McDonald's Ad Reveals Secret Message With Steam

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Dec 16, 2009   Updated: Jul 20 2011 • References: cossette & directdaily
Cossette Vancouver came up with a steaming bus shelter to entice bundled up Canadians to buy McDonald's coffee, an ingenious idea, especially in a cold and rainy city filled with avid java sippers.

“A steam machine was built to fit inside a transit shelter and periodic bursts revealed a message during a free coffee promotion at McDonald's,” Directdaily details.

Check out the video to see the McDonald's steaming bus shelter in action.

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Research: 9,248 clicks in 336 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Steaming Bus Shelter Ads
Related: 42 examples / 32 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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