Gary Sharpen, founder of The Shelf, is a regular writer of essays, reviews and articles for both the creative industry press and consumer press.

Campaign: Morality Tale
Essay on the importance of treating consumers with respect
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Campaign: “We don’t pay placements…”
Article looking at contrasting views on works placements in the creative industry
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Directory: The Shelf
Article outlining the ethos of The Shelf Awards graduate programme
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Direct Response: Ambient Experience
Article for the Masterclass section on how to get the most from ambient media
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Direct Marketing: DM versus Advertising
Interview exploring what direct marketing and advertising can learn from each other.
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