What would advertising be without images? “Radio infomercials!” you might be inclined to say, and you would most definitely be right. However, that still does not mean that the world of advertising would not be a much more boring place without visuals. Advertising is, in its own way, an art form. Love it or loathe it, it blends uses words and especially images to illustrate a concept. Whether or not the concept itself is a good thing is a totally different issue.Continue reading
Year after year, Valentine’s Day proves to be a highly entertaining holiday in the advertising world. It’s definitely a romantic holiday. But when you take those sweet and sentimental notions and put a creative spin on them, they become downright funny. We have compiled 15 of the all time best Valentine’s Day print ads from around the world. If these don’t spark your creative juices, they will at lease provide a few laughs!Continue reading
Monday is usually a slow day when it comes to productivity, creativity and pretty much anything that requires inspiration. So I thought I’d give you guys a hand and get things going at a faster, funnier pace. How am I going to do that, you ask? Well, I’ve put together a showcase of the 15 funniest print ads I could find. They provide great inspiration for your graphic design projects, as well as a serious laugh.Continue reading
Advertising is probably one of the most creative domains out there, with practically unlimited inspirational resources at hand. Ads themselves can constitute powerful design inspiration, so I’ve put together today a showcase of the most creative ad campaigns out there that use famous paintings as a base for promoting their product. We’re going to take a look at true advertising masterpieces that brought to life artworks of legendary names such as Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, René Magritte, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol.Continue reading
Advertising is one of the oldest art forms developed by man, brought on by the necessities of early consumerism. It dates way back to 4000 BC when the Indians used wall paintings as an equivalent to the modern-day billboards, as well as the Egyptians, ancient Greeks and Romans who used papyrus as support for sales messages.
In this note and seeing as the winter holidays are approaching, we have put together a series of vintage commercials to get you into the holiday spirit.