These Men’s Fashion Ads From The 1970s That Will Leave You Speechless

The 1970s must have taken place on a different planet. These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, garish patterns, high waists, way-too-skimpy briefs, and other fashion faux pas that defy description 40 years later. Continue reading »

There Was Sex In The USSR: Soviet Car Advertising From The Past

An advertisement for the Soviet GAZ-24 ‘Volga’. The Volga was the main dream of every man and many women in the Soviet Union.

There were times when the VAZ-2101 ‘Zhiguli’ was advertised as an exclusive car, and even photographed with giraffes while the GAZ ‘Volga’ was the dream of every citizen, and sausage was considered a delicacy. Continue reading »

“It Had To Be Good To Get Where It Is”: The History Of Coca-Cola In Ads

The Coca-Cola Company has always believed in advertising, and that belief has taken it to the top of the mountain. Fantastic, colourful, wholesome, and memory provoking are just a few of the words and phrases that can be used to describe Coca-Cola advertising. Here is a collection of 50 Coca Cola ads from the 1889 till present days. Continue reading »

Fascinating Photo Manipulations And Advertising Photography By Christophe Huet

Take a look at fascinating images created by genius Photoshop retouch master from France Christophe Huet. He is the one who creates the famous advertising for Playstation, Nike, Motorola, Surfrider Foundation etc. His work is a perfect fusion between old-school photography and digital created composites. Somehow, he melts the thin barrier between reality and his own tortured imagination resulting in viscerally surreal images. Continue reading »

“Smells Like The 70s”: Vintage Deodorant Advertising

Women’s deodorant and antiperspirant ads came in three varieties: (1) a demonstration of how well the product performs across a busy day, (2) a confident gal giving her testimonial (above), or (3) straight-up shaming (i.e. you will be humiliated by your gross personal stench if you don’t use our product). The best of the best somehow incorporated all three. Let’s have a look at some examples from the 1970s and a few more from other decades. Continue reading »

Art In Ad Places – When Art Invades Advertising Spaces

What if art invades advertising spaces? Meet the Art in Ad Places project!

Launched in January 2017, this collective of artists, curators and enthusiasts wants to fight against the omnipresence of advertising, generating a real visual pollution, replacing it with creations proposed by artists from all over the world! Continue reading »

Smells Like The 70s: Vintage Deodorant Advertising

Women’s deodorant and antiperspirant ads came in three varieties: (1) a demonstration of how well the product performs across a busy day (as below), (2) a confident gal giving her testimonial (above), or (3) straight-up shaming (i.e. you will be humiliated by your gross personal stench if you don’t use our product). The best of the best somehow incorporated all three. Let’s have a look at some examples from the 1970s and a few more from other decades. Continue reading »

Carlsberg Advertising Campaign: Probably The Best Poster In The World

According to fold7 advertising agency: “Our next installment of ‘If Carlsberg did’ activity broke yesterday with the launch of the world’s first ever beer-serving poster at The Truman Brewery in Shoreditch. For one day only, the public were able to pour themselves a Carlsberg direct from the poster, which was embedded with a Carlsberg tap and a stack of glasses. As you’d expect, the announcement of free beer coupled with a burst of early summer sun caused quite a commotion, with punters queuing from midday right through to the evening.” Continue reading »

“Don’t Think About The End At The End”: Weird Advertising For An Orthodox Cemetery

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Some weird advertising for the “Saint Michael Orthodox Christian Cemetery“. Advertising for cemetery is something you don’t see everyday, if on top of that it their’re weird… Continue reading »

Billboards In Los Angeles Are Showing Artwork Instead Of Advertising

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If you happen to be in Los Angeles, and see billboards with artwork on them, you might be looking at the work of non-profit group The Billboard Creative. They take unused billboards and turn them into public art, with the art coming from artists from all over the world. Continue reading »

42 Powerful Examples of Social Advertising

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A well-made advert draws your attention and sticks in your mind for a long time. This is exactly the kind of effect needed to deal with social problems. Making people stop and think, as well as forcing them to act, is the first step towards significant changes. Continue reading »

Artist Buys Billboard Advertising Time to Display Art Instead of Ads on Massachusetts Highways

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Created as a set of billboards along two Massachusetts highways, “Healing Tool” is a temporary public art installation by artist Brian Kane produced to temporarily relieve stress and promote introspection during one’s monotonous daily commute. Continue reading »

Smart Social Advertising That Will Make You Look Twice

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These social ad campaigns comment on life’s important problems with some very clever concepts and designs. Continue reading »

Best Advertising Ideas for June 2012

Check out cool and interesting advertising ideas that rule this June. Continue reading »

Mulberry’s Advertising Campaign, Fall 2012

Amazing Mulberry advertising campaign. In photo works by Tim Walker. Model – Lindsey Wixson. Continue reading »