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Top 100 Marketing Trends in September

From Celebratory Beer Fridges to Calming Cat Radio Stations

— September 30, 2018 — Pop Culture
The September 2018 marketing ideas are full of creative, interactive and thoughtful initiatives that bring brands closer to their audience.

The North Face, for one, offered its most daring consumers a revived line of professional rock climbing gear through a high-altitude pop-up shop. The temporary location was set up at 2,100 meters in the Dolomites in Italy, generating not only excitement but also a drive for performance and a love for nature.

Contemporary streetwear label Supreme, on the other hand, has absolutely mastered its physical extension into the urban world with an array of extravagant branding projects. A campaign that gained immense traction in the September 2018 marketing category was a partnership with the New York Post. The publicity stunt involved the placement of the minimalist Supreme logo on the news publication's front page.
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Prepackaged Vegan-Friendly Appetizers
Prepackaged Vegan-Friendly Appetizers
These New Yves Veggie Products are Tasty and Meat-Free
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99
Healthy Sugar-Reduced Oatmeals
Healthy Sugar-Reduced Oatmeals
The Quaker Oat So Simple Oatmeal is Simple and Delicious
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98
Creative Project Management Software
Creative Project Management Software
Streamtime is a Creativity-Focused App That Boosts Efficiency
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97
Celeb-Approved Frozen Pizzas
Celeb-Approved Frozen Pizzas
O, That’s Good! Premium Frozen Pizzas were Created by Oprah and Kraft
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96
Wildflower Honey Caramel Chocolates
Wildflower Honey Caramel Chocolates
The Droga Money on Honey Chocolates are Free of HFCS
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95
Album-Accompanying Streetwear Collections
Album-Accompanying Streetwear Collections
Ariana Grande's Fashion Line is a Smart Marketing Move
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94
Canadian Rapper Tour Pop-Ups
Canadian Rapper Tour Pop-Ups
Drake's Toronto Pop-Up Celebrates the Rapper's Scorpion Album
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93
Low-Calorie Carrot Cake Bars
Low-Calorie Carrot Cake Bars
The Fibre One Cake Bars are Sweet and Satisfying
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92
Wintery Refreshment Chewing Gums
Wintery Refreshment Chewing Gums
The ORBIT Freeze Mint Gum Delivers a Cooling Effect
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91
Fruity Cider Tattoo Stunts
Fruity Cider Tattoo Stunts
Strongbow Dark Fruit's Tattoo Studio Offers Free Ink to Die-Hard Fans
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90
Adorable Sea-Themed Donuts
Adorable Sea-Themed Donuts
The Dunkin' Donuts Menu Boasts Tasty Sea Creatures for Summer
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89
Libation-Infused Coffee Blends
Libation-Infused Coffee Blends
The Fire Dept. Coffee Irish Whiskey-Infused Coffee is Full-Flavored
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88
Vegan-Friendly Drinking Snacks
Vegan-Friendly Drinking Snacks
The Made for Drink Patacones Plantain Chips are Great with Rum
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87
Delicious S'mores Recipes
Delicious S'mores Recipes
Hershey's Celebrates National S'mores Day with a Selection of Recipes
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86
Free-From Fruit Spreads
Free-From Fruit Spreads
Bonne Maman's INTENSE Fruit Spreads Offer More Fruit and Less Sugar
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85
Snack Food-Inspired Savory Donuts
Snack Food-Inspired Savory Donuts
Krispy Kreme's Cheetos Pops Taste Like Smokey Barbecue
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84
Caffeine-Free Recovery Refreshments
Caffeine-Free Recovery Refreshments
The O2 Natural Recovery Drink Helps the Body to Process Toxins
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83
Probiotic-Packed Canned Kombuchas
Probiotic-Packed Canned Kombuchas
The KÖE Organic Kombucha Comes in Five Sweet Flavors
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82
Geometry-Inspired Comfortable Menswear Capsules
Geometry-Inspired Comfortable Menswear Capsules
ROKIT's Fall/Winter 2018 Drop is Boldly Abstract
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81
Football-Inspired Museum Scarves
Football-Inspired Museum Scarves
Made in Catteland's Museum League Project Elevates Gallery Merch
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80
Celebratory Beer Fridges
Celebratory Beer Fridges
