From Edible Billboards to Car-Driven Cartoons

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Nov 25, 2010
This selection of surprising mixed-media advertisements compiles unconventional campaigns aimed at selling a wide variety of products through the use of radically different methods. Each of these billboards, prints, commercials and publicity stunts take an atypical and often indirect approach to targeting their audience. Quite often, this has proven very effective.

Whether they include nude models showering in a city square, or Volkswagens growing grass, these mixed-media advertisements take a break from boring promotions and aim for more captivating campaigns. Stats for 50 Mixed-Media Advertisements Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 29,540 clicks in 286 w
Interest: 7.5 minutes
Concept: Mixed Media Advertisements
Related: 326 examples / 251 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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