Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Some Clever Ads

A print of a cup of Folgers coffee was placed on top of manhole
covers in New York City, USA.
Holes on the print allow the steam to come out. Wording around the
cup reads, "Hey, City That Never Sleeps. Wake up. Folgers."

An innovative idea on a large billboard in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

It really makes people want to grab that "Heineken".

Life-size stickers of people were stuck on automatic sliding doors at a mall in Mumbai, India. When someone approaches, the doors move apart and it feels like the people on the door are moving away. The person entering finds the

message , "People move away when you have body odor".

An advertisement found in Malaysia. A sticker was placed on the high voltage box depicting that powerful Duracell batteries were used.

An ambient exercise to promote Eatalica burgers. A "Caution ? Wet Floor" board was placed near an Eatalica burger signboard. The copy on the board reads, "Oogling at the burger may involuntarily cause drooling,

which may in turn lead to a wet floor. Issued for your safety by the management

of Eatalica Restaurant". Eatalica is an American-Italian

food joint in Chennai, India.
A giant mirror was built that allowed passers-by to stop and look at themselves wearing Individual clothes at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Japan.
Advertisements for a job-recruiting company in Berlin, Germany depict people working in vending machines and ATMs.

It delivers the message, "Life is too short for the wrong job".
Stickers were placed in selected car park locations and car workshops where

M-Tech Plasma HID lights are sold in Malaysia. It delivers the message that

these headlights are 300% brighter than regular headlights.

The burn-effect sticker from the headlights

really leaves an impression.
This is an advertisement found in Vancouver during their National Non-Smoking Week. The car was placed at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the message. It reads,

"Death from car accidents: 370. Death from smoking-related

causes: 6,027. Quit now before it kills you."

In another creative idea by The Fitness Company, "dumbbells" were placed at various subways in New York City, which create an illusion that the person holding

the safety bar is doing weights
A very cost-effective advertisement in Hong Kong for a yoga school showcases

the prowess of a yoga practitioner on the flexible stems of drinking.

straws. Enquiries and enrolment went after up

this promotional stunt.

A creative ad by Mini Cooper placed at the Zurich, Switzerland train station,

shows people climbing into or out of the car, when they

are actually entering or exiting stairs.

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