13 of the best ads from 2013

This year has been a pretty good one for advertising. Rather than big new trends coming in there has mainly been an evolution of existing ones. The traditional 30 seconds TV spot is no longer de rigueur, only 2 or… Continue Reading

Coca Cola: The Poster That turns into Wrapping Paper

Smart idea for Coca-Cola from the wonderful people at Duval Guillaume. To help make Christmas a little easier for people, they created a mall poster that was also wrapping paper. Have a look at the video below to see it… Continue Reading

Apple iPhone Christmas ad – Missunderstood

Apple and their ad agency TBWA have just released an interesting new ad with a nice twist at the end. This ad was partly shot on the new iPhone 5s.Nice ad, good twist, still not sure I really think this… Continue Reading

Google Zeitgeist: A year in review 2013

Each year Google release their year in review video, sharing what we searched for during the past year. Normally these are pretty upbeat, this year it seems pretty sombre though, am sure the world will be back to greatness next… Continue Reading

Carlton Dry: #HelloBeer

Aussie beers ads are more often than not hilarious, and Carlton ads tend to be up there. The below short compilation of short ads are from Melbourne agency Clemeger BBDO who say that to make the ads they threw four… Continue Reading

Coke Life: Parenthood

Coke Argentina has beautifully captured some of the highs and lows of early parenthood. Coke Life is a new type of Coke sold in Chile & Argentina where they are substituting sugar with Stevia, a natural plant based sweetener. The… Continue Reading

Cell C #SubmergedSundays with Goldfish

Like parties? in Cape Town for the holidays? then you will like this.As part of their new Believe campaign Cell C have teamed up with the guys from Goldfish to give away VIP tickets to the #SubmergedSundays parties at Shimmy… Continue Reading

Burger king: Pre-roll ads

Burger king recently created the below rather clever YouTube pre-roll ad. This year has seen its fair share of pre-roll ads but the below stands out as a shining example. Basically they created 64 YouTube ads specifically targeting individual videos,… Continue Reading

Pantene: Labels Against Women

It’s not everyday you see you a shampoo ad addressing gender equality in a smart way, but below is a brilliant example. Wonderful work by Pantene Philippines and ad agency BBDO Guerrero. The ad points out how identical behaviour often… Continue Reading

Doritos: Finger Cleaner

Every year Doritos hosts a competition to air the best user generated Dorito videos as an actual ad during the Super Bowl, I think we have a winner already. The below ad was directed by Australian Tom Noakes and is… Continue Reading