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

By • Apr 4th, 2014 • Category: Advertising, Art, Latest Posts, Video

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.

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

By • Feb 7th, 2014 • Category: Advertising, Branding, Latest Posts

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 • Category: Advertising, Funny, Latest Posts, Photography

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.

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

By • Oct 28th, 2013 • Category: Advertising, Art, Branding, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions, Video

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 • Category: Advertising, Latest Posts

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.

LG Makes Job Applicants Think the World Is Ending, Scares The Hell Out of Them

By • Sep 5th, 2013 • Category: Advertising, Funny, Latest Posts

Imagine coming in for a job interview, bright and ready to prove yourself and earn a living, when things take a turn for the worst and a meteor destroys your city. Bummer. While we do hope that no such thing happens any time soon, an advertisement stunt set up by LG in Chile has shown just how funny it can be when the people coming for an interview have no idea that the meteor they are seeing outside is actually a fake.

Fast Food FAILS: Ads vs Reality

By • Aug 30th, 2010 • Category: Advertising, Featured, Food, Latest Posts, Miscellaneous

So, I went to some fast food places, and picked up burgers/tacos, so I could compare them with the ads. I brought the “food” home, tossed it into my photography studio, and did some ad-style shoots. Needless to say, the results of my little project were unsurprising… which shouldn’t be a surprise.

Needless to say, the results of my little project were unsurprising… which shouldn’t be a surprise.