Lewis Lazare: A vocal contingent of consumers who believe advertising is too omnipresent won’t be pleased to hear it’s also about to materialize on the outside doors of elevators at two area shopping malls. The new elevator door ads for a Zippo multipurpose lighter were created by Blattner Brunner in Pittsburgh, and are believed to […]
nola.com: Lamar Advertising Co. sustained $14 million in hurricane damage to its billboards in Louisiana and Mississippi, according to the company. But the company’s chief financial officer said new designs will cut future storm repair costs. CFO Keith Istre said the storms would allow the company “to replace existing inventory with wind-resistant structures that are […]
I have not heard much about Seattle’s Wong Doody, of late. That could be my own fault, or it may have something to do with WD not putting time or energy into press releases (those dinosaur speaking docs have little future). Either way, I was pleased to hear from Mario Schulzke at WD’s LA office. […]
We Make Money Not Art points to this AP Photo from Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, where advertising billboards are repurposed to serve as rain covers on the tents of earthquake refugees.
“Working sucks” seems to be a popular theme finding its way into several current ad campaigns, says Adpulp user, Tim Wassler (who kindly sent us this image). These two billboards are currently running on a building side in the financial district of downtown San Francisco.
Thanks to Seth Godin for seeding this image of a unique outdoor board from Bloom, a Food Lion concept store aimed at providing a “simple, uncomplicated and hassle-free shopping experience.”
Steve Hall at Adrants brings us this awesome out-of-home juxtaposition.
Bumper sticker courtesy of Idea Mill
Weblogs, Inc.’s Design Blog brings us this board from New Zealand