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60 Abstract Advertising Examples

From Expressionist Beverage Branding to Elegant Artist Catalogs

— December 11, 2014 — Art & Design
These different examples of abstract advertising demonstrate how art can be used to spark imagination in a variety of different marketing methods. Whether you are looking for artistic packaging or inspirational lookbooks, abstract aspects are present.

Abstract advertising is, however, most often seen in print campaigns. From Coca-Cola's FIFA World Cup screaming soda ads to Green Cup Coffee's print ad campaign, creative agencies are bringing back an old artistic expression. Catalogs and fashion photography reflect this idea as well, which is seen in artfully ethnic attire, artistic bridal lookbooks, modernist knitwear advertorials and youthfully eccentric catalogs. Packaging is also a popular place for abstract elements, for example mustachioed soap pump packaging, Scandinavian skin care branding and abstractly patterned pigment cans.
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Artfully Abstract Noodle Ads
Artfully Abstract Noodle Ads
The 'Earth Food Creation' Instant Noodle Ad is Graphically Abstract
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59
Architectural Sunglasses Ads
Architectural Sunglasses Ads
The Linda Farrow SS14 Men's Campaign is Quirkily Luxurious
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58
Stomped-Out Bug Ads
Stomped-Out Bug Ads
The Vapona Stop Trying Campaign is Abstract and Artistic
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57
Stadium Quality Headphone Ads
Stadium Quality Headphone Ads
These Pioneer Headphones Ads Visualize the Listening Experience
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56
Collaged Fruit Packaging
Collaged Fruit Packaging
Jarmates by '2Yolk' is a Collection of Bright Colors
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55
Mustachioed Soap Pump Packaging
Mustachioed Soap Pump Packaging
Method's Soap for Hope Supports Cancer-Fighting in Movember
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54
Minimalist Tomato Packaging
Minimalist Tomato Packaging
Raffaele Vitale Receives a Refreshing Update
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53
Abstract Traffic Ads
Abstract Traffic Ads
The Zoobiker Campaign Encourages People to Ride Bikes Not Drive Cars
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52
Abstract Sunglasses Ads
Abstract Sunglasses Ads
Maui Jim's Ad for Sunglasses Show Nature Vividly
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51
Abstractly Patterned Pigment Cans
Abstractly Patterned Pigment Cans
Aleksander Nielsen Paint Packaging Exhibits Artistic Variety
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50
Precise Slicing Knife Ads
Precise Slicing Knife Ads
These Henckels Knife Ads Cleverly Show Off Their Sharpness
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49
Grabby Cancer Ads
Grabby Cancer Ads
These Breast Cancer Ads Disguise Themselves as Social Media Logos
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48
Enhanced Sensory Photo Shoots
Enhanced Sensory Photo Shoots
The Marc By Marc Jacobs 2013 Campaign By Juergen Teller is Optical
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47
Arboreal Animal Ads
Arboreal Animal Ads
WWF's Campaign to Save the Trees Features Animals Disguised as Plant Life
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46
Abstract Water Packging
Abstract Water Packging
Salvere by Serap Bymgl Resembles Abstract Artwork
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45
Femininely Kooky Fashion
Femininely Kooky Fashion
The American Apparel x Nathalie Du Pasquier Collab is Fun and Quirky
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44
Elegant Artist Catalogs
Elegant Artist Catalogs
The Marni Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is Effortlessly Elegant
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43
Quirky Abstract Lookbooks
Quirky Abstract Lookbooks
The Soulland SS14 Catalog Displays the Fashion in an Artistic Way
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42
Expressionist Vino Branding
Expressionist Vino Branding
This Wine Packaging Concept Design is Urban and Creative
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41
Pixelated Skincare Packaging
Pixelated Skincare Packaging
'The Basics' Takes Inspiration from the Space Invader Video Game
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40
Minimalist Abstract Logos
Minimalist Abstract Logos
Studio Philippe Apeloig Creates the Identity for the Louvre Abu Dhabi
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39
Abstract Composition Accessories
Abstract Composition Accessories
These Malus Arbide Scarf Designs Rival Modern Art Masterpieces
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38
Expressionist Beverage Branding
Expressionist Beverage Branding
Vinas de Narvaez Wine packaging Appeals to Artistic Types
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37
Abstract Screaming Soda Ads
Abstract Screaming Soda Ads
These Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Ads Subtly Scream for Goals Scored
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36
Modernist Knitwear Advertorials
Modernist Knitwear Advertorials
The Missoni Fall/Winter 2014 Campaign is Artfully Themed
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35
Fast Food Art Galleries
Fast Food Art Galleries
Burger King Partners with Damien Hirst on 'Flame Grilled Painting'
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34
Scrapbook-Inspired Scarf Catalogs
Scrapbook-Inspired Scarf Catalogs
The Andeol Trulli Madly Lookbook Explores Vivid Hues and Pattern
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33
