LEGO ‚BRICKMENTED REALITYʻ"To create greater brand awareness and establish an emotional bond between brand and consumer, LEGO launched aintegrated social media campaign challenging peopleʻs inspiration and creativity by using one of ﬁve different LEGOfairytale ﬁgures, such as santa claus or a christmas tree. The challenge was to integrate one of those LEGO ﬁgures intoa family moment holiday picture in a very creative way. In a ﬁnal step the best pictures were shown in a video telling thefairytale based on those 5 ﬁgures people were challenged to create pictures of. !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Lze-FdE6BSo#!!
SF 50-1ERS VS. BALTIMORE BLACK BIRDS"This Super B... Ehm sorry, we mean: This Big Game teaser ad is just hilarious. Samsung is planning an ad for the BigGame featuring „the next big thing“. But thereʻs one big handicap. Seems like everything is trademarked. So Samsungproudly presents the San Francisco 50-1ers versus the Baltimore Black Birds. Awesome!!Via: http://www.adverblog.com/2013/02/03/samsungs-next-big-superbowl-thing/!Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pzfAdmAtYIY#!!
FROM COLD TO HOT"Kitchen Leo Burnett Oslo came up with a nice and creative print ad for Norwegian Airlines. Itʻs a clear insight andviszualization that doesnʻt need many words to describe. Cheap ﬂights from cold Norway to some hot, mediterraneanplaces in the world. Deﬁnitely different to all the other ads in this category in itʻs simplicity.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/norwegian_airlines_from_cold_to_hot_3!
MUST SEE MAP MADE BY FRIENDS"The Royal Dutch Airlines KLM combined social media with print, to create a map personalizing your friendsʻ tip whenvisiting a city. Input is collected via social media by inviting friends to add their tips for a speciﬁc city. The information isthen summarized and printed on a personalized city map and sent to the orderer within 3 weeks for free.!Via: http://www.adverblog.com/2013/02/13/klm-must-see-map-combines-social-media-with-print/!
BILLBOARD THAT PRODUCES DRINKING WATER"UTEC, the University of Engineering and Technology in Lima (Peru) built the ﬁrst billboard that produces drinking waterout of air. Since Lima is located next to a desert, the water supply is limited, but the atmospheric humidity is still above98%.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/university_of_engineering_and_technology_potable_water_generator!Watch on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=35yeVwigQcc#!!
INTERRUPTION"There are a few moments when nobody wants to be interrupted. But like most of the things in life- they happen once in awhile and people can´t do anything against it. Though we can make the difference from time to time. The new musicaldoorbells from Panasonic will now make a disruption more enjoyable than ever before.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/panasonic_musical_doorbells_interruptions_bath !
THAT KIND OF RICH"What would you do if you win the New York lottery? Most of the answers will probably be: buy a mansion, luxuryholidays, expensive jewellery and so on. But this ad shows an alternative. The ordinary guy in this spot is really popularand likeable because of his humour. But what about the connection between the money and the humour? Just check thisout.!Via:http://www.businessinsider.com/ad-of-the-day-win-the-lotto-and-andy-richter-will-write-your-dinner-table-conversation-2013-2 !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkUzXTapreQ&feature=player_embedded !
VIVID BEAUTY"This is one of six print ads from the French cosmetic brand SEPHORA. This campaign is the start of the newinternational tagline `Where beauty beats´. This ad has a remarkable design and the visuals powerfully support thetagline.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/sephora_where_beauty_beats_1 !
VALENTINE´S DAY"The big question about this day is: What does a man buy for his girlfriend/ wife? The regulars are ﬂowers, chocolate orjewellery. But are these really the presents which women like to get? What about a thoughtful gift? This print Valentine´sDay campagne from razor manufacturer Schick gives men a clue what they got do to really surprise their loved ones.Men, you only have to click Like on facebook to get a razor for free. Happy beardless Valentine´s Day!!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/outdoor/schick_razor_would_you_kiss_you_1 !
WEBSITE BLESSING SAINT ISIDORE OF SEVILLE"Leo Burnett Brussels launched a new website, but a problem is all the 30. 000 new viruses which are launched everyday. To solve this issue, employees from the agency went to Seville meet the Archbishop Juan José Asenjo. 2001 SaintIsodore of Sevilla was due to his encyclopedic knowledge elected as Patron Saint of the Internet. A digital patron bannerof Saint Isodore was designed and sacred on the hard disk with the blessing of Saint Isodore by the Archbishop. The LeoBurnett Website is now protected by the holy blessings of the Saint.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/leo_burnett_brussels_saint_isidore_of_seville !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DNI0U2YAKw&feature=player_embedded !
