Jan 15 2015

#RudolphsBakeOff (or variations on that theme.) The results are in.

Sending your clients and friends a make your own Christmas gift certainly divided the office when it was first suggested in October.

“Howay man; you must be off your rocker” being a not uncommon reaction.

But those of us with faith in the human condition, and the belief that baking fever was sweeping the nation won the day…

Dec 18 2014

The Robson Brown #RudolphsBakeOff is in full swing

Well, it seems our #RudolphsBakeOff idea is proving quite popular. Here’s a compendium of entries so far.

From GVA James Barr in Scotland we have three entries already. From Diane, Lesley and Siobhan respectively…

From Archie Vickerstaff another Scottish entry.

From NCFE a lovely silvery number…

Dec 12 2014

Where now for ‘The North’?

As a Scotsman, it’s been unquestionably the most exciting political debate of my life as we’ve gone through the recent Referendum for Independence. I’ll leave my political views to one side in this particular post but one thing I noticed as we got closer and closer to Referendum Day was the strength of interest from my friends here in the North…

Oct 13 2014

RB creative supremo strikes gold in Scotland

Guy Vickerstaff, our Executive Creative Director and architect of our Roses Grand Prix winning Fresh campaign, has only gone and done it again. This time at the Scottish Creative Awards for our sister company in the Mission Group in Edinburgh, Story…

Oct 02 2014

When Avatars go bad

A story in our Facebook feed came up rather unexpectedly this afternoon.

The BBC, The Sun, The Mirror and Time Magazine were all running related articles to a piece on this article…

Only the way the related articles happened to configure made it sound like the BBC News is about to run a regular cheeky new news spot…

Oct 01 2014

Sausage Club is Back!

Well, Weekly Wednesday Sausage Club is well and truly back, hurrah!!!

Last weeks contenders: Heck’s pork (from Louise) have been matched by Picking’s of East Boldon’s pork and red onion (from Clare)! Mmm mmm.

Who will win the glory of “Sausage Supremo” at Christmas??…

Sep 26 2014

Punch and counterpunch

The Ryder Cup teed off at 7.35 this morning, in glorious Perthshire sunshine, on The Golden Bear (Jack Niclaus) designed PGA centenary course.

Our man in Perthshire (actually it’s our woman) sent us this exclusive first tee picture that captures the stunning beauty of this natural amphitheatre.

Sep 22 2014

Don’t be the 1 moves on to help Welsh smokers

This month, Stop Smoking Wales launched its biggest campaign to date to encourage as many of the 690,000 smokers in Wales to try to quit.

As part of the multifaceted campaign our award winning Don’t Be The 1 TV ad has been chosen as the main broadcast medium…

Aug 21 2014

Next stage of #DontBeThe1 goes live

The next stage of our campaign for Fresh has just gone live. It continues to raise awareness of the fact one in two long term smokers will die early as a result of a smoking-related illness, highlighting a number of real life case studies who are backing the campaign…

Jul 16 2014

Blagdon Kitchen Design appoints Robson Brown

We are pleased to report that we’ve been appointed to provide marketing support to father and daughter team, Tony and Hannah Raven, at Blagdon Kitchen Design, the North East’s only chosen partner of SieMatic.

At the forefront of contemporary kitchen design for over 50 years, SieMatic have only a select group of partners in the UK…