy Creative is celebrating a rather special birthday this year. […]
June 10, 2015
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“Crack it in Blackpool, take over the world”

How to tackle the issue of addicts and addiction? Arrest? Punishment? Lock them up and […]
May 29, 2015

Man vs Technology

“One day the AIs are going to look back on us the same way we […]
April 17, 2015
Graphic Retro Letters set Typography : the psychology of typeface. Aesthetic text, Cognitive science and the emotional art of fonts.

To B or not to B

The choice of a typography within a design is not just a personal choice or […]
April 10, 2015
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X marks the spot for Blackburn Council

How Happy has helped young voters in Blackburn make their mark. In the last general […]
April 10, 2015
Simon Brooke Celebrating 10 years of work, Happy Creative provide an experts perspective of this decades game changing technology & the accompanying cultural shifts.

10 years. 10 game changers.

Digital landscape? We remember when all this was fields… 2015 marks Happy’s 10th birthday. It’s […]
April 10, 2015

Why Content Marketing?

Your customers have become hungry, very hungry for content and not just any content…good, interesting […]
March 20, 2015
Conflict At Work Office politics in top gear - how to navigate the world of office politics, difficult personalities and leadership.

Four Things We Can Learn From Top Gear’s Fracas-gate

Earlier last week the BBC issued a statement regarding the suspension of Top Gear presenter […]
March 10, 2015

From Holiday Village to Home from Home with Happy

Happy has been working with Ribby Hall, the multi award-winning holiday village, to make more […]
March 10, 2015

How Surepass driving school found their USP

Happy took driving experts Surepass for a spin through the unfamiliar roads of brand building, […]
February 27, 2015
cupcakes (2) What ingredients make a top recipe for a quality marketing campaign: objectives, market research, strategy, consistent brand values, added value, ROI.

The perfect recipe for an effective campaign

My family is big on baking so I am never far away from some homemade […]
February 5, 2015

Four Things We Can Learn From Top Gear’s Fracas-gate

Earlier last week the BBC issued a statement regarding the suspension of Top Gear presenter […]
January 30, 2015

Future? Marty, what do you mean? How can we be in the future?

Back to the Future is rightly a cult classic. It was released Thirty years ago […]
January 29, 2015

Smooth sailing for canal cruise rebrand

Book a canal boating break in the beautiful North West with Canal Boat Cruises, and […]
January 29, 2015

Trust Us

Happy Creative gives powerful impact to a simple message from the British Red Cross   […]
January 27, 2015

Mid-winter in the office…

We are only half way through the winter season and -oh well- we can’t really […]
January 26, 2015

Ready for a new website? Discover 7 flavours of Happy

How one team of inspired North West digital designers and 7 very different websites can […]
November 21, 2014

National Identity

What’s the national dish of Sweden? Not sure? How about the the flag? Yes? Blue […]
October 17, 2014

Failure to Launch

If you’ve managed to keep up to date with the latest technology news (“What number […]
September 12, 2014

To Brit or Not to Brit

In a few days time. Scotland will have referendum to answer a three hundred year […]
August 18, 2014

The best ingredients of all…

Happy has been helping Total Foodservice tell the world about the sort of ingredients you […]
August 11, 2014

5 tips for getting the job!

Over the past 5 months Happy Creative has seen quite some changes. We welcomed a […]
May 23, 2014

The Dangers of Assumption

As a designer there are a number of rituals/habits you pick up throughout your crazy […]
April 30, 2014

What does creative thinking mean?

At Happy Creative we often use the phrase ‘creative thinkers’. What does that really mean? […]
April 1, 2014

Bringing iLiv to Life

Telling the world about your new brand or product is an essential part of any […]
March 10, 2014

Name your (business) baby

I don’t know whether I’ve got to a certain age, or there’s just something in […]
February 28, 2014

Creative Bias

The recent horizon programme on BBC2 regarding the psychology of bias, demonstrates that every decision […]
February 6, 2014

Kids Box – Cambridge University Press

_ Client: Cambridge University Press Project: Animation / Infographic A Happy Client:  Cambridge University Press asked Happy […]
January 31, 2014

The Year of The Horse

Not long now before the year of the Horse comes galloping at full pace into […]
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