by Patrick Ilagan . June 29th, 2013
For this week in Creative Advertising Ideas we are featuring ads about advocacies about safe and responsible driving, animation festivals, books, a homage for artists, air shows and slacktivism.
Simple, subtle but sharp and very straight forward. This is the latest advocacy campaign of Volkswagen reminding their audience not to text and drive. The sharp print series was created by Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town, South Africa.
Ottawa International Animation Festival
Who doesn’t love a good animation? Quirky, fun and nostalgic at times right? The Ottawa International Animation Festival and McMillan, Ottawa, Canada created these awesome posters that tells the viewers to get in touch with their inner child.
If there is one company that is synonymous to classic book titles it’s Penguin Books. For their newest campaign in China, Penguin and Y&R Beijing released these series of print ads depicting the beauty of reading a book and how reading can transform one’s life.
Paying homage to the three top users of Moleskine, Picasso, Van Gogh and Hemmingway. Crafted by China’s artist Odding Wang who hand cut a series of Moleskines to show their lives. The hand cut Moleskines are then toured for display in various bookshops in Beijing.
Abu Dhabi Air
For the Abu Dhabi Air Expo they wanted to emulate the excitement of the event and put it on paper for the audience. The paper printed with planes and was cut in such a way that people can twist and turn it just like how the planes will perform in the sky.
Crisis Relief Singapore
To get more volunteers, Crisis Relief Singapore created these series of in-your-face outdoor advertisements. Using strong images, Publicis Singapore the ad agency behind it enforced the message that likes won’t help at all.
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Patrick Jude Ilagan is a graphic designer/photographer hailing from the vast jungles of urban Manila. Always on the look out for visually appealing stuff he scours the internet and the bustling city in search of inspiration. His tools for mass creation is a Canon 500D along with a wide array of lights and lenses plus a 4 year old (but still fighting) laptop. Check out his work on Tumblr.