IBIS - direct marketing

Ibis and the odd direct marketing

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I couldn’t stop myself bringing this direct marketing campaign to your attention, even if I tried to forget about it and postpone it, but this is so odd and sort of funny, at the end I’ve decided to give in and share. Ibis, the famous hotel chain, in order to create awareness for one of their value added services – the Ibis business card – has created a very special offer for customers that own the card. Suspense.
KLM - awareness campaign

KLM awareness problem

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What’s KLM? Apparently last year lots of Germans [46% to be precise] weren’t able to answer this very simple question. KLM made this discovery during a survey understanding that people mostly believed they were a bank, a restaurant or a radio station. So, they decided to launch a bizarre awareness campaign focus on ambient marketing. What did they call it? “We are an airline”. :D
Angfa - direct marketing

Wash your hands... and your book

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Angfa, a Japanese soap company, has had an admirable and sophisticated idea. In order to communicate the importance of hygiene and in particular of washing hands to the children of Cambodia, they’ve created a very special book for them.
Visit Faroe Islands - awareness campaign

Google sheep view

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Yes, you did read the title of this post correctly. It’s about a surprisingly creative idea that Visit Faroe Islands have had in order to promote tourism in those islands, a stunning landscape but very far from the usually beaten path, so far that not even Google Street View had discovered it already.
Fearless Girl - New York

Women’s Day

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Tomorrow is Women’s Day. I’d like to live in a world where we didn’t need it. Where women have effectively the same rights and opportunities as men, the same wages for the same jobs and responsibilities. I’d like to live in a world where diversity is valued as a powerful strength in every context. I’m sure we can achieve that and, to remind you of this goal, I’m sharing this video today. Enjoy!
Stockholm Country Break - web campaign

How to “escape” from Stockholm

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There are plenty of guides, both offline and online, ready to be consulted when someone has to plan and prepare any sort of trip in a major city. But what about the surroundings? That was certainly the starting point for the team that worked on top10stockholm.com by Stockholm Country Break, the website aimed to attract Stockholm tourists to also experience the Swedish countryside.
Riga Motor Museum - brand experience

Riga Motor Museum brand experience

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In order to raise their awareness among tourists and make their presence in the city more desirable, Riga Motor Museum have planned a surprising ambient marketing campaign focused on testing the brand experience with a glimpse of heritage marketing strategy. Curious? Continue reading.
Popeyes - ambient marketing

Sauce exhibition

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Popeyes, US sauces producer and master in the art of designing different flavours, created a very unusual printer, a special machine able to print using any kind of sauces. In order to achieve a good level of awareness for their products - other than the machine - among their potential clients, the brand have thought to put in place an interesting ambient marketing campaign linking art with the flavours they produce. How does it work?
BMW - ambient marketing

DIY with a left shoe [BMW]

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From the automotive point of view, if you don’t use your left shoe to engage the manual transmission, what is it for? Considering they are offering the automatic transmission for free and the consequent uselessness of the left shoes, BMW Netherland have created an ambient marketing campaign, one that’s very interesting for industrial design and art amateurs [who are part of the aimed-target, of course].