Creative

James Hind: Car ads that push the boundaries – sometimes a little too far

We asked James Hind, the editor of carbuzz, to choose some ads which appeal to car fans and professionals. Here’s James’s view. Although adverts from many brands tend to be banned by advertising standard boards, those from car manufacturers seem ...

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Lynx’s Lucy Pinder says ‘sorry’ for banned porny internet films

Lynx’s online campaign featuring glamour model Lucy Pinder was one of the own goals of the year, being (belatedly) banned by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority. So now Lucy is appearing in a new film saying ‘sorry’ as she ruefully ...

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Nando’s South Africa dines out on dictators

And they’re all in this new ad from Nando’s South Africa and agency Black River FC: Robert Mugabe, Colonel Gaddafi, Chairman Mao (not a very convincing one), Saddam Hussein and South Africa’s very own late, unlamented PW Botha. It’s not ...

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Detroit blogger picks up Wieden+Kennedy for Muddy Waters Chrysler 300 music choice

Well we all like Muddy Waters don’t we? But Detroit blogger Jonathan Cunningham takes all-conquering chrysler agency Wieden+Kennedy Portland to task for choosing the Chicago bluesman for its Detroit-themed ad for the Chrysler 300. Adding insult to injury is the ...

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