Oct 30, 2018

12 Creative and Clever Outdoor Advertisements.

We come across numerous advertising campaigns; these can be online advertising, newspaper advertisements, television commercials, outdoor advertisements and lot more. But there are only few of those advertisements that really leave a lasting impression. And we have sorted out the best outdoor advertisements to make your day.

EasyJet's Reflected Billboard: This clever billboard was installed on 'Place de la Bourse' and a simple glance wont make any sense but you need to look at the water mirror to get the message.

EasyJet's Reflected Billboard

Widow Jane's Brooklyn Bridge Advertisement: The idea behind the advertisement was quite simple; to let the world know that Widow Jane's beverages are crafted with pure mineral water from the same limestone found in the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale, NY. It's the very same limestone that is part of the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Grand Central Station and more. And Brooklyn Bridge was a perfect choice to present a powerful and fascinating story to the world.

Widow Jane's Brooklyn Bridge Advertisement

Rogue One: A Starwars Story - Gatwick Airport Terminal Takeover: This creative advertising campaign was to promote the launch of Rogue One: A Starwars Story.

Rogue One: A Starwars Story - Gatwick Airport Terminal Takeover

McDonald's Weather Reactive Outdoor Advertisement: A clever advertising campaign by McDonald to take part in Britain's favorite topic of conversation. The digital billboard used the MET Office real-time data that displayed the April's unpredictable weather conditions. While an unwrapped burger represents the sun, an upturned box of fries signified showers and there were eight more different icons to show how volatile April weather can be.

McDonald's Weather Reactive Outdoor Advertisement

Play-Doh Airplane Advertisement: It's a part of "Open a jar of imagination" Play-Doh campaign, and this clever billboard was created to remind to the whole world the importance of encouraging kid's imagination. And the best part is the billboard was made of 100 percent imagination.

Play-Doh Airplane Advertisement

Kit Kat Auto off Billboard: J. Walter Thompson London came up with this digital billboard that had a simple circuit with a Kit Kat finger as the switch. It was created to persuade people to take a break from electricity. When it was 8.30 pm on Saturday March 24, the Kit Kat finger in the special build unit snapped, breaking the circuit and turning off the electricity to the billboard and interestingly millions around the globe joined together to switch off their electricity for 60 minutes.

Kit Kat Auto off Billboard

Audi LOOOOL Billboard: BMW came up with a billboard right in front of Audi's showroom that read: "It's never too late to change your mind." To which Audi as a response came up with a billboard that read: "LOOOOL, you never change a winning brand." And interestingly the LOOOOL showed in Audi's banner is created using its rings in the logo.


Audi LOOOOL Billboard

The Chess Shop - Your Move Advertisement: A clever advertisement that guides people from the location of the poster to The Chess Shop on Baker Street, London.

The Chess Shop - Your Move Advertisement

McDonald's Time For A Classic Billboard: McDonald came up with these digital boards to counter the decline in lunchtime visits. These digital boards updated daily to block off lunch on the exact day they were seen, reminding people to make time for a McDonald's Classic.

McDonald's Time For A Classic Billboard

Mazda - The Head Turning Billboard: To promote Mazda MX-5 RF this smart billboard was created. It featured facial recognition, algorithms and more; what was innovative about it was that when a person turned their head towards the billboard, it counted them. It was a perfect setup to get the message to the world - 'The Mazda MX-5 RF is a real head turner.'

Mazda - The Head Turning Billboard

Peugeot Mosaic Billboard: The Peugeot came up with this mosaic billboard for their Peugeot Expert to display their true connection with craftsmen.

Peugeot Mosaic Billboard

Bus Tank Advertisement:

Bus Tank Advertisement

Other Posts:
15 Creative Ambient Advertisements.
20 Clever and Creative MINI Cooper Advertisements.
15 Clever and Creative Detergent Advertisements.
15 Cool Advertisements Using Oversized Objects - Part 3.
15 Clever and Cool Billboard Advertisements - Part 2.

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Oct 29, 2018

Best Street Art.