Bud Light's 'Victory Fridges' Share Rewards When a Team Wins
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79
Ice Cream Bagel Creations
Ice Cream Bagel Creations
Ben & Jerry's Fuses Ice Cream with Bagels for a Flavorful Experience
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78
Artisan-Inspired Frozen Meals
Artisan-Inspired Frozen Meals
The Stouffer’s Urban Bistro Lineup Offers Premium Culinary Options
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77
Metabolism-Boosting Teas
Metabolism-Boosting Teas
The teapigs Trim Tea is Infused with Guarana Seed
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76
High-Flying Makeup Brushes
High-Flying Makeup Brushes
Real Techniques & 'Sent Into Space' Launched Makeup Brushes into Space
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75
Cocktail-Flavored Snack Chips
Cocktail-Flavored Snack Chips
The Tyrrells Raspberry Bellini Chips are Limited-Edition
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74
Vodka-Flavored Beer Beverages
Vodka-Flavored Beer Beverages
Skøll's Refreshed Branding Expresses Its Nordic Spirit
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73
Personalized Souvenir Shops
Personalized Souvenir Shops
Verdes has Created a Tiny Pop-Up Souvenir Shop in NYC
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72
Exquisitely Displayed Confectionery
Exquisitely Displayed Confectionery
Bramble & Hedge's Nougat Bars are Artisan-Made in Melbourne
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71
Bunless Lobster Burgers
Bunless Lobster Burgers
Burger & Lobster's 'Double Drown' Plays Off of KFC's 'Double Down'
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70
Personalized Hair Color Pop-Ups
Personalized Hair Color Pop-Ups
My. Haircare's 'Made For Me' Hair Pop-Up Emphasizes Customization
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69
Left-Handed Cookie Packaging
Left-Handed Cookie Packaging
Left-Handed Oreos are Being Sold in Celebration of Left Handers Day
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68
Birthday Dessert Protein Bars
Birthday Dessert Protein Bars
The Grenade Carb Killa Birthday Cake Protein Bar is Scrumptious
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67
Exquisitely Elegant Restaurant Branding
Exquisitely Elegant Restaurant Branding
La Tortilleria Creates a Sleek Identity for Delicata
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66
Custom Coffee-Dyed Sneakers
Custom Coffee-Dyed Sneakers
UBIQ's Custom-Made Footwear Boasts the OFF-WHITE Presto Silhouette
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65
Nontraditional Whisky Spirits
Nontraditional Whisky Spirits
Whyte & Mackay's New Blended Scotch Whisky Targets Younger Drinkers
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64
Logo-Shaped Street Snacks
Logo-Shaped Street Snacks
SEGA Spent Months Developing a Vanilla-Flavored Edible Logo Cake
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63
Millennial-Targeted Meat Snacks
Millennial-Targeted Meat Snacks
These Columbus Meat and Cheese Snacks are Convenient to Enjoy
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62
Tourism-Focused Ice Cream Brands
Tourism-Focused Ice Cream Brands
Rethink has Created Ice Cream Packaging That Supports Ottawa
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61
Celebrity-Headed Sneaker Campaigns
Celebrity-Headed Sneaker Campaigns
Adidas Originals Launches the Falcon with Kylie Jenner
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60
Minimally Branded Coffee Mugs
Minimally Branded Coffee Mugs
Starbucks' New Exclusive Line Has a Different Design Approach
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59
Playlist-Connected Sneakers
Playlist-Connected Sneakers
adidas' SPEEDFACTORY AM4MLS Includes an Embedded NFC Chip
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58
Sleek Contemporary Streetwear
Sleek Contemporary Streetwear
KITH Partners Up with Tommy Hilfiger for a 90s-Style Line
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57
Pencil-Themed Wine Bottles
Pencil-Themed Wine Bottles
Neleman Winery's Unique Wine Bottles Pay Tribute to a Writing Utensil
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56
CBD-Infused Protein Supplements
CBD-Infused Protein Supplements
The Floyd's of Leadville CBD Recovery Protein is Relaxing
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55
Vitamin-Rich Healthy Beers
Vitamin-Rich Healthy Beers
'Hop Heart' is a Craft Beer with Vitamin B6 to Support Heart Health
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54
Cereal-Themed Sneakers
Cereal-Themed Sneakers
The Nike Kyrie 4 'Cereal Pack' Takes Cues from Nostalgic Breakfasts
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53
Male-Targeted Wine Subscriptions
