London’s trendy design consultancies have already been bombarding DW’s office with Christmas cards. But there’s not much evidence of the creative juices really flowing, with a relatively poor standard of Yuletide jokes and puns so far, when compared to recent years. And there has been a preponderance of dull colours. In short, they’re boring. Which makes it all the more embarrassing that the brightest card yet to hit the office is from an ad agency in Sutton Coldfield. All the staff at Wilson Associates dressed as Elvis Presley to deliver the message ‘Have a ‘King groovy Christmas.’
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