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15 April 2016

OOH Ad of the Week: Quebec City Magic Festival 'The Mysterious Billboard' (Canada)

Have you ever seen an outdoor billboard just disappear before your eyes?  

No? Well, after watching our OOH Ad of the Week you will have... 

To promote the 2016 Quebec City Magic Festival, taking place in Canada from  April 21-24, agency Lg2 Quebec came up with a really clever idea that's bound to create intrigue. The Mysterious Billboard was erected in key locations across Canada simply as a red curtain. Then, all of a sudden, the curtain unveiled to reveal... quite literally, nothing.

Check it out below. 

Want to know how they did it? Check out 'Behind the curtain' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3Gtw8wUf60&feature=youtu.be

26 February 2016

OOH Ad of the Week: McDonald's '#McDriveKing' (France)

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It seems McDonald's has been having a little bit of fun with its fast-food competitor Burger King this week, having built an intriguing temporary billboard near Brioude in the Haute-Loire region of France. 

The two temporary installations poke fun at the fact that with more than 1,000 drive-thru locations across metropolitan France, McDonald's is more accessible than Burger King with less than 20. 

McDonald's has turned its customer proximity into a major asset by highlighting how close the next Drive-Thru is, while the other billboard displays 258km of directions (nearly a 5 hour car ride) detailing directions to the next Burger King drive-thru. 

The execution, from agency TBWA\Paris, sends out a pretty clear message and is sure to turn a few heads... Check out the short video below for more.

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22 January 2016

Experiential Ad of the Week: Land Rover ‘See Winter in a New Light’ (UK)

Land Rover has partnered with Lumiere London, the UK capital’s largest ever light festival, to celebrate the Great British Outdoors as part of its annual Hibernot seasonal campaign.

Produced by arts charity Artichoke, the campaign sees a series of five handmade large-scale specially lit ‘Private View’ frames positioned in front of key London landmarks at locations including Leicester Square, Oxford Circus, Piccadilly and King’s Cross.

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15 January 2016

OOH Ad of the Week: Sejong City ‘Lungs’ (South Korea)

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We all know the dangers of smoking, gosh we read about in the media all the time, but this new OOH ad from Sejong City certainly stands out as one of the more creative ideas…

Working with Nextround, the South Korean city has created lung-shaped holes on ventilators in smoking areas, which allow smokers to see the smoke they exhale going back into their lungs. The impact is maximised when they see the ceiling unconsciously while exhaling where the ventilator has been installed.

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16 October 2015

OOH Ad of the Week: Samsung ‘See beyond the edge’ (Sweden)

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Our favourite ad this week comes in the shape of a digital billboard that wrapped around a street corner in Stockholm, Sweden – meaning that the billboard faced in two directions simultaneously.

It’s a pretty clever concept that showcases a new live notification feature on the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+. With a claim to ‘help people with live notifications on the edge’, this billboard does just that.

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11 September 2015

OOH Ad of the Week: Nakd ‘#FindYourFave Edible Billboard’ (UK)

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We’ve seen some great innovations in outdoor advertising in our time but this one takes the biscuit – almost, literally! This week Nakd’s latest sampling drive saw a billboard erected in an area of London – but there was a twist… It was edible!

The billboard’s message to ‘Find Your Fave’ was created and built from a range of fruit and nut bars, from which consumers could stop and pick their favourite, all part of an effort to get people to try the brand’s range of goodies.

It’s all part of an integrated marketing campaign spanning press, experiential, digital display, outdoor, PR and social media. The campaign was created by independent shop Total Media, and included elements by YOLK Creative London, psLIVE and MEC.

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17 June 2015

Top 5 Contactless Campaigns using RFID & NFC

Top 5 Contactless Campaigns Using RFID

You may not know what they stand for, but chances are you’ve experienced RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) or NFC (Near Field Communication), especially if you’ve used an Oyster Card or the banks’ latest contactless payment apps. The concept is simple, when a tag comes into contact with a reader, an action is performed.

Coca Cola and Renault used RFID wristbands and cards that linked to people’s Facebook accounts, allowing them to physically check in and ‘like’ their products. It was even used in the 2010 New York Marathon so that a tag on runners’ shoes triggered a message from their loved ones as they passed certain points on the route.

Here are some of our favourite campaigns that have used the technology more recently;

Harrods & Ralph Lauren

In 2014, to celebrate the expansion of the Polo range at Harrods, 15 window displays at their store in London were brought to life with NFC-enabled touch points. Passers-by could tap their phones to the windows and access exclusive content, download a map of Harrods, and even order and buy online if the store was closed.

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Image Source; Proxama.com

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12 June 2015

OOH Ad of the Week: NHS Blood and Transplant ‘#MissingType’ (UK)

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What the bloody L is going on ‘ere? Letters seem to be disappearing from signs and shop fronts across the UK this week but before we start dialling the “sign police”, it turns out it’s just the workings of a new campaign from NHS Blood and Transplant desperately urging people to donate blood.

Iconic locations, brands and shops – including the Prime Minister’s residence on D_wning Street, round the corner from that book store W_terst_nes where we like to go and sit and eat a bar of Green & _l_cks chocolate – are removing the letters ‘A’, ‘O’ and ‘B’ in support of National Blood Week.

People are also been urged to join in on the blood donation effort by removing any of those letters from their names and posts on social media – all driven by the hashtag #missingtype. Additional PR activity is taking place across TV, radio, print and digital media. The campaign was created in collaboration with Engine and Twenty Six Digital.

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