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Blatant Billboards

Consumers no longer react to traditional ads, need in-your-face displays

Implications - The average consumer is exposed to over 3,000 advertisements in a day. To separate their brands from this sea of advertising, ad executives are swaying away from tradition, escaping the norm through unique marketing tactics that include larger-than-life, interactive or attention-grabbing billboards.
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Megatrends
12 Featured, 87 Examples:
2,333,998 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 10 — Jun 10
Trending:
V. Hot

Featured Examples

Human Billboards
Human Billboards
Roomservice Magazine Features Real Life Transactions
Roomservice, an independent magazine from The Netherlands explores real life transactions and featured human billboards in its first issue. Graphic designer Jacco Kranenburg purchased human billboards… MORE
Naughty iPad Ads
Naughty iPad Ads
Berlin iPad Adbusters Put Up a Scandalous Billboard in Rosenthaler Platz Subway
Steve Jobs famously noted that the iPad would be free of porn, but Berlin iPad adbusters have plastered up a scandalous billboard in the Rosenthaler Platz subway station that would indicate otherwise.… MORE
Smelly Billboards
Smelly Billboards
The Steak-Scented Billboard Makes Makes Mouths Water During Rush Hour
If you love beef, then you'll love this steak-scented billboard. The billboard actually sprays beef flavoring in the air between the hours of 7 to 10am and 4 to 7pm. If you want to get a whiff of the… MORE
play_circle_filled Violent Interactive Billboards
Violent Interactive Billboards
An Augmented Reality Billboard for Raising Awareness
Seeing is believing. The most powerful way to tell a story is to put yourself into a real life scenario and this augmented reality billboard has put technology to the test. In an attempt to make audiences… MORE
Cutting Edge Billboards
Cutting Edge Billboards
Giant Razor Blade Slices Pigeons to Demonstrate Sharpness
To demonstrate the quality slicing properties of their hobby razor blades, advertiser Martor Solingen of Germany installed a razor blade-shaped billboard with sliced pigeons strewn on the ground below.… MORE
Censored Anti-Smoking Ads
Censored Anti-Smoking Ads
Russian Anti-Smoking Billboard Meets Controversy
The latest Russian anti-smoking billboard was created out of caution and consideration. Yet, some have argued that it still manages to be on the offensive side. Since smoking is a big deal, the designer… MORE
Interactive Nighttime Ads
Interactive Nighttime Ads
Adelaide United Football Club Plays With the Moon
If you’re like most of the people looking at this billboard advertising the Adelaide United Football Club in Australia, you think that the night soccer-promoting billboard is designed to interact with… MORE
In-Your-Face Projection Ads
In-Your-Face Projection Ads
'Billbored' Projection Ads Will Light Up Your Life
The Billbored projection ads are done by a group from London. They choose busy places around the city and project their opinion onto buildings. Billbored has be trotting around London projecting their… MORE
Stop Motion Billboards
Stop Motion Billboards
The Olympus Pen Camera Campaign Shows Some Big Love
One year ago Olympus made the spectacular 'Giant Pen' campaign to celebrate their 50th anniversary where they used 60,000 pictures to make a stop motion movie. Now they have come out with a new spectacular… MORE
play_circle_filled Bubbling Billboards
Bubbling Billboards
Chang Soda Water Debuts a Fizzy Billboard Packed With Pop
The fizz wars have started ballooning in Bangkok, popping the first shots up in the air with a hard to miss Fizzy Billboard by Chang Soda Water. Seeking new ways to create an impact in today’s sea of… MORE
Minivertising
Minivertising
East Coast Trains Has Miniature Prices and Marketing Tactics
East Coast Trains is trying to let consumers know that their fare from London to Edinburgh is very economical. Their campaign drives home its point by creating miniature billboards to promote their miniature… MORE
Bejeweled Billboards
Bejeweled Billboards
The 'Treasure!' Exhibition Advertises with Real Gold and Diamond Signage
Vancouver's Science World is putting on the 'Treasure!' exhibition, and to advertise it, the center has created these gold and diamond billboards. The diamond billboard has 9,000 dazzling glass diamonds… MORE

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