Category: Advertising

18
Aug

Award winning ads show how humans are getting dumber

Our world is populated by different kinds of people, all with hugely varying levels of intelligence. And while most consider themselves intelligent, it can be very hard to get an accurate assessment of our own intelligence. After all, our thoughts tend to sound smart in our own head.Continue Reading..

09
Aug

Clever ads use optical illusions to encourage pet adoption

Pet adoption is a wonderful thing. Ask any pet owner, and they’ll probably tell you that their furry friend has made their family feel complete. Photographer Amol Jadhav along with art director Pranav Bhide took that concept and transformed a brilliant idea into striking ads that are more than meets the eye. Continue Reading..

31
Jul

LEGO builds its way to award-winning campaign at Cannes festival

After a decade of being nearly forgotten, LEGO has rebuilt itself into a global toy juggernaut. Fuelled in part by The LEGO Movie‘s popularity, the company surpassed rival Mattel to become the biggest toy manufacturer in the world. The LEGO bricks are available in 53 different colours, with 19 billion elements produced every year. And more than 400 billion LEGO bricks have been produced since 1949.Continue Reading..

20
Jul
07
Jun

NSFW real estate ad for $100 million mansion is basically softcore porn

You’ll hear the phrase often when you enter the advertising industry: sex sells. But do people really buy a product just because it has sexually stimulating imagery attached to it? For this US$100 million OPUS mansion in Beverly Hills, half-naked women covered in gold paint star in a NSFW real estate ad that’s basically softcore porn. Continue Reading..

02
May

Penis seat installed on a Mexico City train to highlight sexual harassment

Have you ever been sexually harassed on public transit before? If you’re in Mexico City, it happens quite a bit. The United Nations and Mexico City‘s government have joined together to launch this campaign against the soaring rates of sexual harassment on the city’s public transit. How? By transforming a seat on a subway into a moulded penis seat.Continue Reading..

10
Apr
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Mar
14
Mar

Burger King unleashes fiery new ad campaign

Burger King is serious about flame grilling its burgers. So much so that its new print ad campaign has the photos to prove it. Literally burning the house down, Burger King’s latest ads shows its restaurants up in flames; a consequence, according to the ads, of the fast food chain always flame grilling its burgers.Continue Reading..

05
Jan
22
Nov

Minimalist WWF ads show the impact of global warming

Climate change is already having a significant impact on global ecosystems and communities. Rising average temperatures don’t simply mean warmer winters. Some regions are already experiencing more extreme heat, cold, flooding and drought. To help raise awareness, Leo Burnett Philippines has come up with a collection of print ads for WWF.Continue Reading..

09
Nov
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