July 2020

Top Creative Agencies in London

A business will profit by working with a team of creative strategists and visual tacticians. A good creative agency will provide advice, coaching, and strategy along the way. Luckily, London has a plethora of creative agencies to choose from.

Discover and connect with creative agencies in London to learn more about their case studies, success stories, and client reviews. Take a look at their customer feedback, notable projects, and previous clients of these companies to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Creative Agencies in London

  • 1

    ikon | Boutique Branding & Creative Agency

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    iKon clients include Westfield, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, iKon was founded on forward-thinking principles in UK.

    When Porsche needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to iKon. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 20% Other
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    Ikon business cards

    ikon designed these iconic business cards for their own promotional services, helping to make them one of the hottest agencies in their market and serving as a powerful and memorable way to attract new leads and leave an...
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    Westfield Print Brochure

    ikon designed this print brochure for Westfield, one of the world's largest shopping brands. The black, red, and white brochure is classy, timeless, and sophisticated, perfectly encapsulating the Westfield brand for a...
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    Coronation Festival

    We designed the creative for the an event held in Buckingham Palace. It celebrated all the Royal Warrant Holders and an evening gala was televised on the BBC drawing in 3.5 million viewers
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    W11 Construction Website

    Rebrand of a luxury residential construction company with website and brochure
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    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    KOTA -  Creative Digital Agency is a London-based agency that provides innovative web design services for a range of high-profile clients, including Jamie Oliver, the British Red Cross, and Holland Green, collecting a number of awards in the process. Their work covers a focus on social media, advertising, and branding.

    For instance, KOTA -  Creative Digital Agency spearheaded the marketing campaign for Jamie Oliver’s new book, VEG, which included designing the book graphics, tone of voice, and color palettes. Their marketing campaign was also rolled out across billboards, social media, and digital displays by Penguin Books.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
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    Jamie Oliver VEG - Marketing...

    For the 3rd year in a row we were luckily enough to win the campaign for Jamie’s latest book – VEG. It gives readers an extensive selection of veg-based dishes, from simple suppers and family favourites, to weekend...
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    British Red Cross - One Kind...

    In spring 2019, we partnered with the British Red Cross on their latest campaign – OneKindThing.We were tasked with creating the digital platform which was part of a nationwide campaign, showing people that even the...
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    Design4Retail - Web Design &...

    Design4Retail are a revered agency started in 2003 that create retail spaces and concepts for many high street brands. Based in two studios near Leicester, their 60 strong team offer a full service from strategy and...
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    Comptoir Libanais - Web Design &...

    Comptoir Libanais are a Lebanese restaurant chain with over 20 venues across the UK and in Europe. Founded by Tony Kitous in 2008, the superb Lebanese flavours of the food are accompanied by eclectic restaurant interiors...
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    Our Own Brand

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Our Own Brand has provided branding work for clients like They Made This. Based in UK, Our Own Brand brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Great Guns Social was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Our Own Brand crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Our Own Brand designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Web Design
    • 25% Other
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    About us

    Introducing Ourselves | Our Own Brand
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    Advantage Combat Kid! | TV...

    A UK TV commercial for Advantage Spot On Flea Treatment
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    Barclays Bank | Digital Eagles

    Barclays Digital Eagles are passionate about empowering their colleagues, customers and local communities to be more confident with technology and to move forward in the digital world. What we did: Barclays tasked us with...
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    GlaxoSmithKline: ERS | Global...

    This was a premium short film we created for GlaxoSmithKline to support their ERS (European Respiratory Society) conference. The film focuses on slowing down energetic moments in life to demonstrate the importance of...
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    the tree

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Amazon, THE TREE empowers brands with content marketing. Founded on design-first principles, this London-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of THE TREE’s experience is their work for Just Eat, one of the world’s respected brands. THE TREE helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 25% Content Marketing
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Design
    • 35% Other
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    Politics and the Markets - SEO...

    https://www.ig.com/uk/forex/research/politicians-the-markets/Bespoke microsite built from scratch for press and lead gen. All research done by our team.
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    Arlo

    Full, Pan-European Social media strategy and execution.
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    Just Eat PR Campaign

    Design and built a 3D printed magic wand that pairs with a custom app to order takeaway with the flick of the wrist. https://thisisthetree.com/our-work/just-eat-out-of-the-box-content-marketing
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    Rescue Remedy - High Impact...

    The iconic Rescue brand was looking to engage an older (45-65) audience on social media, with a view to increase brand awareness and sales among that demographic for their range of night products.We were tasked with...
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    Across the Pond

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Across the Pond has provided video prodoction work for clients like Google. Based in UK, Across the Pond brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Rosewood was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Across the Pond created not only their recognizable video strategy but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Across the Pond designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Branding
    • 25% Video Production
    • 25% Other
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    Vicky & Martin - Alzheimer's...

