Volvo President Performs Daring Stunt For New Ad

Volvo President Performs Daring Stunt For New Ad

Picture Volvo’s president Claes Nilsson in a cute yellow construction hat, and strange whirring sounds in the background. The camera pans out and there he is, perched on a Volvo truck that has been suspended 20-meters above the water at a port in Gothenburg. If heights make you uncomfortable, Nilsson promises that “You don’t need […]

Catch a VW Golf GTI on the Bannerbahn

A creative use of a banner by Achtung! will see users clicking to try a win a Volkswagen car on September 13. “Bannerbahn,” created for the new Golf GTI, will see a real car racing on the runway of Airport Twente. Online, four popular Dutch websites were painted with the asphalt markings of the runway. […]

Google’s Android ‘KitKat’ Ad Pokes Fun At Apple

Following Google’s announcement of its latest Android 4.4 mobile operating system ‘KitKat’, Nestlé teamed up with agency JWT to create an ad that spoofs the typical Apple stylized ad. With tongue-firmly-in-cheek, the parody video features Christopher Catlin, Chief Breaks Officer of KitKat, imitating Apple’s Jony Ive and his speech, to announce the arrival of “the […]

Unilever’s Crowd-Sourced Peperami Campaign

Unilever has teamed up with crowd-sourced ideas platform Idea Bounty to generate a new TV and print campaign for its FMCG brand Peperami. In order to re-launch the Peperami brand mascot ‘the animal’, the first time the mascot will be seen on TV screens since 2012, Unilever is offering a $10,000 prize for the best […]

IKEA’s Ad Inspires You To ‘Start Something New’

Many tend to get stuck in the monotony of everyday life. To inspire you to take action to change something or do something new, Swedish furniture giant IKEA created an ad that tells of the story of an adorable old man escaping from the humdrum routine of his life. The spot, entitled ‘Start Something New’, […]

Burberry launches TV and Instagram push for new fragrance

Burberry is supporting its new men’s fragrance, Brit Rhythm, with a global music-focused ad campaign staring the These New Puritans front man George Barnett and incorporating a TV spot, as well as crowd-sourced images. The campaign runs across TV and social, and will culminate with three gigs in late October. It was made in-house under […]

Nike Knits A Giant Shoe On A Billboard In Shanghai

To promote its latest ‘Free Flyknit’ shoes in Shanghai, Nike—together with Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai—put together a live ‘knitting session’ on a giant billboard. With the help of three workers, they ‘knitted’ strips of neon green thread together on the billboard to form a Free Flyknit shoe around a foot—emphasizing the sock-like quality of the […]

Bartle Bogle Hegarty pulls Barclays spot featuring paedophile

Bartle Bogle Hegarty has been forced to withdraw and re-edit its Barclays “thank you” spot after it emerged that one of the extras in the ad was a convicted paedophile. The 90-second ad promotes Barclays sponsorship of the Premier League and features real fans supporting their teams. The Sun on September 1, reported that one […]

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