Who?

DNS is a network of agencies linked by our sustainable and ethical outlook, as well as our creativity. We are passionate about sustainability. We think that creativity, humour and optimism can help create a better future – that’s why we’ve chosen a name that ridicules the idea that sustainability needs to be dull, boring or worthy – Do Not Smile.

In essence, we're like-minded people who enjoy working together.

And it just so happens we're based all over Europe. We have almost 100 creative members of staff. We're the size of one large agency, but as multi-facted and colourful as each of the countries we're in. We can offer a truly international perspective to any project. We can draw from cross-cultural experience, different languages and specialist expertise – a whole host of French, English, Belgian, Spanish, Italian, German, Danish, Greek and Turkish ideas and skills.

Agencies

Gent, Amsterdam
St. Pölten
Athens
Málaga
Copenhagen
Istanbul
Rome
Paris
Brussels
Manchester
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Work

A campaign focussing on water use and consumption, to avoid over consumption of bottled water.

Silverback

Rome

A campaign encouraging an increase in the use of bike lights in Frederiksberg, the second biggest municipality in Denmark.

Goodvertising

Copenhagen

Poster series for the ongoing women’s film festival.

Myra

Istanbul

Led by EA Technology, My Electric Avenue is a UK first – a project that recruits groups of neighbours to drive electric cars for 18-months and looks at ways of managing the impact on the local electricity grid. Creative Concern was tasked with developing the launch and creating an awareness campaign to make it happen.

Creative Concern

Manchester

‘we’re not perfect yet, but we go for better. tap water is without a doubt the best option in our fight against waste, but it isn’t always readily available. and sometimes you just crave something different. that’s where b-better water comes in’ – make sense Ghent & Amsterdam

Make Sense

Gent, Amsterdam

After suffering from claims of ‘greenwashing’, Sidièse has been working with Henkel to re-launch its ‘Le Chat Eco-efficacité’ brand after it obtained its eco-label.

Sidièse

Paris

Orange turned to Sidièse for help with its CSR communications, which includes environmental, social and digital issues.

Sidièse

Paris

A whopping two thousand litres of water are consumed for the production of a single T-shirt. H&M reduces this impact by collecting old clothing and then repurposing it in new pieces. During the World Recycle Week, the clothing giant sought to urge the world to bring in as much old clothing as possible at an H&M shop. – make sense Ghent

Make Sense

Gent, Amsterdam

80 million people in Europe are living with disabilities. Striving for a more inclusive society in digital age it is obvious that web accessibility should be a matter of course.

Gugler

St. Pölten

The AGFK-BW is a network of nearly 40 municipalities that have set themselves the goal to promote cycling and establish a bike culture in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Your Nature is a magnificent eco-resort set in 280 hectares of lakes and forests in the north-west of Belgium. Springtime was appointed to create a communication and event concept for the launch, the press conference and the open door weekend.

Springtime

Brussels

Developed and managed by tippingpoints, ‘Like it – Bike it’ is a Short Film Competition running right across Germany to improve the image of cycling among young people aged 11 to 18.

tippingpoints

Bonn

The brief for Nespresso sounds simple – promote and encourage the recycling of used capsules via a specific collection system. The solution from Sidièse involved a brand new communications strategy…

Sidièse

Paris

Together we developed the brand-new ‘smart with school waste’ project - an interactive website that guides schools towards greater sustainability and less waste by means of a useful roadmap. – make sense Amsterdam

Make Sense

Gent, Amsterdam

One in every five European citizens still struggles to buy food. This European campaign against poverty aimed to raise citizen awareness and to support a few poignant actions to diminish this scourge.

Springtime

Brussels

A four-year research project between the University of Manchester, Manchester City Council and Bruntwood, EcoCities examined the need for cities to mitigate and adapt to four degrees of climate change. Our creative challenge was to turn some heavyweight research into high impact content that is visual and easy to digest. We developed a content structure for online and print that enabled the audience to take in the headline findings at a glance, as well as providing a more detailed briefing for those audience with time to delve deeper.

Creative Concern

Manchester

Campaign designs for the Committee working to raise awareness on Sandblasting Workers’ health conditions and the silicosis illness that affects their lungs.

Myra

Istanbul

Sidièse has worked with Nestlé’s chocolate department on its sustainable development communication strategy.

Sidièse

Paris

I Pazzi siete voi was a Greenpeace Campaign for the 2011 referendum against nuclear power.

Silverback

Rome

We helped Les Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge to identify and reinforce all its sustainable assets in order to differentiate itself. Through strategic counselling and the development of positive communications tools, Belgian bluestone achieved a higher profile, stronger brand recognition and improved market results.

Springtime

Brussels

The city of Offenburg aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020. It’s an ambitious target but one that has had widespread support. tippingpoints has developed a multimodal outdoor campaign that promotes behavioral change.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Identity and poster design for the symposium.

Myra

Istanbul

Wind power has boomed over the last years. Not so in Austria. In this country wind power projects companies are still facing steady "headwind" from local authorities while at the same time lacking the support of a future-oriented legislative.

Gugler

St. Pölten

Platform is a knowledge sharing facility, online news source and information portal for building sustainability and innovation across Greater Manchester, UK.

Creative Concern

Manchester

Powered by a youth tourism organisation, this campaign aimed to protect biodiversity and promote agricultural development in Natura 2000 areas.

Silverback

Rome

This campaign was Implemented in several municipalities in Baden-Württemberg raising awareness among citizens about CO2 emissions and encouraging them to switch from car to bike.

tippingpoints

Bonn

Research found that the unemployment rules in Denmark had exploded from 421 pages in 1951 to a massive 23,675 pages in 2011, illustrating a strong case against bureaucracy. To make something as abstract as bureaucracy tangible, a group of unemployed people made the world’s thickest book out of the many pages. The book weighs 64 kg and is more than 134 centimetres thick.

Goodvertising

Copenhagen

The Get Me Toasty campaign was developed to promote the Energy Saving Trust’s new offer of free or heavily discounted home insulation to all residents across the Greater Manchester.

Creative Concern

Manchester

Turning waste into new useful materials. The Brantner Group puts the basic principles of a circular economy into practise. To put best practises, insights and inspirations into circulation gugler* developed a customer magazine.

Gugler

St. Pölten

Sustrans believe that every child has the right to walk, scoot or cycle to school. In the run up to the 2015 UK general election, they want politicians to commit to making the streets safe enough for this to become a reality. Creative Concern is working with Sustrans on the ‘Campaign for Safer Streets’.

Creative Concern

Manchester

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