Apotek - Blowing in the wind
This ad placed on a subway platform billboard for the pharmacy Apotek Hjärtats premium range of beauty care Apolosophy, went viral and spread organically in over 190 countries. All this without any media spend to promote the video. Instead, media outlets such as CNN, CBS, TIME and Huffington Post all wrote about the campaign. Sales exceeded targets during the campa ...
Tipp-ex Case Study - "A hunter shoots a bear"
For the first time ever, we engaged viewers and allowed them to change the name of a video and to rewrite the story. They created the Tippexperience. It started with a video called "a hunter shoots a bear". Viewers can write and rewrite anything they want. As many times as they want. Directly in the title of the video.
This festive ad looks into the future where AI is in control and humanity lives in the woods. When one bot discovers an old Christmas movie, it embarks on a mission to find out what makes Christmas so special. In the woods, he finds the answer. (https://www.dandad.org)
We are never as open as we think we are. We look for views that correspond and reinforce our own, fuelling our preconceptions for the kind of people we’ll like, and those we won’t. These pre-conceptions are the enemy – they stop us looking for what unites us and they shut us down from each other. The idea was to prove, with real people and real conversations, that there is more that unites us than ...
The idea was no advertising campaign, but pr via a product innovation: the world’s first cola that comes in different skin colors. They look different, but they all taste the same. Just like people: We look different outside – but we’re all the same inside. An entertaining pro-tolerance statement. No special edition, but a serious relaunch, challenging the cola industry and the people’s prejudices ...
Samsung Maestros Academy
Italian craftsmanship has long been considered a renowned art form. Now, in a time when younger generations are gravitating to smartphones rather than toolboxes, expertise is only reminiscent of a bygone era. With the help of Leo Burnett Milan, Samsung created the first-ever digital conservatory called Maestros Academy to foster the next generation of ...
End Marmite Neglect
In a bid to remind people to dig out their forgotten Marmite jars and put them on their kitchen tables again we launched the multi-media ‘Love it. Hate it. Just don't forget it.’ campaign. Featuring Marmite Rescue Teams around the country saving neglected jars of Marmite from people’s cupboards, the TV ad spoofed animal-rescue style documentaries and features a voiceover ...
Fuck The Poor?
A man walks the streets of London shouting #FuckThePoor. Social experiment from poverty charity, The Pilion Trust, to see whether we really do care about those less fortunate. (http://publicis.london)
Only The Liberation
This is an interesting story of teenage rebellion, told in a compelling manner. To me this is the golden lesson: a great story is what everything else rests on, and is in turn amplified by all the other components. This is advertising (not just digital) done at a really high level. Amazing how they pulled this off! I really suggest you go check out the actual site – ...
A barrel of Maes for everyone with the name Maes
Maes is a popular Belgian beer but also the 3rd most common Belgian surname. Therefore Maes beer gave every Maes family member a free barrel to share with his/her friends. A new and more efficient way to advertise. (www.tbwagroup.be)
Days of Hope
Called 'Days of Hope', the idea originates from Saatchi & Saatchi Berlin (www.saatchi.de) and focuses on the impact the cold weather has on the many homeless people in Europe. Real people living on the streets are invited to a TV studio to present the weather in place of the regular weather-readers. When presenting the weather, the homeless person will allow the audience to take ...
The Invisible Drive
MERCEDES-BENZ B-CLASS F-CELL is the first hydrogen fuel cell technology ready for serial production worldwide. Its an alternative drive system that is already on the road with o.o emission. That means invisible to the environment. This thought was made real with a spectacular event - the first invisible car to drive through Germany. By covering one side of the B-Class F-CELL ...
living with lag - an oculus rift experiment
The fiber broadband provider ume.net offers one of the world’s fastest Internet connections, 100% lag free. To highlight this, ume.net wanted to create a campaign with viral potential that explains why everyone should have lag free Internet. (http://www.anrbbdo.se)
Pennies For Life
The average charity donor is unlikely to get a thank-you note that is broadcast to hundreds of people within seconds. But that's what happened to people giving money to the MicroLoan Foundation at a west London shopping centre in February. This case video shows how it was done. The messages were part of DLKW Lowe's Pennies for Life campaign for the charity, on a digital advertis ...
Please Dont Make Up Drive
Given a shockingly high figure of half a million car crashes a year caused by women drivers applying make-up (in the UK alone), awareness of this underestimated danger needs to be raised. Based on this insight the aim of a viral video by DDB Berlin and Volkswagen is to address a target audience of young women drivers and educate them about the danger of putting on make ...
Vodafone Red Light Application-Between Us Case Film
In Turkey, half of all women are subject to violence. This app helps during attacks. Vodafone's Red Light Application uses mobile technologies to protect women. Shake & Warn secretly sends messages and location to 3 contacts, requesting assistance. (http://www.eurobest.com)
The Bullying Simulator
In Sweden one out of three teens are bullied on the internet. To raise awareness on this terrible fact we created the Bullying Simulator, a facebook application were you can experience what it feels like to be bullied online. (www.lowebrindfors.se)
Heineken: Ignite Design Story
Heineken Ignite: a project that aimed at creating a memorable Heineken experience that unlocked the power and possibilities of mobile innovation and technology. The goal was to go beyond the creation of just another mobile application, think beyond the screen and find a solution that was robust, simple and needed no explanation in a nightclub setting. (www. ...
Free the Forced
There were about 160,000 padlocks on the bridge, and Cheil Germany put extra 3,500 blue padlocks spelling out “FREE THE FORCED”. Each lock, representing a woman who was suffering from forced marriage, displayed a QR code for passers-by to scan with their smartphones. Scanning the QR code directs them to a website where more information is laid out. (www.cheil.com)
IKEA - Beds
The advert highlights how we spend all year thinking about a summer holiday when in truth, we’ll probably have our best night’s sleep in our own bed. It’s the bed in which we spend the other 50 weeks of the year that really matters, and when it’s perfect for you - nothing else comes close. (http://www.motherlondon.com)