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21 Examples of Imaginative Ads

From Animated Car Campaigns to Foretold Future Book Ads

— December 10, 2014 — Marketing
It's one thing to have an imaginative ad -- that shows off the creativity of the advertisers who came up with it -- but it's quite another thing to have an ad that encourages imagination.

Toyota, for example, had the brilliant idea of turning to children for its latest campaign. The 'Dream Car of the Day' campaign had over 600,000 children in 75 countries submit drawings of their dream car. Each one was brought to life using a variety of different methods, including CGI, 3D-printing and stop-motion animation.

Books, like children, are another excellent source to tap for imagination. The Book Culture advertisements feature the tagline "imagination got there first," suggesting that all of our biggest achievements were previously imagined within literature.



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Imagination-Invigorating Cleansers
Imagination-Invigorating Cleansers
IdeasLab Invents Creative Soap for Enhancing Brain Power
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Foretold Future Book Ads
Foretold Future Book Ads
These Book Culture Ads Show Fiction Getting to an Idea Before Reality
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Artistic Camper Ads
Artistic Camper Ads
This Kleenex Commercial Uses the Tissue To Create Dusty Rear Window Art
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Teddy Bear Perfumes
Teddy Bear Perfumes
The Moschino Toy Fragrance is Designed by Jeremy Scott
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Artistic Mother-Daughter Ads
Artistic Mother-Daughter Ads
Hopi Hari's Ads Make Use of Angela Hendricks' Mother-Daughter Art
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Wishful Superpower Illustrations
Wishful Superpower Illustrations
'Orange France' Illustrates the Superpowers its Customers Want
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Caged Human Ads
Caged Human Ads
The Go Outside Outdoor Magazine Campaign Urges People to Escape Confinement
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Animated Car Campaigns
Animated Car Campaigns
Toyota Animates Dream Cars Drawn by Children on Vine
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Surreal Car Ads
Surreal Car Ads
These Renault Car Ads Show the Whimsical Places You'll Go
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Softened Shipping Ads
Softened Shipping Ads
The inXpress 2014 Campaign Turns Big Objects into Plushies and Sponges
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Imaginative Braille Ads
Imaginative Braille Ads
This Comeco de Vida Campaign Brings Life to Classic Literary Characters
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Budget-Concious Movie Ads
Budget-Concious Movie Ads
The Lemonade Film Production Campaign is Epic on a Small Scale
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Sweater Wig Ads
Sweater Wig Ads
The El Ropero Campaign Urges Donations for Kids with Cancer
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Imagination-Inducing Book Ads
Imagination-Inducing Book Ads
These Ads for Penguin Books Force Vivid Imagery into Your Thoughts
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Whimsical Daydreamer Lookbooks
Whimsical Daydreamer Lookbooks
The DAGDA Autumn/Winter 2014/2015 Collection is Imaginative
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Literary Adventure Ads
Literary Adventure Ads
The Stories! Bookstore Campaign Turns Readers into Novels' Protagonists
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Hybrid Animal Ads
Hybrid Animal Ads
This 'Cat-erpillar' Campaign from Scrabble Blends a Cat and Caterpillar Together
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Superhero LEGO Mashups
Superhero LEGO Mashups
The 'LEGO: Fiction Meets Fiction' Billboards Emphasize Guardian Characters
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Vibrantly Graphic Fashion Ads
Vibrantly Graphic Fashion Ads
The Sonia Rykiel Spring-Summer 2014 Campaign Stars Karen Elson
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Surrealist Couture Campaigns
Surrealist Couture Campaigns
The Luisa Via Roma Home Campaign is Barbie-Inspired
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Fairy Tale Anime Fashion
Fairy Tale Anime Fashion
The Latest Alice + Olivia Campaign Stars an Enchanting Lisa Cant
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