The advertising of an era really helps to show the feelings and moods of a particular time in history. These range from the heart-warming Mean Joe Green Coca-Cola ads, which show the importance of unselfish sharing, to the captivating and often provocative billboard and magazine campaigns of Benetton.
If the ad agency has done their job right, you will either love the ad or hate it, but you’ll notice it nevertheless. Bottom line: A great ad campaign is one that you simply can’t ignore, be it for fashion, politics or even human and animal rights. Check out this cluster of advertising campaigns and PSAs that help titillate, provoke emotion and inundate consumers and activists from all walks of life with ideas and images that you just can’t pass by without a second look (or two, or three).
243 Ad Campaigns and PSAs That Really Get Your Attention
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