Just announced at the Geneva Auto show, Mini has a new concept car out. It features some really clever details like a tailgate that will hold your snowboard and double folding doors that help in tight spaces. But, the main reason you’ll find this featured here is the amazing video Post Panic put together to promote the car. The mixed media film combines live action with 2d/3d animation, motion graphics, stock footage and visual effects for a really clever spin around the Mini design office. Whatever your opinion about the new Mini’s styling, the advertising is tops! [Read more...]
We think this inspiring advertisment from Mercedes hits all the right points. The clip, set to moving music and featuring great vintage film footage, quotes noteworthy historical figures, all of which made doubtful remarks about now commonplace technology.
Don’t you just love stock photo ads?! Does it warm your heart when advertising fools you into thinking it’s real information? No? Well, the new website Things Real People Don’t Say About Advertising is just the sarcasm we need to sooth our ad weary eyes. This sampling of user submitted phrases from the site will definitely get you in the mood to click some banners ads.
In the late 80′s, nothing said pizza like Domino’s Pizza and The Noid. This loony claymation troublemaker hated hot, tasty pizza enough that he spent all his time trying to destroy it using lasers, pogostick crushers and pie freezing guns. Domino’s put up stiff competition with their 30-minutes guarantee and cozy warm pizza carriers. So what made the Noid hate pizza so much? Maybe he just liked being healthy.
The nasty Noid sends some weather the way of a Domino’s delivery man.
You wouldn’t often think of technology as being controversial, but in their effort to promote products, big tech corporations have sometimes pushed the limits of comfort just a bit far. Here we bring you tech ads that had their plugs pulled from giants such as Microsoft, HP and Apple.
Microsoft: Nothing like setting the bar low with an Internet Explorer 8 video that features puking and vomiting and barfing and…
With a flash, the BMW company has come up with a novel new advertising technique that literally burns their logo into the viewers’ eyes. Locating a flash unit behind a movie projection screen, their logo is brightly flashed onto the screen near the end of this motorcycle ad. Viewers only experience a quick unidentifiable flash, but when the ad finishes and viewers are instructed to close there eyes, the logo appears in their vision… and slowly fades away.
Using the same effect as briefly looking at the sun or a camera flash, the way the effect works is simple. The way it effects the unsuspecting audience, however, really leaves a mark. [Read more...]
Looking like giant nests or bee hives made out of lathe, the new interior of the Hermès boutique in Paris looks warm and inviting. Envisioned by the design house Rena Dumas Architecture Intèrieure, three large organic structures rise from the floor creating implied rooms to house Hermès products. Two other tube-like shapes welcome visitors into the space as they decend the staircase into the old re-purposed pool of the Hotel Lutetia.
See the video at the bottom of this page for an opening day walk through with designer Hubert de Malherbe.
Using high intensity projectors for paint and handheld laser pointers as brushes, artists create temporal, multi-story nighttime murals in an ad campaign for Green Tomato Cars. [Read more...]
They don’t make them like they used to… this sampling of vintage skateboard ads from the 70s and 80s takes us back to days when decks were flat, wheels were big and shorts were short. Coming from vintage skate magazines, this sampling will sure put you in the mood to go bomb a hill or drop in a pool. [Read more...]