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"Tired?" Crunched beer cap visuals sell two different ideas

Back in school there was a period when we were all so very infatuated with "the creme of Manchester" and similar campaigns that we spent too much time creating visuals out of the product before coming up with any other ideas.

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Robert Dyas Gay/Bi/Straight vs Red House Black & White furniture

A chain of hardware shops in the UK wants you to know they're ready to serve you, whether you're gay, straight or bi. In fact their range of gay, straight and bi sales staff will be more than happy to help. What's going on, and where did this bonkers piece of communication come from?

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Librarians upset by Airbnb's tone in new poster campaign

"Dear Public Library System, Please use the $12 million n hotel taxes to keep the library open later." - so reads one of the headlines in Airbnb's new poster campaign. Other headlines ask public works for "more bike lanes, like this one" or nudge the board of education to keep art in schools.

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Dressman challenges the "perfect men" Calvin Klein stereotype in a "Dove real beauties" copycat.

Forsman and Bodenfors in Sweden has done today what Ogilvy Düsseldorf did ten years ago, a simple "Dove real beauties" like spoof ad, but with "real" men in underwear.

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Carlsberg asks "Are you Beer body ready" spoofing Protein World

I suppose a congratulations are in order for Protein World whose trolling as a social media strategy made their Beach Body ad as famous as

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Asian carrier Scoot to name a plane "Inspiring Spirit" due to Spirit copying their look

Asian airline Scoot has been teasing US carrier Spirit Airlines' for looking very similar to them - in color, visual icon language and even tongue in cheek tone of voice.

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Beagle Street Releases The Pounds, Confuses Adgrunt

This week in London, insurance company Beagle Street decided to "Release the Pounds" in a publicity stunt to promote the finding of its latest survey. £5000 worth of beautiful origami dogs were dispersed across the capital for all and sundry to discover.

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Angry Aussie activists slam Abbot with "HOPELESS" Obama style poster

Here's one for the spoof badland department, this large poster installed in the Sydney suburb of Chippendale was created by graphic designer Michael Agzarian under the political activist group Abbot

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2015 Super Bowl ads: the Badland edition full house.

So this "somber super bowl" with all the oh-so-serious ads, was also the super bowl of reruns.

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