Edeka - ambient marketing

Diversity in supermarket

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In recent years the world seems to have gone mad and many countries – including UK and Italy, unfortunately – have developed “attitudes” that are not very inclusive towards diversity, be it in terms of gender, origin or lifestyle. I was looking for a good example able to show the reason why those “attitudes” are profoundly wrong and absurd when I bumped into the powerful ambient marketing activity organised some months ago by Edeka, a German supermarket chain. Curious? Read on!
Velocity - direct marketing

St Valentine redemption programme

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What gift did you receive for St. Valentine’s? And what did you give? How romantic were those gifts? If you received or gave an unromantic present, have you heard about Velocity? Because last year the airline organised a very sarcastic and powerful direct marketing campaign aimed to redeem their unromantic customers. Discover more.
Good Morning Agency - direct marketing

Beer recruitment

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Design and advertising agencies, pay attention to Christmas gifts delivered from competitors to your staff! Last year, in fact, Good Morning, a Norwegian agency, created an insidious recruiting campaign organising a sharp and smart direct marketing action based on Christmas gifts: “The Trojan beer”.
Miami Ad School - IKEA packaging

From cardboard to fun

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How to recycle or upcycle cardboard boxes? Miami Ad School have had a fantastic idea to solve this issue. In order to give a new life to IKEA packages and give kids invaluable experiences, they have transformed the cardboard boxes that come with furniture into play kits.

Have a good pic or another holiday

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Transavia have had a very powerful idea, play with the importance of having great pictures of every holiday. Focusing on that they have created a contest and an advertising campaign with the aim to promote their flights, but also to underline that there is the possibility of having more traveling experiences to photograph, even going back to the same places, according to the brand’s low prices.
IKEA - advertising campaign

Make room for passions and friends [IKEA]

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Holidays are over, for almost everyone. In a few weeks’ time, the entire autumn routine will be in place again. I’m going to borrow one of the IKEA advertising campaigns as a memo in order not to forget to make room for passions and friends even in the busiest period of the year. This is the right thing to do, I promise! :)
McDonald's - advertising campaign

1st July is moving day in Quebec

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In Quebec the 1st of July is going to be celebrated “Moving Day”, the day dedicated to move into a new house or renovate the existing one. In fact a sort of national break to perform DIY. Last year, in order to participate in this peculiar event, McDonald’s ideated a dedicated advertising campaign with visuals recalling the occasion.
IKEA - new media

New media: the “Pax it” button [IKEA]

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IKEA have had their umpteenth idea and have individuated the umpteenth new media to use for advertising. “Pax it” is one of the latest IKEA online campaigns, the one that has transformed the shopping cart button of WeAre ecommerce on the most clicked banner of all times. Don’t you believe me, continue reading, then! :)
Benjamin Moore - advertising campaign

Obsessed with colour

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Benjamin Moore, one of the best known brands of paint in the USA, have created and launched a fascinating print advertising campaign in which colours, paints and their qualities are the protagonists even if they don’t appear. And they don’t appear at all.