German advertising agency Jung von Matt created a wonderful minimalist ad campaign for Lego which not only looks great but also forces us to ‘Imagine”. It’s great not just because of its aesthetics but because it delivers a strong message – LEGO will put your imagination to work. However, copyranter and adland.tv have pointed out that the idea might be a rip-off of a fan-created Lego artwork that appeared earlier than this ad campaign.
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Have you ever noticed that most of the greatest ideas, whether it’s business or design, are so simple and obvious that you wonder why you haven’t thought of it before! As we mentioned in our previous article, Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, and architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe adopted the motto “Less is more”. Even after 500 years Leonardo’s words are true and this rule is still widely used in design and advertising.
Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, and even after 500 this rule is still widely used in design and advertising. It may sound a bit contradictory, but simple things often require much more brain power to create than the most complicated stuff. And it always strikes you when something completely simple is capable of conveying so much more than you expect. Without further talks, let’s take a look at 26 most creative and clever examples of minimalist advertising.