"QUANTUM SHOT" #302
Commercial Weirdness Showcase
Pure commercialism aside, there are some visual and conceptual masterpieces out there; this next installment in our highly popular series covers print, urban, and viral advertisements, chosen for originality and lasting impression.
(images credit: Gigazine, Japan)
This could be a good addition to our page about dedicated photographers:
Chupa-Chups good visual:
Another effective use of sea-creatures:
Check your sight! -
Send a letter!
Deliver pizza anywhere...
For less irritable babies:
The "Sad Demise of a Skier" Ad:
As usual, PS2 ads were probably the weirdest:
You almost feel like that in the morning, sometimes... -
The Perfect Man has arrived:
(image credit: Vincent Dixon)
This "human parts" theme seems to be popular:
(both images are creations of Gregor Collienne)
(images credit: Gregor Collienne)
Some seriously skewed interior design:
it could get worse:
(image credit: Gregor Collienne)
Don't spend your life at work:
This is definitely not sanctioned by Nike:
Lee Jeans Australia:
(image credit: Gregor Collienne)
"If you don't preserve nature by installing solar panels, who will?"
Here is a fragment of that ad, click to see full version:
Same little guys star in this ad for the "World's Oldest Zoo":
Here is a puzzling one:
Headphones Engineered to Inspire:
Good Vehicle Ads
New Audi makes everything else go pale:
Poor bathroom plant... Great ad for "Land Rover":
New way to make roads:
(image credit: Frank Uyttenhove)
Urban & Viral Advertising
Need ideas to sizzle up your love life? Read FHM:
Promotion for "Spiderman" movie:
Schizophrenia can be treated. Seek help! -
Billboards & Highway Ads
Really boring ad:
Here are some obviously fake, but still funny billboards:
(image credit: Worth1000)
(images credit: Dribbleglass)
Food & Drink
This is simply genius:
Eat more fish (poster from 1910)
and then, "Root out disgusting fungi" -
Dreaming of a Mediterranean cruise?
So after all this commercial visual bliss, let us finish with a few anti-advertisement pictures:
Starbucks in Pakistan?
Never eat Doritos again!
(do not worry, these are not bugs, just strange sea creatures)
Sources: Ads of the World, Adme.Ru, Knuttz, Advertka, Exler, Kuteev, Pantherhouse
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