The rise of the unspiritual Machines, chatgpt and midjourney

This week has undoubtedly been my heaviest usage of AI. Primarily chatGPT and MidJourney. I’ve written and illustrated children’s books. I’ve made 1980’s mail order catalogues, produced a gangster rap about getting a job in a bank, and have been given nightmares by combining Victorian dolls and fast food. Reading, researching and playing and I’ve come to a rather chilling conclusion.

The 2022 project highlights

As we all need a little distraction and fresh inspiration, we’re sharing with you three new case studies we’ve been particularly invested in this year. If any of the intros below leaves you wanting for more, you’ll be able to find more in depth versions with their fair shares of pictures and process details on our website as well.

Homeslice Pizza ad campaign as reimagined by Artificial Intelligence

What does AI mean for creativity in your branding. We’ve been playing a lot with AI recently. Inspired by artificial intelligence art from midjourney and dall e, we used niche platform wombo dream to reimagine our advertising campaign for Homeslice.  The original campaign image Why is this intersting?! HA, Great question. What are the potential uses […]

Where are they now!

What happened in the year of the Ox, who found success, and who won some awards?! We’re going to look at how our favourite brands have been doing in the year of the Ox: what they’ve done and how they’ve done it! We promise they are not ranked by success or favourites =) Our big […]

Launching the new Element Fresh menu

Element Fresh Menu 2021

Over the past few months, we’ve been working side by side with Element Fresh on their rebranding project, which includes the roll-out of their all-new menu. We are thrilled to see the project come to life.

Wishing you merry very surreal Christmas 2020

Trying very hard not to sum up the year as there is still a few days to go, anything could happen! Let’s focus on Christmas, if you’re new to Thread Christmas cards, this is a tradition as old as time it’s self, maybe older. 2010 some say. Some of our inspiration… Want to know more […]

Can you measure the ways branding raises profits?

  “Why should I spend money on branding not marketing?” A conversation that comes up often while we’re talking to clients (especially in China), how can we quantify value for money? Is it worth it? And it’s a great question to be asking. If your product or service is not unique, there is no doubt […]

如何用更少的预算完成更多的事情

我在英国的设计公司工作了5年,随后在中国经营自己的公司15年,我看到了其中有些客户如何做到了用少量的预算获得了超值的服务,而另一些又如何浪费了自己的预算或被设计公司占尽便宜。我有过很多的合作伙伴,同时也参与了无数的竞争,我也知道他们的诡计和缺点。由于目前品牌商正在削减预算,设计公司也必须要通过提高工作效率来适应新的市场环境,我决定在这里分享一些我的见解,来帮助那些需要用更少的钱做更多的事的人。

11 lessons for getting more work for less money from your agency!

After spending five years working in UK agencies and 15 years running my own in China, I’ve seen how some clients get amazing deals, how others waste budgets and agencies take advantage.  I’ve pitched with many partners and against countless competitors, I know their tricks and shortcomings too.  As clients are cutting budgets, yet need […]