When Advertisements Come Alive

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Though we are constantly being bombarded with advertisements, very few are truely memorable. There are however some advertisers, who manage to come up with innovative ways to showcase their products and stand out. Below are a few that you are unlikely to forget for a long time.

While this ad, placed in Columbus, Ohio may look like an advertisement for Coop Paints at first glance, it is actually an ad for Nationwide Insurance. While the advertiser's brand didn't come across very effectively, it is a pretty cool ad, and yes that is actual paint dripping down and pouring onto the two standing cars.

Dunkin Donuts is so well known for its quirky ads, that some of them have even been featured in movies. In the one above dubbed 'Dunkin Donut - Once you taste it you can't stop', the passenger is obviously obsessing about the company's yummy product - Bet you, every time you enter a bus, you will recall this scene.

This great advertisement by a German job recruiting firm features real people trapped inside the machines, performing mundane, boring jobs. The whole idea was to encourage people to re-think their jobs, especially if they hate them - And if this doesn't convince them, we have no idea what will.

Can you think of a better way to demonstrate what the key ingredient of your product is - We can't! What an awesome advertisement by Heinz.

Taking advantage of the fact that the streets of Bangkok, resemble an untidy tangle of hair, Procter and Gamble, a company that manufactures hair products among other things, decided to use it to their advantage and create an ad for Rejoice, their new line of hair conditioners.

Created for famous knife makers J.A. Henckels, this advertisement is sure to raise every eyeball that passes under and maybe even drive some cars off the road! We are not sure we would want to be driving under the 100+ lbs knife, especially given the reputation of these products!

if you have come across any advertisements that you loved (or hated), be sure to let us know, by adding your comments below.

Sources:dailymail.co.uk,smashingapps.com

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38 Comments
  • kittylover111
    Woah!
    • WALL-Eover 6 years
      that knife will cut a car open
      • Someonealmost 7 years
        Alright. There's a giant knife whenever you drive past but no big deal....
        • wonderalmost 7 years
          thats something else
          • bibliophile
            bibliophilealmost 7 years
            The advertisements are really cool!!! :-D
            • nikukyu
              nikukyuabout 7 years
              They are all so creative and awesome:) love all of 'emM
              • fobrules23
                fobrules23about 7 years
                not my thing but its ok
                • peacheslarue
                  peacheslarueabout 7 years
                  Wow dats supercool
                  • MH3704over 7 years
                    Everything is Advertising!
                    • Meover 7 years
                      Creativity at its finest!