McDonald's - advertising campaign

Things difficult to share [McDonald’s]

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In order to launch their new “Chicken selects” product, McDonald’s have thought to create an advertising campaign focused on the fact that its goodness is so irresistible to make anyone selfish. This concept has been transformed in a sympathetic commercial, watch the video to discover more.
Squarespace - advertising campaign

The importance of your domain name

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Choosing the right name for your business is fundamental, and just as important as that is to be able to buy the correct and related domain name in order to build up a personalised space online for presenting and spreading it. The fact is that sometimes the domain isn’t available anymore. Squarespace reminds you to “Get your domain before it’s gone” with their ironic, sharp and amazing commercial.
Reliant - branded content

Toast storytelling

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How can you make toast and toasters interesting? Is it even possible? Apparently it is. Reliant, a brand specialised in the production of white goods, have created an unbelievably catching serial advertising campaign transforming the toaster, one of their products, into the main character of an engaging narrative.
Canon - brand experience

Professional printers... in concert

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Canon have had an astonishing idea to demonstrate to their potential customers how strongly they can rely on the performance of one of their products, the Canon Image Class. They’ve organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign based on experiential branding that links creatively printing and playing music. Can you believe it? Read more to discover some details.
Barkod - advertising campaign

Against DIY

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This and the months that are to come are supposed to be the perfect time of year for the ones that love DIY. [...] All this DIY desire, however, often brings a certain amount of troubles: Barkod İç Mimarlık have created an advertising campaign to discourage this trend in favour of a more cautious change management.
Nescafé - ambient marketing

Coffee & Friendship

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With the aim of linking the online and the offline world, other than promoting their products, Nescafé have organised an appealing ambient marketing campaign for their Croatian potential target. The focus of the campaign has been to highlight two of the values composing the deep meaning of coffee: friendship and sharing.
IKEA - advertising campaign

Sleeping like a baby

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As the proverb affirms “In April sleep is sweet”. The spring has just begun to warm the air, nature is a triumph of flowers and greenery, we feel more relaxed and... tired, as if we could sleep forever under the blankets. IKEA, as usual, is trying to help us by providing – according to their commercial – furniture so comfortable we will feel re-born each morning.
State Farm - branded content

How to make finance entertaining

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State Farm, a group of insurance and financial services companies in the United States, have created a miracle: they’ve managed to turn advice and tricks related to finance and daily budget management into something that appears to be entertaining and fun. How could this be possible? Read the post to know more.
Duraflame - advertising campaign

Being an adult

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Considering that – as I revealed on my latest post – the 26th of March was my birthday, I’ve been thinking a lot about philosophical questions and “the sense of life” when I discovered the advertising campaign created by Duraflame to define and celebrate adulthood underlining that “Adulting is hard”.
Hop! Air France - advertising campaign

Run to mum on Mother’s Day

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In UK, the 26th of March – as well as being my birthday 😉 – will be Mother’s Day, so when I came across the commercial created a few months ago by Hop! Air France I thought it would be perfect to celebrate all the mums and spread a message of love with a touch of sharp irony. Hop! Air France, in fact, seems to have launched an advertising campaign with the aim to persuade daughters and sons to “Run to mum”.
Reebok - ambient marketing

Fitness everywhere

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Unfortunately, I have bad news: spring is “round the corner”, it’s coming in a very few days. But don’t worry too much, the good news is that, to get fit again, you can avoid buying a gym membership and practise fitness anywhere. An example of this is presented in one of Reebok’s ambient marketing campaigns.
IKEA - web campaign

IKEA retail therapy

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Inspired by people, as usual, IKEA have developed a powerful and hugely creative web campaign. Starting from some of the most asked questions and search queries on Google, the brand have started to answer in their own way: with cleverness, a bit of irony, the deep knowledge of technology and... products. Are you curious? Read more!
The Waste Factory - packaging

Food printing

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The less enchanting and exciting type of recycling is – at least apparently – the reuse of food waste. Nevertheless, The Waste Factory has succeeded – thanks to their products and packaging – in giving a new life to food waste in ways that are tasty on one hand and appealing on the other.
Infra Suisse - advertising campaign

Building a better society, together

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Infra Suisse, an organisation which brings together companies active in the field of infrastructure construction, in order to communicate their role in the industry and their commitment to building a society with high standards of living, has decided to use an interesting advertising campaign.
Lurpak - advertising campaign

Cooking a rainbow [Lurpak]

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Have you ever tried to cook a rainbow? Lurpak shows you how it’s possible to do so using one of their old commercials. The brand, in fact, when it launched the lightest version of its spreadable butter, have created a joyful advertising campaign focused on the use of the new product on a “rainbow” of vegetables.
Miami Ad School - McDonald's proposal

You don’t eat it, they don’t waste it [Miami AD School]

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How many times have you ordered something in a restaurant requesting it be served without one or more of the ingredients? Lots, I guess. Miami Ad School have had the idea to transform this common practice in “Take it off!”, a value added service in which they hope to involve McDonald’s.
IKEA - ambient marketing

Kitchen testing vs. Dining out [IKEA]

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The period of economic crisis has lowered the purchasing power of lots of people forcing them to decrease their less functional spending choices, such as dining out. To help them and to give them a nice alternative to the restaurant or café without quitting their dine-out experience, IKEA have organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign named “Instead of café”.
Jeep - direct marketing

Jeep and their “climbing” target

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A very sharp – even if a bit old – direct marketing campaign has been organised by Jeep for their Russian market. With the aim to engage new potential customers and persuade them to participate in a test drive, Jeep have created a useful gadget for their adventurous prospects: a jeep-shaped carabiner.
Designmantic - infographic

10 logo “must have”

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Sometimes – too often, actually – I come across a very badly designed trademark or logo. So, when I saw the infographic I’m going to share in this post, I couldn’t help but like it. Here you can find the 10 rules you should follow – or, better, you should assure your graphic design follows – when creating a logo or a trademark.
Jobsintown.de - advertising campaign.

If you feel you have the wrong job [jobsintown.de]

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Today, just a few days into the new year, I’d like to share with you a very old, but always current, advertising campaign by Jobsintown.de [a German website agency specialising in job search] that reminds everyone of the importance of not getting stuck with a job one doesn’t like or that doesn’t provide proper working conditions.
Barter Book - branded content

“Keep calm and carry on” story

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I love the sentence “Keep calm and carry on” and I enjoy almost all the variations that companies and people have created and shared making it iconic and very, very popular. So, I was positively surprised when, surfing the Net, I discovered the real story of this powerful mantra. The story is told in a quite old but still beautiful advertising campaign by Barters Book focused on heritage marketing.