Tom Bob has a whimsical touch to bring everyday inanimate objects to life and make them a center of attraction. For this American street artist it doesn't matter if it's poles or electric meters or drain covers, for him all these are part of a blank canvas that needs to be turned into an urban landscape. And once he has completed his artwork, you wouldn't believe that these are those unnoticed objects that you come across everyday and never give a second glance but now have their own identity.
Tom is awesome when it comes to his street art but he is good with words too. On his Facebook page he says "American artist Tom Bob is running loose in the streets of New York, and let's hope nobody catches him."
Awesome ;)
Here are links to his: Facebook and Instagram for more awesome street art.

(Image via: Street Art Tom Bob New York and tombobnyc).












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Oct 25, 2018

20 Most Beautiful Stairs Around the World.

These stairs can be in unassuming places or as a part of a beautification project, but one thing for sure, these have turned into eye candies. Few of these have been painted, while few have tiles and some even have ever-changing design (sort of) - growing plants. While you are too close to these stairs or while you climb them you won't be able to appreciate the efforts of the various artists that went into making them master pieces. If you want to get the complete picture of what the artists want to convey you, you need to stand at a certain vantage point and then view these masterpieces.

Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy

Staircase
(Image via: adme).

San Francisco, California

Staircase
(Image via: mymodernmet).

Staircase
(Image via: mymodernmet and typennington).

Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy

Staircase
(Image via: photovide).

Seoul, South Korea

Staircase
(Image via: adme).

Ottawa, Canada

Staircase
(Image via: ranker).

Belgium

Staircase
(Image via: moonbeamsandmayhem).

Knitting Graffiti in Valdivia, Chile

Staircase
(Image via: streetartutopia).

Sicily, Italy

Staircase
(Image via: modernism).

Beirut

Staircase
(Image via: mymodernmet).

San Francisco, California

Staircase
(Image via: streetartutopia).

Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy

Staircase
(Image via: adme).

United Kingdom, London

Staircase
(Image via: adme).

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Staircase
(Image via: kevinandamanda).

Caltagirone, Sicily

Staircase
(Image via: ranker).

Rakoczi Stairs, Targu Mures, Romania

Staircase
(Image via: thevandallist).

Staircase
(Image via: leenks).

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(Image via: cuded).

Staircase
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Staircase
(Image via: Paint Up). Photo by: Nadim Kamel.


Staircase
(Image via: Paint Up).

Other Posts:
11 Coolest Stair Stickers For Your Home.
15 Creative and Clever Under Stair Storage Designs.
15 Unique Staircases and Unusual Staircase Designs - Part 4.
15 Awesome Staircases and Amazing Staircase Designs - Part 3.
15 Creative and Modern Staircase Designs - Part 2.

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Oct 24, 2018

Awesome Drain Artwork.

Few decades back we were told to take care of our natural resources and yet we took everything for granted. Those were the times when we were asked, if we don't care of these nature's gifts then what will our kids and grandkids inherit from us? But that time has passed off and now we are seeing the outcomes of choices we made.
Did you know that plastics have been found in stomachs of deepest sea creatures? Synthetic fibers probably that originated from plastic bottles, packaging and synthetic clothes have been found nearly 11km deep reaching the most remote places on the planet.
And there is something more to surprise you further: as per another study tiny particles of plastic were found in sea salt and it's a global phenomena. And these tiny particles of plastic will find their way into our food through the salt in our diets.
And here is the final surprise for you: as per the latest study the inevitable has happened, microplastics have been found in humans too.
Now we got these microplastics in seafood, drinking water, sea salt and finally us too. Perhaps its right time to act now. But why all these studies and data in an "Awesome Drain Artwork" post? Well, there is a very strong reason for this: wastewater goes to a treatment plant before let out into the ocean or lakes but stormwater flows directly to our lakes, ponds and rivers. These stormdrains are the mouth of our streams, lakes and rivers. And this decorative drain art is an attempt to educate everyone and let them know that stormwater flows directly to our streams, lakes and rivers and they should be conscious of what they put there as it can enter those waterways. We are responsible for protecting our valuable natural assets.

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: johnsonbixby).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: abcartattack).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: nwaupstreamart).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: abcartattack).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: nwaupstreamart).

Drain Artwork
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Drain Artwork
(Image credit: joshann).

Drain Artwork
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Drain Artwork
(Image credit: mills50).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: mills50).

Drain Artwork
(Image credit: mills50).

Other Posts:
Japanese Sewers Photo Gallery.
Manholes of Japan.
The Largest Drain Hole In The World.
Creative and Clever Uses of Manhole In Advertisements.

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