Male-Targeted Wine Subscriptions
Bespoke Post's Wine Club is Geared Towards Millennial Men
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52
Personalized Snacking Pop-Ups
Personalized Snacking Pop-Ups
The Laughing Cow's 'Snack Like You Cafe' Underlines Customization
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51
Revolutionary Fashion Magazine Covers
Revolutionary Fashion Magazine Covers
Vogue Arabia's Cover Boldly Celebrates the Female Body
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50
Mysterious Forest-Inspired Skincare Brands
Mysterious Forest-Inspired Skincare Brands
Thyane's Brand Identity is Rooted in Greenery
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49
Hyper-Realistic Movie Campaigns
Hyper-Realistic Movie Campaigns
Cream Electric Art Uses CGI for IMAX's Print & Motion Campaign
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48
Modern Puffy Parka Collaborations
Modern Puffy Parka Collaborations
ADER Error & PUMA Team Up for an Ultra-Stylish Winter Capsule
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47
Street Food-Inspired Chips
Street Food-Inspired Chips
The London Flavours Street Food Chips are Premium and Tasty
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46
Milk-Integrated Cereal Pots
Milk-Integrated Cereal Pots
The Nestle Breakfast to Go Cereals Can be Enjoyed Anywhere
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45
Crunchy Nutrient-Dense Snacks
Crunchy Nutrient-Dense Snacks
The FROM THE GROUND UP Cauliflower-Based Snacks are Vitamin-Rich
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Heritage-Inspired Premium Cereal Lines
Heritage-Inspired Premium Cereal Lines
Kellogg's New Health-Focused Product Has a Modern Look
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43
Prepackaged Smoothie Bowls
Prepackaged Smoothie Bowls
The Kellogg's Joyböl is an All-in-One Breakfast to Enjoy Anywhere
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42
Inclusive Human Rights Campaigns
Inclusive Human Rights Campaigns
Amnesty International Advocates for a LGBTQ-Friendly FIFA Cup
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Playfully Colorful Brand Identities
Playfully Colorful Brand Identities
The New Mozilla Firefox Graphics are Stunningly Minimalist
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40
High-Tech Responsive Shops
High-Tech Responsive Shops
The TIENS 'Experience Store' Encourages Consumer Interaction
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39
Metallic Canteen Soda Bottles
Metallic Canteen Soda Bottles
This Coca-Cola Packaging Design Brings a New Look to the Brand
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38
Artistically Expressive Footwear
Artistically Expressive Footwear
The Y/Project x UGG is Teased with a Renaissance Campaign
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37
TV Show-Derived Color Palettes
TV Show-Derived Color Palettes
Compare the Market's Blog Post Offers Interior Color Inspiration
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36
Theatrical In-Car Experiences
Theatrical In-Car Experiences
Insurance Company 'More Than' Showed a Live Play Inside of a Car
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35
Sparkling Anti-Anxiety Beverages
Sparkling Anti-Anxiety Beverages
The Herbal Natural Drink is Made with Valerian Root and Jasmine
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34
Celebrity-Driven Fashion Magazines
Celebrity-Driven Fashion Magazines
Vogue's September 2018 Issue Will Be Directed by Beyoncé
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33
Digitally Connected Beverage Cups
Digitally Connected Beverage Cups
Huhtamaki's Single-Use Smart Cup is a Vehicle for Advertisement
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E-Commerce-Friendly Concept Stores
E-Commerce-Friendly Concept Stores
The Batch Shop Aids the Informed Buyer in Online Purchases
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31
All-Day Food Supplements
All-Day Food Supplements
PACK'D Offers Nutrient-Rich Supplements for 'Dawn' and 'Dusk'
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30
Sleek Contemporary Sneakers
Sleek Contemporary Sneakers
The Nike Blazer Lows Have a Different Iteration of the Iconic Swoosh
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Home-Style Movie Events
Home-Style Movie Events
Bumble and HBO's 'Stay Home' Activation Played Up Indoor Comforts
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Small-Batch Artisanal Chocolates
Small-Batch Artisanal Chocolates
Honest Chocolate Favors Organic Ingredients & Traditional Methods
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Responsive Alcohol Ads
Responsive Alcohol Ads
Diageo's Responsive Ads Change Based on the Weather and Time of Day