Masquerade Inspired Accessories
Masquerade Inspired Accessories
These Larissa Hadjio Handbag Designs Mimic African Artworks
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32
Perceptive Alcohol Branding
Perceptive Alcohol Branding
This Viejo Indecente Packaging Embodies a Mysterious Aesthetic
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31
Artistic Bridal Lookbooks
Artistic Bridal Lookbooks
The J.Crew Wedding Style Guide for August is Soft and Feminine
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30
Physical Transformation Ads
Physical Transformation Ads
The Zin Pilates 25DK Campaign Shows that Results Can be Drastic
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29
Eccentric Culinary Venue Branding
Eccentric Culinary Venue Branding
The Eclectic Branding Used for Ocio is a Kooky Culinary Trip
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28
Doodled Lettering Labels
Doodled Lettering Labels
Cocktail Sodas Packaging Features Fun Hand-Scrawled Typefaces
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27
Abstract Logo Mash-Ups
Abstract Logo Mash-Ups
These Jorge Oswaldo Designs Reconstruct Famous Brand Logos
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26
Prim Pattern-Blocked Catalogs
Prim Pattern-Blocked Catalogs
The Lela Rose Pre-Fall 2013 Lookbook is Texture-Enriched
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25
Watercolor Animal Ads
Watercolor Animal Ads
The WWF 'No water, No life' Campaign is Artistically Abstract
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24
Palm Tree Patterned Catalogs
Palm Tree Patterned Catalogs
The Raphael Hauber Spring/Summer 2013 Catalog Stars Bastian Thiery
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23
Abstract Shampoo Packaging
Abstract Shampoo Packaging
Aroma by 2Yolk Uses Surreal Shapes
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22
Punchy Shampoo Branding
Punchy Shampoo Branding
Hairshop J-Line Packaging Has a Visual Volume to Complement its Contents
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21
Colorful Art Attack Lookbooks
Colorful Art Attack Lookbooks
The PARAISO Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Clad with Abstract Art
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20
Dynamically-Posed Fashion Ads
Dynamically-Posed Fashion Ads
The Celine Spring 2014 Ad Campaign Appears Makeup-Free
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19
Artful Building Block Ads
Artful Building Block Ads
The 'Masters' Lego Ad Series Represents the Works of Art You Can Build
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18
Ancient Egyptian-Themed Branding
Ancient Egyptian-Themed Branding
This Saudi Chain's Burger Packaging Uses Lime Green Hieroglyphics
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17
Shapely Numeric Bottles
Shapely Numeric Bottles
These Proactiv Solution Bottles Are Beautifully Numbered
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16
Manipulated Ad Art
Manipulated Ad Art
Shin Il Kim Encourages New Perceptions by Reinterpreting Television Commercials
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15
Youthfully Eccentric Catalogs
Youthfully Eccentric Catalogs
The Plùs Que Mà Vìe Spring/Summer 2015 Lookbook is Hipster-Approved
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14
Futuristic Abstract Campaigns
Futuristic Abstract Campaigns
The Latest Missoni Campaign Inspects Geometric Forms
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13
Summery Urban Fashion Ads
Summery Urban Fashion Ads
The River Island Spring 2014 Campaign Stars Sara Sampaio and Cora Keegan
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12
Abstract Coffee Prints Ads
Abstract Coffee Prints Ads
The Coffee Print Ad from Leo Burnett Showcases How Art Should Be Used
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11
Artfully Ethnic Attire
Artfully Ethnic Attire
Odio Tees and Jakub Pieczarkowski Create Visually Abstract Couture
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10
Simple Shape Snack Branding
Simple Shape Snack Branding
The EasyFood Packaging Concept by Adrienn Nagy is Fun and Graphic
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9
Mirrored Kaleidoscope Catalogs
Mirrored Kaleidoscope Catalogs
The Something Else Summer 2013 Lookbook Embraces Pattern
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8
Abstract Coffee Cups
Abstract Coffee Cups
Goode Coffee's Artsy Coffee Cups Feature Energizing Patterns and Colors
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7
Superhero-Inspired Energy Drinks
Superhero-Inspired Energy Drinks
Mike Karolos' Energy Drink Bottle Design Packs a Punch
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Artsy Wine Bottles
Artsy Wine Bottles
Gregorio Design's Artistic Wine Bottles Honor Art Masters
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5
Bewildering Abstract Branding
Bewildering Abstract Branding
The Designer of Gesture and Packaging Was Thinking Outside the Box
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4
Tetris Sneaker Boxes
Tetris Sneaker Boxes
Curious Shapes of Breat's Shoe Packaging Have a Playful and Appealing Look
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3
Scandinavian Skincare Branding
Scandinavian Skincare Branding
The Follinge Skin Care Packaging by AMORE Boasts Its Proud Origins
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2
Vibrant Scarf Catalogs
Vibrant Scarf Catalogs
The Forget Me Not Spring 2012 Lookbook is Inspired by Ancient Egypt
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Ethnically Eclectic Streetwear
Ethnically Eclectic Streetwear
The Rebel Yuths ORISHA Collection Pays Homage to African Heritage
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