Rankin & Anthony Nolan join forces in ‘The Silent Thank You’ campaign

Britain is a nation famed for its politeness and good manners, with ‘excuse me,’ ‘sorry, ‘please,’ and ‘thank you’ being some of the nation’s most commonly used expressions.  However, new research has shown that despite saying ‘thank you’ to others 59 times a day, we struggle to find the words to express our gratitude when it matters most. In the average day, actions which trigger the word ‘thank you’ include holding a door open (69%), making a cup of tea (59%) or at the end of an email or phone…

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Celebrities Make Rankin’s Latest Campaign Against Plastic Pollution Viral on Instagram and Twitter

As ocean pollution hits crisis levels, with our coastlines spilling over with plastic and marine life depleting rapidly, this emergency is now the number one priority for Surfrider Foundation Europe, an international nonprofit which has been fighting to preserve our oceans and coastlines since 1984. To champion the cause, they teamed up with cultural provocateur Rankin. Introducing the Plastic Monster; a half living beast made of plastic waste, brought to life because of our neglect. A powerful metaphor for how immediate the plastic emergency has become. Looking back from the sea…

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Rankin forces Fashion Week to face up to its limited view of “beauty”

The fashion industry will be brought face-to-face with its narrow standards of beauty this London Fashion Week, through a unique collaboration between world-renowned photographer Rankin, designer Steven Tai and the charity Changing Faces. The Portrait Positive project, conceived by Stephen Bell, will challenge perceptions of beauty through a series of striking images of 16 different women with visible facial and bodily differences. Shot by Rankin and dressed in designs by Steven Tai, three of the women from the portrait series will take to the catwalk in Steven Tai’s presentation at London Fashion Week on 16th September. The…

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Arthur launches major new campaign for World Cancer Research Fund shot by Rankin

World Cancer Research Fund has joined forces with renowned photographer and director Rankin to create a series of images and short films to launch a new Cancer Health Check – a 5 minute ‘test’ to make people aware that diet and cancer risk are linked. Created by Arthur London and shot by Rankin, the campaign takes classic cues of a fashion shoot – the beautiful person, the lighting, the clothes – but they are eating something unusual in an extreme way.  The images are shot in a high fashion style,…

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Anna Friel narrates film for climate change campaign

Actress Anna Friel has lent her voice to a new animated film, produced by renowned photographer Rankin, that tells a story of how climate change is impacting on our everyday lives – and how powerful we can be when we tackle it together. The film is being released as part of Show The Love, a Valentine’s Day campaign that brings together millions of people around the country for action on climate change. The 60-second film, produced by The Climate Coalition with The Full Service and Jelly London, follows an animation…

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