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Waste-Reducing Cafe Pop-Ups
Waste-Reducing Cafe Pop-Ups
The Lush x Change Please Pop-Up Discourages Single-Use Plastic Waste
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Art Therapy Branding Initatives
Art Therapy Branding Initatives
Basic Studio Creates a Tranquil Design Aesthetic for ENSO
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24
Surreal Hair-Inspired Photography
Surreal Hair-Inspired Photography
Infringe's Artistic Hair Editorial Embraces the Value of Beauty
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23
Women's Cannabis Platforms
Women's Cannabis Platforms
Latitude Was Created to Share Real Stories of Women's Cannabis Use
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Entrepreneurial Concept Shops
Entrepreneurial Concept Shops
eBay's 'The New Stand' Store Spotlights Innovative Small Businesses
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21
Creativity-Celebrating Campaigns
Creativity-Celebrating Campaigns
Post-it's Clever Advertisement Honors the Artistic Spirit
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20
Calming Cat Radio Stations
Calming Cat Radio Stations
Whiskas' 'Cat Calm Radio' is a Species-Specific Online Station
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19
TV Family Floor Plans
TV Family Floor Plans
Harvey's Furniture Suggests TV-Inspired Pop Culture Inspirations for Design
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18
Collaborative Streetwear Newspapers
Collaborative Streetwear Newspapers
Supreme and the New York Post Made a Limited-Edition Newspaper
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17
Adventure-Focused Personalized Jackets
Adventure-Focused Personalized Jackets
The North Face Japan Takes Its Slogan to New Heights
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16
Luxe Fast-Food Pop-Ups
Luxe Fast-Food Pop-Ups
The McDonald's Butler Experience Will Offer a Lavish Take on Fast-Food
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15
Ultra-Playful Poke Restaurant Branding
Ultra-Playful Poke Restaurant Branding
Yeye Design Gives Molo a Colorful and Unusual Aesthetic
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14
Luxurious Multi-Experience Pop-up Boutiques
Luxurious Multi-Experience Pop-up Boutiques
Fendi's Pop-Up Features Tasty Treats & Whimsical Decor
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13
Online Encyclopedia-Inspired Apparel
Online Encyclopedia-Inspired Apparel
The Wikipedia Collection by Advisory Board Crystals is Chic
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12
Elegant Desert Fashion Photography
Elegant Desert Fashion Photography
Le Fawnhawk's Branding is Mysterious, Delicate and Ethereal
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11
Iconic Cartoon Convenience Stores
Iconic Cartoon Convenience Stores
A Real-Life Kwik-E-Mart Has Been Opened in Myrtle Beach
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10
Punny Branded Dog Accessories
Punny Branded Dog Accessories
Pawmain's Funny Products for Dogs Reference Contemporary Fashion
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9
Furniture-Inspired Chocolate Advertisements
Furniture-Inspired Chocolate Advertisements
IKEA's Promotion for Its Dark Chocolate is Clever
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8
Cocktail-Themed Sock Packages
Cocktail-Themed Sock Packages
'Socktails' Packaging for Socks Playfully Spotlights Gradient Styles
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7
High Altitude Pop-Up Shops
High Altitude Pop-Up Shops
The North Face Offers a Revived Line of Professional Rock Climbing Gear
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Whimsical Cosmetic Pop-Ups
Whimsical Cosmetic Pop-Ups
The Winky Lux Experience is Styled as a Photo-Friendly Retail Museum
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5
Thought-Provoking Ecology Campaigns
Thought-Provoking Ecology Campaigns
Greenpeace's Latest Preservation Initiative is Human-Centered
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4
Useful Logo-Based Home Objects
Useful Logo-Based Home Objects
Taku Omura Creates Engaging Products for the Designer Household
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3
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
Levi's Tailor Shop Offers Denim Workshops to Festival Goers
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2
Story-Inspired Interactive Campaigns
Story-Inspired Interactive Campaigns
The Converse Campaign Encourages People to Claim Their Chucks
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Cheeky Art School T-Shirts
Cheeky Art School T-Shirts
Chinatown Market Releases a Collection of Fun-Poking Graphic Tees
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