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Politician Mocking Condiments

The Margaret Thatcher Marmite Mock Up Product Design Divides Opinion

— April 19, 2013 — Pop Culture
The Margaret Thatcher Marmite mock-up product design is sure to divide opinion, just like the Iron Lady herself. The political career of the late former British PM was shrouded in controversy, so it makes sense that The Guardian newspaper team chose a ‘love it, or hate it’ condiment, Marmite to promote their coverage on Thatcher’s life.

Thatcher was a politician whose reign divided opinion and was fraught with controversy. Thatcher’s funeral took place in London this week and was snubbed by many international politicians. London based design agency BBH came up with the striking and perfectly fitting design to promote Guardian cartoonist Posy Simmond’s look back at Thatcher’s life.

This design is a shrewd move from the BBH team, and one that's sure to get people talking.
Trend Themes
1. Political Satire Products - Creating satirical products related to political figures can spark debate and generate buzz.
2. Controversial Marketing Campaigns - Using controversial figures or topics in marketing campaigns can attract attention and create strong reactions.
3. Nostalgic Reflections on Political Figures - Exploring the impact of past political figures through creative designs and products can evoke strong emotions and discussions.
Industry Implications
1. Design Agencies - Design agencies can capitalize on creating unique and thought-provoking designs that stir conversations.
2. Media and Publishing - Media and publishing companies can leverage satirical and controversial content to engage their audience and spark discussions.
3. Food and Beverage - Food and beverage companies can collaborate with political or social organizations to create limited edition or themed condiments, generating interest and raising awareness.
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