Useful Billboards? Advertisements Extend Into Urban Space
Most billboards simply show words and pictures, but this series of urban advertisements offers passers-by a helping hand with some of life's little moments.
Company Capers: Ten Terrible Corporate Superheroes
The best corporate superheroes punch up sales while resonating with the youth demographic. These ten terrible corporate superheroes, not so much.
Livable Billboard Offers Artists a Temporary Home
Scribe Billboard is both an ongoing urban art project beautifying Mexico City, and a clever, compact hidden home for the artists as they work.
No Wi-Fi Zones: Taking a Break from Constant Connection
A marketing campaign by Kit Kat encourages you to take a break from your devices with a 'No WiFi Zone', which blocks all wifi signals in a 5 mile radius.
Ad-Free Advertising: A Void Billboard of Nothingness
An odd metal billboard on the border between the United States and Canada advertises nothing but empty air, drawing the viewer's eye to the landscape.
The Incredible Lost and Found Art of Hand-Painted Signage
Before the days of cheap laser-cut vinyl lettering, an industry existed for the purpose of hand-painting signage and lettering. Today, it's making a comeback.
Hacktivists Subvert Street Ads with Art & Info in Toronto
So-called 'info pillars' in Toronto that are actually covered in advertisements have been hacked and replaced with art by guerrilla collective cARTopgraphy TO.
Closing the Curtain on Public Advertising – Literally
French artist The Wa installs roller blinds on public ads in the city of Toulouse, giving passersby a little more control over the urban environment.
3D Sell-Outs? 13 Street Ads You Can Step Into
That kid who likes to draw in the sidewalk with chalk, might grow up into an artist who gets paid mad money to illustrate awesome 3D advertisements.
Con Jobs: 10 Outrageous Apple Brand Ripoffs
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then a host of eager entrepreneurs REALLY admire Apple Inc. and its visionary founder/CEO, the late Steve Jobs.