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51 Minimalist Ad Techniques

From Minimalist Toy Marketing to Autocorrect Automobile Safety Ads

— August 31, 2013 — Marketing
While certain advertisements tend to bombard their viewers with stats and product information, these minimalist ad techniques are creatively showcasing that simple design and wording can often leave a much larger impression.

While minimalist features are most often found in decor and furnishings, modern day marketers are starting to utilize these sleek and simple techniques as a method to promote their ideas and products in a much more clearcut way. By incorporating such design aspects as simple imagery, straightforward wording and bold singular colors, these minimalist ad campaigns are able to portray a very artistic and modern form of advertising.

From wordplay candy advertisements to minimal predator prints, these minimalist ad techniques will definitely have viewers amazed at the simple yet striking visual designs.
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Defeated Water Cap Ads
Defeated Water Cap Ads
The Gatorade Campaign Shows that Water is Not Enough
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Cacti Dishwashing Ads
Cacti Dishwashing Ads
Y&R's Brax Sponges Campaign Visualizes the Benefits of their Product
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Guitar String Fingerprint Ads
Guitar String Fingerprint Ads
The Kian Luthier Campaign Promotes 'A Sound of Your Own'
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Naughty Grooming Ads
Naughty Grooming Ads
The Julyna 2012 Campaign Raises Awareness of Cervical Cancer
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Royal Baby Delivery Ads
Royal Baby Delivery Ads
The Times Royal Delivery Campaign Features a Regal Birth
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Pencil-Thin Produce Ads
Pencil-Thin Produce Ads
The Tramontina Knife Campaign Promotes Its Product's Sharpness
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Musician Eyewear Ads
Musician Eyewear Ads
The Rock & Folk Magazine Campaign Gets Inside the Music
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Booger-Battling Campaigns
Booger-Battling Campaigns
The Conidrin Nasal Decongestant Ads Are Colorful and Minimalist
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Comedic Sports Venn Diagrams
Comedic Sports Venn Diagrams
Recreational Equipment Inc. Ads are Made for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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Musical Note Eyewear Ads
Musical Note Eyewear Ads
The BBiGB.com Campaign Promotes Music That Has to Be Read
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Literate Landscape Auto Ads
Literate Landscape Auto Ads
The Land Rover Meet Interesting Places Campaign is Intellectual
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Illustrated Bosom Ads
Illustrated Bosom Ads
The UNICEF Breast is Best Campaign Promotes Breastmilk Over Formula
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Belly Speech Bubble Ads
Belly Speech Bubble Ads
The Companhia Athletica No Fat Excuses Campaign Promotes Proactiveness
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Fading Forest Ads
Fading Forest Ads
The Revista Ecologico Campaign Addresses Dying Species and Trees
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Close Encounter Toy Ads
Close Encounter Toy Ads
The LEGO Meet Your Imagination Campaign is Adventurously Thrilling
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Building Block Pop Culture Riddles
Building Block Pop Culture Riddles
This LEGO Campaign Subtly Portrays Movies with Toy Pieces
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Animalized Radiation Symbol Ads
Animalized Radiation Symbol Ads
The SORA Fukushima Dogs & Cat Rescue Campaign is Bold and Simple
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Killer Teeth-Cleaning Ads
Killer Teeth-Cleaning Ads
The Cepacol Plus Whitening Campaign Fights Germs and Stains
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Paper Plane-Like Leaf Ads
Paper Plane-Like Leaf Ads
The Stihl Leaf Blower BG-86D Campaign Cleans Yards with a Show
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Blocked Faucet Ads
Blocked Faucet Ads
The Estado de Minas Newspaper Promotes 'World Water Day'
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Incomplete Illustration Ads
Incomplete Illustration Ads
The Nataraj Pencil Campaign Shows 'Superior Lead Matters'
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Double-Meaning Eraser Ads
Double-Meaning Eraser Ads
The Super White Stick Campaign is "Shockingly Effective"
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Special Moment Ads
