Well, the art direction sucks, but this poster earned a London salon a visit from two North Korean officials, plus all the free publicity that followed so, mission accomplished!
Full size skateboard decks packaged like action figures.
Clever and clear.
Advertising veteran Bob Hoffman recently appeared at Advertising Week Europe 2014 with a talk called “The Golden Age of Bullshit.” It’s worth the 45 minutes it’ll take you to watch it, and even if you disagree with the guy, you’re certain to learn a lot.
(H/T to Tony Miller of Anderson DDB in Toronto!)
The guerrilla graffiti artist Banksy is believed to be behind an artwork which has appeared on the side of a house in Cheltenham. More photos
Photograph: Jules Annan/Barcroft Media
Clever promotion for a taxi company.
Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt/Elbe, Hamburg, Germany
Creative Director: Hans-Peter Sporer
Art Director: Thimon Machatzke, Christian Baur
Copywriter: Luitguard Hagl, Peter Goeke
Sound Designer: Kolja Bustorf
Agency Producer: Dennis Wendt
Producer: Alexander de Lukowicz
Fritz Nutze: Director
Composer: Alina Schmidt, Yannis Panther
This idea implies that there’s a direct connection between public donations and getting the police to arrest violent men, which I’m sure is not the reality. But in any case, this is a really good idea in terms of demonstrating a concrete benefit of donating.
In this case, the brief came from a fan. Well played, Netflix.
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