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.
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The College for Creative Studies together with an advertising firm Team Detroit came up with an ingenious ad concept to attract students to their art courses. Instead of bragging how good the college is, they decided to use reverse psychology. The ads supposedly discloses harmful and addictive side effects of art, and is also mocking popular anti-drug campaign from the 1980′s and 90′s, put together by the Public Service Announcements.
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.
Although advertising is often seen as the biggest evil of all, it probably involves more creativity than any other job. Enjoy this collection of 31 cool and creative ads from McDonald’s. They know what they’re doing and I’m loving it!