HE IS BACK"In 2012 David Beckham was on camera for H&M bodywear for the ﬁrst time. And this year couldn´t start any betterbecause the new underwear campaign with a sexy TV Spot is about to kick off. This ad which was directed by GuyRitchie begins with misfortune. Beckhamʻs dressing gown was caught in the familyʻs car door and he is left standing onthe street only wearing his shorts and undershirt. The front door was slammed by wind at the same time and he runsafter the car to get his clothes back. But bizarrely he is only losing more garments, which for the female audience isnʻtnecessarily a bad thing.!Via: http://www.businessinsider.com/david-beckhams-new-underwear-commercial-2013-2 !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=il21FZu-IUY !
THE BEST COLORS OF YOUR LIFE"On the top of the picture is a foto depicted. This is one of endless memories people have got in their lives. But what if thisisn´t a photo but rather instead a painted picture. The manufacturer of pens and other supplies Farber-Castell is welllnown for the high quality and wide range of colours which is proved in this campaign..!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/fabercastell_amusement_park !
AND THE OSCAR GOES TO ..."This year the Academy Awards will take place on February 24 for the 85th time. There were two different posters createdfor this occasion. The ﬁrst shows all the nominated movies 2013. The second poster for the Oscars (shown below) wascreated by Olly Moss in honor of all the Best Picture winner of the last 85 years. How many of the Best Picture winnerscan you recognize?!Via:http://www.businessinsider.com/can-you-name-all-85-best-picture-winners-referenced-in-this-wonderful-oscars-ad-2013-2 !
A SPECIAL REMINDER"This is the new business card from Natalie Daniels which was created by the Austrian graphic design studio BureauRabensteiner. The special feature about the card is the thermo-sensitive varnish which allowed the user to createdifferent images on the surface. A heat-sensitive business card isn´t an innovation but Natalie Daniels is working as aphoto producer in Vienna. So the design of the card reminds people of an polaroid because of the white trim and theprocess of developing photos.!Via: http://www.psfk.com/2013/02/polaroid-business-card.html !Watch it on: !
UNDERSTANDING AUTISM"People suffering from autism have got a difﬁcult and challenging daily life. The simplest activities cause them a devil oftime doing them. This campaign was released to let people who don´t understand or don´t know much about this illnessto have an open mind to this topic. Since ordinary things like answering the phone are a huge step for people withautism, the importance of the acknowledging these is highlighted. !Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/autism_forum_switzerland_answering_the_phone !
FEEL THE GAME - SHOWMOTION"Feel the game or preferably the goal. This campaign was created from the Miami Ad School Berlin for Adidas. Every fanwho visits the soccer game gets special insoles depending on which team will be supported. Each goal scored by thesupported team leads to the insoles starting to vibrate die to vibration sensors which are connected to the goals andcreates a whole a new way of experiencing a soccer match.!Via: http://www.coloribus.com/adsarchive/ambient/adidas-shoemotion-16657205/resizes/1024/ !
HEART KIDS"In Australia 1 in every 6 babies is born with a heart defect. Therefore the organisation heartkids was established andhelps children with heart diseases and their families through this time. But most of these children need an emergencyopen heart surgery so this communication directs attention to this topic to obtain more donations.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/outdoor/heartkids_open_heart !
REFRESHING"This print ad wants to portray how juicy vegetables and fruits really are. The moment you look at this ad and the vividdesign quality you really do get thirsty. This is the latest gadget from Tefal, a juice extractor, whichthis image tries toprove how much juice really exists in just one carrot and the best way to get to all this fresh and juicyness is with thisjuicer.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/tefal_carrot !
WHAT WILL REALLY HAPPEN..."When a teenage girl gets pregnant at ﬁrst it is a big shock. But what often happens is that these girls think or dreamabout a happy future with her small family and all the fabulous time and experiences. But how will the future really belike? This campaign from `BabyCanWait´shows what will most likely occur in real life. Hopfully this print ad will be able toreach out to young people.!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/print/babycanwaitcom_baby_youre_the_one !Watch it on: !
