Ad Creative Newsletter: This Week's Most Fascinating Ads #15

Mary

Creative Director

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Storycorps is on a mission to preserve people’s stories. They’ve visualized these life events through ads that are actually more like full-on animated movies. I highly recommend watching them in full here.  Easily this week's winner for putting the insane effort into producing these.

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Usually, financial products don’t take their designs down the psychedelic route. But Uala did and it paid off. These ads are brave, bold, and definitely not boring.

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These extremely memorable color combos from Acámica make the ads feel like pop art you’d find in someone’s penthouse suite. 

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Whenever your product is hard to explain in one sentence, abstract shapes are a good solution to use in ads (as demonstrated by Atlassian.)

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Someone clearly had fun creating this for Crate and Barrel. You can just feel their excitement radiating off the ad. 

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Motherdirt had a clever idea to mimic a phone notification with some sound advice, making this ad very hard to miss.

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Taking a glimpse at anything BTS usually piques curiosity and The Atlantic excels with this concept by giving us a look into the naked truth of their journalism process.

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Simple, but compelling composition makes capturing attention easy – especially when you’re showing off eye-catching paintings found on Artsy.

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Zara dazzles with glitch effects and shares an unspoken social distancing message by letting their clothes do the talking in an indoor environment.

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Miro had the idea of visualizing collaboration through their ads. While still well-done, they could have taken it a step further and shown us the collaborative process of creating these actual ads to be extra meta.

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That's it, folks! We'll catch you next week with the 10 new hand-picked Facebook ads.

We now have a suggestion box open, so feel free to send us your favorite ads of the week and we might include them in the next post.

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