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Another collection of really clever advertising or creative work from around the web.




Consumer confidence at all-time lows.


From the Barcelona Metro.

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Time for another round-up of assorted communications that I found charming, clever, or otherwise noteworthy. (more…)

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Troy Library Book Burning Party

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While the concept is perhaps a bit salacious, this is a great story of a library taking control of the conversation. Genius work.

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Applebee’s Reaches Out to Hipsters, Ironically

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This funny bit from The Onion shouldn’t be taken seriously, obviously.

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Time for another roundup of miscellaneous bits of interesting advertising.

April 1: Fool’s Day. Folha. Nothing but the truth.

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DollarShaveClub.com – Shave Time, Shave Money

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This video for DollarShaveClub.com may not redefine the category’s communications (thanks to Old Spice), and it was clearly designed to go “viral”, but it is absolutely pitch-perfect. Kudos to the production team at Paulilu, I’m jealous.

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Brand Impressions from a Five Year Old

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I’m a couple of years away from being able to use my daughter as a focus group on my work. I wonder how her thoughts would shape my work, and I wonder how my work would shape her thoughts. Video by Ladd-design.com.

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What a great hack. I love how small things like this can really influence consumer behaviour.

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An Unfortunate Transit Ad

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I’m 95% sure this is fake – the ad size seems too narrow, the ad seems conveniently generic, and poster mounts appear to be missing – but the 11 year old in me desperately wants to see this in real life.

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