    Contrary to common thought, Alzheimer’s isn’t an incurable disease. But a cure will only be found if there’s more funding. To tackle misconceptions and to enable people to empathise with those living with the...
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    The Invitation

    The Invitation YouTube Social Impact came to us with a special ask — to tell an engaging and empowering story about Indian women in STEM for International Women’s Day. We saw it as an opportunity to help change the...
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    Driving change with Rolling Study...

    Rolling Study Halls is a Google for Education initiative to provide wifi devices and onboard educators on school bus routes across rural America. This allows children to maximise their school day and get their homework...
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    Box Fort - Google DataStudio

    Google Data Studio helps marketers create rich, interactive data reports by pulling from live data sources. So reports that would typically take days to create can now be designed and published in a fraction of the time...
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    Abacus Integrated Marketing

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Abacus Integrated Marketing to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in the UK, Abacus Integrated Marketing was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Abacus Integrated Marketing provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 40% Other
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    Land Rover - Creating a Sales...

    We delivered a range of dealership marketing activities with our main area of involvement being the creation and delivery of a sales incentive programme. The program was developed to recognise and reward the achievements...
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    Virgin Holidays - Event...

    We were commissioned to deliver the annual global management sales conference for Virgin Holidays. We created one overall theme for the event, with associated sub-theming for five breakout sessions. As well as being...
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    Esso - Improving Customer Service

    Our main aim of this project was to promote customer service to 6,000 staff employed at 600 privately-owned petrol stations across the UK. We developed an engaging customer service campaigns called Customer WATCH....
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    Tesco Direct - B2B Campaign

    We were commissioned to manage Tesco Direct's B2B gift voucher business, a project which included dealing directly with their corporate customers.  We created a presentation, brochures and leaflets for engagement with...
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    BEAR London

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    BEAR London is a branding agency that builds game-changing, standout brands for clients that seek a true partnership. They are experts in branding, graphic design, and advertising for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of arts, real estate,  and business services.

    One of BEAR London’s projects involved working with Foxtons. BEAR London created shops and billboards for the estate agency to stay ahead of the competition, which led to the company selling for £390 million in 2007.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
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    Integrated marketing for Nike &...

    Following a successful pilot scheme, LTA tasked us with rolling out their Tennis Tuesdays initiative nationwide with a new integrated marketing campaign. In partnership with Nike, Tennis Tuesdays brings coach-led weekly...
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    Redefining an industry with Foxtons

    In the cut-throat and crowded world of estate agency, Foxtons had the ambition to do things differently and challenge the model. Our initial task was to design a branded livery for their fleet of cars. We saw an...
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    A brand refresh for music...

    In time for its 85th anniversary, PPL commissioned brand communications agency BEAR to refine and refresh its brand and positioning. Having already worked with PPL to develop the branding for PPL PRS Ltd. – PPL’s...
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    Reinvigorating British Gymnastics...

    In the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics, British Gymnastics needed a rebrand to inspire a new generation of participants and fans whilst Team GB ensured the world’s eyes were on the sport here in the UK. Our brief was...
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    J2 (Branding & Marketing)

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    J2 clients include Segro, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, J2 was founded on forward-thinking principles in London.

    When Delancey needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to J2. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 40% Other
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    The Cursitor Building

    Client: Cushman & Wakefield Project: The Cursitor Building Offering 66,000 sq ft of jaw-dropping Grade A office space in the heart of central London, the fantastically-named Cursitor Building was clearly an...
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    Prologis RFI DIRFT

    Client: Prologis Project: DIRFT The dawn of really, really big sheds 10 years ago, Amazon was an upstart online bookseller. Today, the global behemoth occupies 40% of all industrial warehouse space in the UK. Why?...
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    The Keel

    Client: Moorfield Group Project: The Keel Love where you live Liverpool has been a creative powerhouse for decades. That tradition continues with the docklands’ regeneration, and in our humble but experienced opinion...
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    Smithfield Square

    Client: St James Project: Smithfield Square For a developer of St James’ quality, it’s not enough to simply build houses. They build communities. Which means cajoling the government to build new roads, so people...
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    The BIO Agency

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    The BIO Agency counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this UK-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted digital marketing work.

    One example of their web development success comes from Greyhound, a respected global brand. The BIO Agency helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 50% Other
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    Transforming customer experience...