Special Moment Ads
The Master Lock Campaign Urges “Use a Number You’ll Never Forget
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Insect Typography Ads
Insect Typography Ads
Kolner Zoo's The Great Anteater is Coming Campaign is Doomed
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Disintegrating Insect Ads
Disintegrating Insect Ads
The Invaders Pest Control Campaign is Modern and Minimalist
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Minimal Predator Prints
Minimal Predator Prints
The Shark Week 2011 Posters Hark Back to Another Generation
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Profane Adhesive Ads
Profane Adhesive Ads
Send a Simple Yet Powerful Message with Scripti Notes
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Minimalist Workout Ads
Minimalist Workout Ads
The Virgin Active Campaign Gets People in Motion
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Distressful Deodorant Ads
Distressful Deodorant Ads
The Rexona Men Campaign Works Even on Most Stressful Days
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Autocorrect Automobile Safety Ads
Autocorrect Automobile Safety Ads
Volkswagen's 'Don't Text and Drive' Ads Give a Relatable Message
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Minimalist Toy Marketing
Minimalist Toy Marketing
LEGO Story Print Ad Launches Four Page Campaign
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Car Key Landscape Ads
Car Key Landscape Ads
The Volkswagen Amarok Campaign is Imaginatively Adventurous
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Origami Sketch Paper Ads
Origami Sketch Paper Ads
The Ad Pad Campaign Targets Advertising Creatives
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Origami Penguin Flyers
Origami Penguin Flyers
This Ad from Avec Creativo Transforms into a Cute Penguin
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Wordplay Candy Advertisements
Wordplay Candy Advertisements
M&M’S Decides to Make a Play of Words for its Latest Campaign
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Censored Cutting Edge Ads
Censored Cutting Edge Ads
The Band-Aid 2013 Campaign Covers Up Sharp Blades
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Eco Fuel Guage Ads
Eco Fuel Guage Ads
The Ford Mondeo Campaign Addresses Important Issues in a Modern Way
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Simplistic Supersized Gym Ads
Simplistic Supersized Gym Ads
Ponto 1 Promotions Provide Ample Workout Motivation in a Minimal Way
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Anticipated Win Ads
Anticipated Win Ads
The Connect 4 Campaign Advises People to Not Claim Victory Too Fast
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Origami Animal Ads
Origami Animal Ads
The Rexiine House Campaign Asks People to Wear Artificial Fur
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Manly Artist Ads
Manly Artist Ads
The Helldorado Beer Campaign Shows That the Drink is Handmade
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Dual Face Ads
Dual Face Ads
The 2012 International Day of Peace Campaign is Filled With Illusions
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Bubble-Wrapped Food Ads
Bubble-Wrapped Food Ads
The Pao de Acucar Campaign Promotes Save Grocery Deliveries
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Pint-Sized Branding
Pint-Sized Branding
The TVN Channel Campaign Puts Famous Logos on the Short List
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Iconic Mustache Ads
Iconic Mustache Ads
A Series of Ads for Schick Razors Illustrate Instantly Recognizable Staches
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Humorous Cancer-Fighting Posters
Humorous Cancer-Fighting Posters
These Illustrations by Byron Galan Uses Clever Internet Humor
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Clever Emoji Campaigns
Clever Emoji Campaigns
The Life Cinemas App Advertisements Reflect Modern Communication
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Minimalist Movie Art
Minimalist Movie Art
The Matt Owen Movie Posters Say a Lot With Little Detail
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Typographic Minimalist Movie Posters
Typographic Minimalist Movie Posters
Untreed Studios Creates Modern Lion King Posters
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Minimalist Cartoon Movie Posters
Minimalist Cartoon Movie Posters
Designer Edmund Creates Charming Disney Posters for Fans
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Cartoon Character Building Blocks
Cartoon Character Building Blocks
The LEGO Advertisements by Jung von Matt are Minimalist
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