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OH HI!!!

5 May

Here is a beyond creepy take on Video Chat service from T-Mobile. It’s shocking to see a head on a persons hand but once you get to the copy you understand that it’s for video calling. Okay, nope still creepy. It’s very creative but I guess holding a head in the middle of a hallway and talking to it means you’re off your meds. Anyway it got my attention so at least… it’s still staring at me.

Oh Sh*t

5 May

Here is a great way to sell your product and a service at the same time. IKEA is known for lower priced furniture that you put together yourself, but some people may still have trouble. The furniture in the back spells out the word s-h-i-t to show the frustration this person probably had while putting together the furniture. IKEA steps in and says they have an Assembly Service that can help. Funny and surprising.

LIFT LIFE

5 May

Here is an ad by Bodybuilding.com. It shows the drive and strength body building really takes. The tagline shows how hard work pays off from repetition to gaining muscle. I like the overall feel of intensity of the as but not sure they need the extra photos to the right. there slogan “Lift Life” shows the lifestyle that comes along with body building. Overall great ad and appeals to the young men’s target market successfully.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

5 May

Her is an old Camel cigarette ad in New York. It’s crazy to see tobacco being shown out in the open. The other kind of cool thing is the smoke you see is actual smoke. Maybe not cigarette smoke, but still. It’s a pretty great way to gain people’s attention and I love the over all composition of the product with the “hero pilot”. Besides the damaging effects, I think this ad was incredible for its time.

The CLIO Awards get MAD

4 May

This years CLIO awards are paying homage to the famous show MADMEN, the 60’s set show about the ad industry. I love the subtle play on the Youtube concept here called ‘Yourself Television’. Not only that but the sheer decadence and style mirrored from the time period and the show is astoundingly awesome. I love the amber tones, tailored suits, and art deco furniture. It is all pulled together so well I cannot wait for this thing called ‘Yourself Television’. Trust me, it’s gonna be the future.

Watch Your Worries Fade Away

4 May

Watch your pimples disappear just as this little mind trick erases spots from your peripheral view. This is a great OXY ad that uses this technique to relay the product benefits by actually having you stare at a print ad for 20 seconds! That’s an amazing feat nowadays. Try it, the spots really do go away as you stare at it. I think this a very creative and successful ad so check it out. No really try it.

Creativity Loves Company

4 May

Here is another left and right brain ad my Mercedes Benz. It’s the same concept of showing the left brain as the logical side and right brain as the creative side. But let’s use one of the biggest masterminds of our time to get our point across and show how our cars are “The Best or Nothing”. Great decision Mercedes. Not only is it funny but greatly executes the overall idea with real portraits of Albert Einstein. Genius work for a genius portrait.