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8 Million Flower Petals Rain Down On A Village In Costa Rica

By • Apr 4th, 2014

A glorious eruption of vibrantly-colored flower petals – 8 million of them – has flooded through a small village in Costa Rica. Perhaps the most surprising thing about this advertisement stunt is that these billowing waves of petals are real. It took the creative team behind the endeavor and the inhabitants of the village more than two weeks to collect the 8 million flower petals used, which ended up weighing about 3.5 tons.

These 30 Creative Ambient Ads Know How To Grab Your Attention

By • Mar 14th, 2014

Companies trying to sell you a product will do anything to cram their ads down your throat, but it’s always nice when they show a bit of creativity and taste when trying to get your attention. Ambient ads are one such specific form of advertisement, which seeks at once to become a part of its environment and to draw your attention to it.

Disney-Themed Celebrity Portraits By Annie Leibovitz

By • Feb 11th, 2014

World-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has published the latest in her long-time series of Disney-themed celebrity portraits. Jessica Chastain, who has starred in films like Zero Dark Thirty and The Help, poses as the fiery red-headed Meridia from Disney’s Brave. Chastain joins a star-studded list of Hollywood colleagues that have posed as characters from classic Disney movies.

6 Iconic Images Re-created In One Uninterrupted 50-Second Shot (VIDEO)

By • Feb 10th, 2014

In one uninterrupted 50-second video shot for the Sunday Times, British director duo Us and advertising firm Grey have captured six iconic images from modern culture. The video is an amazing look at movie magic, showing us in just how many different ways cinematographers can fool the eye and manipulate their world. And after the awesome video blows your mind, check out the making-of below, where the magic is revealed.

33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

By • Feb 7th, 2014

Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up with something cool and creative sooner or later. We’ve searched the web and collected some of the most creative print ads we could find. Most of these ads don’t just advertise the company or cause behind them, they also make an actual point. So if you don’t understand the angle at first, give it some time and think about it.

Artist Poses Next To Movie Ads To Raise Awareness Of Violent Imagery In Public Spaces

By • Feb 3rd, 2014

NYC-based artist Jon Burgerman shocks his blog readers by uploading horrid pictures of him shot and covered in blood in the background of advertising panels. The artist takes these pictures in subways, adds blood digitally and then shares them online. Named Head Shots, these drastic publicly-staged interventions are an ongoing series that intends to show us how film ads blatantly promote violence.

78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Shows The Benefits of a Vegan Diet

By • Jan 13th, 2014

78-year-old Jim Morris, a vegan and a former bodybuilding champion, posed completely nude as Rodin’s iconic The Thinker statue to show off his still admirably firm body for a new PETA campaign. Morris’ example makes a very strong case for choosing a vegan diet and challenges the notion that a balanced vegan diet can’t be healthy.

23 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today

By • Dec 2nd, 2013

Even today, advertising is far away from being in conformity with high moral standards, but after looking back to some offensive, racist and sexist vintage ads – today’s ads are as good as gold.

25 Of The Worst Food Name Fails Ever

By • Nov 12th, 2013

You’d think that a food company would want to do some research to make sure that their food isn’t ridiculed or doesn’t seem repulsive, but some of these guys don’t seem to have gotten that memo. Some of these are lost in translation errors – we can only hope that that Chinese food company isn’t selling shredded children. Others, like the Brits’ faggots in sauce, seem funny only because modern slang has re-appropriated their names.

Mind-Bending Ad Uses Anamorphic Illusions & Forced Perspective To Fry Your Brain

By • Oct 28th, 2013

Honda has created an amazing and mind-bending advertisement for their CR-V using anamorphic optical illusions and forced perspective. Taking a page from the Rayban sunglasses ad, they create a series of optical illusions involving their vehicle that will make you double-take and question what you’re seeing. By forcing your mind to accept a certain perspective, they are able to create seemingly impossible situations – without the use of CGI!

Powerful UN Ad Campaign Uses Google Suggestions To Show What The Internet Thinks About Women

By • Oct 23rd, 2013

The United Nations have released a powerful series of advertisements advocating for women’s rights around the world. The premise is simple – renowned design firm Ogilvy & Mathers took four women’s portraits and covered their mouths with some of the auto-complete search terms offered by Google’s search engine. These suggested search terms are based on searches done by other users, so they represent convictions held by many who use the search engine.

24 Honest Slogans Show How We Really Feel About Famous Companies

By • Oct 21st, 2013

Honest Slogans publishes company logos with hilarious slogans that represent how consumers might actually see the company instead of how it wants to be seen. Pepsi’s logo reminds us of its constant battle with Coca Cola for market share, while Google, assured of its dominance, dares us to just try and use another search engine.