CLEANING UP THE INTERNET"But this time itʻs in real life. Everybody knows that cyber-bullying has a devastating effect on the victims. Everbody knowsthat these people can suffer serious emotional damage. Altough everybody knows about these harmful consequences,cyber bullying still exists widely on the internet. This video from StartupSeeds organisation shows how every harassmentand offensive messages hurt the victims until they can´t stand it anymore. Before these harmful words could be writtenby cyber bullies, a Chrome browser plug-in detects offensive words, and replaces them with positive ones!Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/online/startupseeds_clean_up_the_internet !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=o9xx00J9wH0 !
I AM NOT A VIRGIN"This isn´t a statement, it is in fact the name of an Eco fashion label. The problem of the label was: it couldn´t get into theNew York fashion week which meant a lot of brand awareness couldn´t be raised. Therefore the brand created a newoutdoor campaign to raise attention for their fashion label and to prove that they werenʻt virgins to the Fashion Worldanymore they projected this onto abuilding wall. !Via: http://www.adrants.com/2013/02/its-fashion-week-am-i-am-not-a-virgin.php !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZV8VIoUuoro !
ENTHUSIASTIC TEENAGERS"This ad might be about an advertising award, but the three different situations in these promotion videos happen in ourdaily lives. This video is about the situation between a dad and his daughter. She is the typical teenage girl phoning oneof her friends and gossiping about the last party. Her dad just wants to show off his award and tells her about it. Shemight not care about the award, but his clients do. !Via: http://www.ibelieveinadv.com/2013/02/the-cassies-teeneger-ex-cop/ !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zckyHnHs6r4&feature=player_embedded !
WE ARE WHERE YOU ARE"In a fast-paced world, money is always on the move. Emirates NBD, the largest banking group in the Middle East interms of assets, wanted to show their costumers: We are where you are. But how could this statement be right wheneverybody is always on the go? The solution: Their ATM´s have always got to be on the move too. This video showingthe ʻAwesome Travelling Machineʻ makes a strong case that this statement is correct.!Via: http://www.ibelieveinadv.com/2013/02/emirates-nbd-the-awesome-traveling-machine/ !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bCwvELvTnmU !
PANERA BREAD"Such a lovely spot showing the daily routine at Panera Bread. Seems like they have spent a thousand hours of work oncreating this spot. !Via: http://adsoftheworld.com/media/tv/panera_bread_company_anthem!Watch on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oDofsLTo8u4!
INTERACTIVE DIGITAL SIGHTSEEING"Not everybody has the chance to visit and explore the most impressive places in the world. Therefore Google Earthcovered more than 75 miles of the Grand Canyon by Google Street View images that can be explored online. You cantake a walk down the narrow trails or even gaze out at the Colorado River, itʻs totally up to you. Itʻs a great idea althoughthe experience and feelings of a visit in reality can never be replaced. Hopefully we will see more wonderful places toexplore online soon.!Via: http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/google-maps-explore-the-grand-canyon/!Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mpcar4L_EXY!
HARLEM SHAKE – THE ANSWER TO GANGNAM STYLE"This incredibly fast growing viral trend seems to be the answer to Gangnam style in 2013. Within one week more than12,000 Harlem Shake videos have been uploaded so far. People do the Harlem Shake in every environment, Collegeparty, ofﬁce or when hanging out with friends.!Via: http://mashable.com/2013/02/12/youtube-harlem-shake/!Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IJoKuTlvuM !
THE VEHICLE OF THE FUTURE"This is the new Lit Motors C-1. It is an electric motorcycle which is able to do so much more than any motorbike beforeand drives more like a car. One of the biggest changes is the amazing balance dynamic because this vehicle can stop infront of a trafﬁc light without tumbling over. These attributes remind people more of a car and not of a motorcycle. It isalso very environment- friendly and the perfect alternative for a car in big cities. It should be in production in 2014, solook foward to it!!Via: http://www.gettheﬁve.com/articles/the-idealist/an-electric-motorcycle-that-drives-like-a-car-lit/ !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBVztfLN3lk&feature=player_embedded !
WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THAT PACKAGE?"Nobody ever really knows if the transportation of a package delivery went well or if the package was damaged duringtransportation. Therefore this new gadget was developed to understand what occured. The DropTag is stuck to thepackage before the delivery and monitors whatʻs going on. When the packet arrives the customer is able with the help ofthe attendant app to see if the package was dropped or harmed in any way. After receiving this information the customercan decide to accept or reject the delivery. There seems to be a trend going on that people want to be in control of thethings going on in their lives and get as much information as possible. In the futher we can expect to see more productdevices envelopt that will allowed people to stay in control.!Via: http://www.psfk.com/2013/02/track-delivery-packages.html !Watch it on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1PaA_KaxKdA !
