21 Times Advertisers Were Diabolical Geniuses

The spirit of Don Draper lives on.

1. When they wanted to show that when you’re texting, your eyes aren’t on the road.

When they wanted to show that when you're texting, your eyes aren't on the road.

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TBWA Buenos Aires / Nissan

2. When they put augmented reality technology in a bus shelter.

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3. When they advertised allergy cures.

When they advertised allergy cures.

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4. When they wanted to advertise the Van Gogh Museum’s cafe.

When they wanted to advertise the Van Gogh Museum's cafe.

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5. When British Airways created an advert that pointed out air traffic.

21 Times Advertisers Were Diabolical Geniuses

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6. When they used park benches.

When they used park benches.

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cargocollective.com / Via nikeblog.com

7. When German advertisers pointed out life is too short for the wrong job.

Scholz & Friends

Scholz & Friends

Scholz & Friends

 

8. When they wanted you to stop smoking.

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9. When they wanted to show off New Zealand’s weather.

When they wanted to show off New Zealand's weather.

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Metservice.com / Via adland.tv

10. When these showers appeared on a beach.

When these showers appeared on a beach.

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Sprite / Ogilvy & Mather Brasil / Via youtube.com

11. When they created a glass that only stands up if you put it on a mobile phone.

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12. When they wanted to show off a gym.

When they wanted to show off a gym.

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13. When they showed how difficult life can be for disabled people.

When they showed how difficult life can be for disabled people.

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American Disability Association

14. When they played wheelchair basketball.

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15. When they wanted to show how comfy a car was.

When they wanted to show how comfy a car was.

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Volvo

16. When a South African charity put this in shopping baskets.

When a South African charity put this in shopping baskets.

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17. When BMW wanted to show why they don’t have front wheel drive cars.

When BMW wanted to show why they don't have front wheel drive cars.

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BMW

18. When they wanted to show how coffee wakes you up.

When they wanted to show how coffee wakes you up.

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Nescafe / Via sortrature.com

19. When they did this.

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20. When they came up with this to advertise Pornhub.

When they came up with this to advertise Pornhub.

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Pornhub / Via Twitter: @Brilliant_Ads

21. And when a cobbler did this.

And when a cobbler did this.

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