Category: Great Ads

Unforgettable clever ads from all over the world

Great Ad 21: Before It’s Too Late

Great Ad 21: Before It’s Too Late

I went “wow” when I first saw this advertisement, it hits the nail right on the head. Through “Lungs”, WWF France reminds us how greenery impacts our body and health. Visually, the art direction is stunningly well executed, so much so that TBWA can even afford to lose the tagline “Before it’s too late” without …

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Great Ad 20: I am a Virgin

Great Ad 20: I am a Virgin

Advertising Agency: Contract Advertising, Thailand ~Executive Creative Director: Manirat Banthukamphon ~ Art Directors: Kavin Sitsayanaren, Manirat Banthukamphon ~ Copywriter: Manisa Orprasert ~ Published: October 2008 If you have a commodity-type product and you do not quite know how to sell it, there’re 2 options: The tedious, but certainly, a proven and effective method is to …

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Great Ad 19: Wide Eyes Sea Turtle & Clownfish

Great Ad 19: Wide Eyes Sea Turtle & Clownfish

Don’t click on these 2 ads to see the enlarged version first. That will burst the suspense bubble right away. Make a guess at what the sea turtle and clown fish are staring at, with their eyes super big and round? Agency: Publicis Conseil, Paris ~ Executive Creative Director: Olivier Altmann ~ Art Director: Frdric …

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Great Ad 18: Tulipan Rabbit Ads

Great Ad 18: Tulipan Rabbit Ads

Do read my previous post on Durex Extra Safe Stork Ad if you have not so that you can join us in deciding if you like the stork condom ads better or this condom series from Tulipan. Advertising Agency: Y&R, Buenos Aires, Argentina These Tulipan condom advertisements were released on Spring Day, a.k.a. Students Day, …

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Great Ad 17: Durex Extra Safe Stork Ads

Great Ad 17: Durex Extra Safe Stork Ads

Today is one of those lucky days where I have a breather to go blog visiting and I chose to roam at Ivan’s Ads of the World. For us in the advertising and design industry, Ivan’s blog is a treasure trove of delights. I chanced upon this series of Durex Extra Safe ads: Advertising Agency: …

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Great Ad 15: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Great Ad 15: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

As EmpressEricka had said over at YouTube: “This commercial is LEGENDARY. Its been around for almost 20 years now.” That’s certainly a long time, especially in the advertising world. This 15-second commercial distinguishes itself from other Christmas commercial by being simple and minimalistic. There is no frills. There’s just the products – Hershey’s Kisses chocolates …

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Great Ad 14: Santa Drinking Coca Cola Vintage Ads

Great Ad 14: Santa Drinking Coca Cola Vintage Ads

I always like Coca Cola’s Christmas TV commercials and print ads. With BigBearLodge’s sharing at YouTube, I learned that the big jolly Santa image was influenced and shaped by the soft-drink mogul. “Starting in 1931, magazine ads for Coca-Cola featured St. Nick as a kind, jolly man in a red suit. Because magazines were so …

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