30 YEARS OF COCA COLA LIGHT"This anniversary is the reason for these three new desgins for the Diet Coke cans by Marc Jacobs. Every can representone decade (Eighties, Nineties and Noughties). Each woman wears the fashion from her decade and shows the trendsat that time. But it also illustrates the development of the feminine attitude and way of life. Simultaneously to the newdesigns Marc Jacobs is now also the new creative director of Diet Coke. So we can be sure that Coca Cola will besetting a lot more more trends in the next timeto come.!Via: http://www.businessinsider.com/marc-jacobs-diet-coke-unveiled-2013-2 !Watch it on:!
SUPER BOWL POWER OUTAGE WAS A BOOM FORSOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISING"35 was the number of the game because these were the minutes how long the power outage was. But these were alsothe number of minutes for social media advertising with an amazing success. Especially the brands Oreo cookies, Audi,Tide and Calvin Klein took this chance. The consumers were searching on the internet about information what was goingon in the stadium but because of hashtags people were redirected on these brand posts. They received more attentionon Twitter and Facebook and positive response in general than with all the expansive and overpaid TV spots.!Via: http://www.gettheﬁve.com/articles/the-marketeer/super-bowl-power-outage-was-a-boon-for-advertisers/ !
PEOPLE TAKE A BREAK"Not from their jobs but rather from Facebook. 61% of Facebook users have taken a break from the social network forseveral weeks or more now. The most people just haven´t got the time for facebook, 10% cited a lack of interest in thecontent, too much drama was the reason for 9% of users and 4% are scared about their privat data. Maybe facebookneeds a few new features to get the peopleʻs attention so that they will take time for the social network. And if not: Yourrivals never rest.!Via: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/05/tech/social-media/facebook-breaks-pew/index.html#disqus_thread !
TECHNOLOGY & VALENTINEʻS DAY"Valentine´s Day is the day for people in love all over the world. And this is also the big problem about this day, becausemost women expect a lot from their partners and when they had a unhappy V-Day 53% of them break up. To prevent thishappening men rely on the web as the infographic shows. Around February 14th the search for restaurants grew by135% on tablets, 142% on the desktop and 359% on smartphone, but also Dinner and Recipe V-Day searches hit theirpeak around this time. The creativity of presents isn´t really available because the most searched presents are Jewelry(+42%) V-Day Gifts (+27%) or ﬂowers (+18%). All in all the web can really help most men to save their V-Day andrelationship but the ﬁgures speak for themselves. So maybe think about V-Day sooner and get a really special andthoughtful gift.!Via: http://www.gettheﬁve.com/articles/the-in-crowd/infographic-can-technology-save-valentines-day/ !
WHEN SMART IS NOT SO SMART"In 1997 the word `smart phone´ ﬁrst appeared by Swedish ﬁrm Ericsson. Today most of the people own smart phonesbut the Google `chief of technology advocate´ Michael Jones and the polemical technology author Evgeny Morozovacknowledge big problems with the word smart and our society. People think they are getting smart because they all canuse the gadgets or apps and proﬁt from all the information. But nobody think about what will happen when we can´t relyon these things. All these gadgets can design out our imperfections though is this the way everything should be? `...some problems and imperfections are just the normal costs of accepting the social contract of living with other humanbeing and and ensuring that, in our recent pursuit of a perfect society, we do not shut off the door to change.´!Via: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130201-when-smart-is-not-so-smart?selectorSection=section !
PAY BY TWEET- THE NEW WAY OF PAYMENT"This month American Express and Twitter entered into a cooperation agreement. US customers could connect theircredit card with their twitter account and with the help of hashtags which they twitter are able to buy selected items. Lastyear customers could only get discount deals instead of allowing payments. The same strategy is used now because theTablet Fire HD and the new Xbox are cheaper than the original price if you buy it over twitter. Maybe this is the new andinnovative way tobuy items and perhaps other social networks will follow. Check out the video to see how such apurchase can look like.!Via: http://www.businessinsider.com/twitter-amex-launch-pay-by-tweet-service-2013-2 !http://www.stern.de/wirtschaft/geld/einkaufen-mit-hashtag-amex-experimentiert-mit-twitter-bezahlsystem-1970282.html !Watch it on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CUXQYrn8zds !
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