    THE BRIEF We were appointed to build a vision for the future bus travel in America and improve Greyhound's market positioning. THE APPROACH Greyhound's declining market position required more than a simple perception...
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    Yumboxdesign

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Denpasar, Indonesia

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names around the industry, Yumboxdesign

    empowers brands with video production and graphic design. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Yumboxdesign’s experience is their work for Redd’s, one of the world’s respected brands. Yumboxdesign helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Video Production
    • 15% Graphic Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 55% Other
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    Redds - Something Wicked

    Another fun project that flexed our creative minds, with Miller Brewery’s ‘Wicked Hard Ale’ alcoholic drink offering. Wicked being the name of the game, Creative Director – Peter Sinclair’s main task was to...
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    SYNC STUDIOS

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, SYNC Studios has provided branding work for clients like Virtual Rave. Based in London, SYNC Studios brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Modern Alchemy was just a new brand looking to make an impact, SYNC Studios crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by SYNC Studios designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Other
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    Virtual Rave

    Virtual Rave contributes to the debate on the possibilities of virtual reality in brand communication. Using Fyodor Golan as a case study, the film proposes a virtual reality experience to present SS17 collection as an...
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    Modern Alchemy

    Modern Alchemy explores AW18 collection by Manimekala through its inspirations and design elements. Putting emphasis on the hand made textiles and accessories, the film aims to reinterpret traditional messages of craft...
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    MSDC

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Gravesend, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, MSDC has provided graphic design and branding work for clients around the globe. Based in UK, MSDC brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Anvest Partners was just a new brand looking to make an impact, MSDC crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by MSDC designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 15% Branding
    • 10% Advertising
    • 55% Other
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    Branding

    We have worked with Anvest Partners to develop their branding. A major new player in property investment in Europe. The brand had to illustrate the diversity of the portfolio and the experience and expertise inherent in...
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    Brochure Design

    he challenge with Charles Mia was not to be too flashy or indeed appear old fashioned. But still, retain the core values of being strategic experts in their field.  We were very keen to avoid using cliched photography...
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    Website Design

    From an overall development and audit of the marketing, we designed and built the corporate website for Millennium Global Investments Ltd. The greatest challenge we faced with developing this website was communicating...
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    SWC Partnership

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Exxon Mobile, SWC Partnership empowers brands with branding. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of SWC Partnership’s experience is their work for Eurowings, one of the world’s respected brands. SWC Partnership helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 10% Branding
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Print Design
    • 70% Other
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    Mr Clutch Autocentres: Adsmart...

    Description Mr Clutch (the largest national automotive autocentre chain) were looking to launch their first TV ad to support their national estate. SWC were appointed to carry out creative & media planning/buying...
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    Yazoo Milkshake: FMCG

    Description SWC was tasked with developing a new positioning and creative campaign to inject the fun back into the UK's number 1 milkshake brand. Challenges Mums preferred Yazoo to other soft drinks because of it’s...
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    Eurowings & London Heathrow...

    Description Eurowings wanted to develop a brand activation at London Heathrow to celebrate Official Christmas Jumper Day and support their slots at the UK's largest and busiest international airport. The brief was to...
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    Eurowings International Social...

    Description Eurowings (part of the Lufthansa Group) appointed SWC Partnership to support them with their international social media activities. Being a German business, they needed a partner to transcreate their social...
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    Creamos

    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Creamos uses its own creative business model to help out start-ups by providing innovative, cross-platform solutions. They offer everything from advertising and branding to marketing strategy for clients ranging from small firms to large companies in the fields of arts, education, and more.

    As an example of their work, Creamos worked with Toonix, a cartoon channel/media company. Creamos developed various banner ads that would be used in various languages and included various media.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% AR/VR Development
    • 70% Other
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    Toonix for Turner - INTERACTIVE...

    We created a set of banner ads that included simple, rich media, video, internal network, retargeting and IAP (In-App Purchase). For each banner type, we ran multiple creatives, sizes and translated into 4 languages from...
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    I Love Dragon Quest for Square...

    We created an interactive film that invites users to try and disrupt Nobu Yamada, an avid DQ fan, from his world record attempt to play the longest ever game of Dragon Quest. Users can interact with Nobu and his...
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    Save the Tollins for Harper...

    We created a microsite and video viral series for our fictitious 8-year-old human character Ollie Collins. The campaign documents Ollie’s adventure to discover magical creatures called Tollins and save them from...
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    Glastonbury Games for EMI -...

    We created a targeted html5 game inspired by comedic real experiences and our memories of the festival. Simple controls require players to hammer/slide/plunge their way through 3 levels to accumulate 700+ points in order...
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