Tag Archives: Advertising

Become Someone Else

“Become Someone Else” is a clever ad campaign for the¬†Mint Vinetu¬†which is a popular independent secondhand bookshop and cafe in the heart of Old Town Vilnius, Lithuania. The cozy shop also sells vinyl and provides a venue for local musicians … Continue reading

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London to Cairo in 7 Days by Train

Throughout the 20th century European railway companies often incorporated route maps on their advertising posters. Due to size and design limitations, the cartographers involved in the map production often created distorted and geographically confusing maps. Still, the posters were attractive … Continue reading

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Dude It’s Rude

Inappropriate public transit passenger behavior is a problem in cities around the world. Over the years, TBTP has featured clever public relations campaigns from transportation agencies in Chicago, Tokyo, London, and Paris highlighting basic rider courtesy. Now, the New York … Continue reading

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Deco Still Inspires

I first discovered the very cool retro look illustrations from Danish artist Mads Berg when I did a story on the Canary Island tourist bureau rebranding last year. After running across more examples of his Deco-inspired poster and ad art … Continue reading

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Voices in High Towers

British artist Robert Montgomery’s text/art has appeared on streets and in galleries around the world. His eloquent, moving and ruminative statements challenge viewers’ beliefs and illusions. Montgomery usually plasters over existing signage and replaces the advertising with poetry. This summer, … Continue reading

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