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From Retro Action Hero Ads to 8-Bit Nostalgia Commercials

By: Tana Makmanee - Published: • References:
Connecting with viewers on an emotional level is a creative way for marketers to draw in new audiences, and these retro ad campaigns are utilizing nostalgic references from the past as a technique to visually engage viewers.

There's something about retro designs and old school references that mainstream audiences find very alluring. Whether these ads attract audiences who can relate to these references or who simply admire the way things used to be back in the day, these campaigns are serving to showcase these retro designs to a whole new generation of people. From print ads that are made to resemble vintage comic book strips to campaigns that pay tribute to old school action heroes, these retro ad campaigns will definitely capture a person's attention with its use of nostalgic references. Stats for 51 Retro Ad Campaigns Trending: Older & Warm
Traction: 6,952 clicks in 54 w
Interest: 1.6 minutes
Concept: Retro Ad Campaigns
Related: 397 examples / 305 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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