This revolutionary sales system made a live market out of rice paddies. Visitors to Inakadate Village could simply point their smartphone cameras at a rice paddy to purchase rice. Working on the principle of the QR code, the smartphone would "read" artwork located in the field, enabling users to place orders. (http://www.hakuhodo.jp)
Gold Mobile cannes Lions 2014 / PAY PER LAUGH
The Teatreneu club in Barcelona has introduced the system. It’s a response, reportedly, to a spike in Spanish government taxes on theatre tickets, which has scared audiences off live performance. This pay-per-laugh wheeze draws on facial recognition technology. A tablet is fitted to the back of each seat, which reads audience members’ facial expressi ...
In the North Pacific, an area of plastic trash the size of France has formed. Governments have simply ignored it so the Plastic Oceans Foundation and LadBible submitted an application to the UN to recognise The Trash Isles as an official country. If granted, this would compel other nations to clean it up. As a result, 200,000 people became citizens and the campaign reached half a billion people. ( ...
Apple launched HomePod. A smart-speaker that can re-architect the acoustics of any space to deliver the highest-fidelity sound. Coupled with the intelligence of Siri and Apple Music integration, HomePod takes the home listening experience to a whole new level for anyone who loves and respects music. (http://tbwa.com)
Thousands of people visit shopping malls every day. But do you know how many people visit animal adoption centers every day? Very few. How to attract just a few of mall visitors to the adoption centers? via a new medium. The insight came from the following observation: the TVs in mall stores will screen just about anything. Why not use the medium for something that would really make a difference? ...
It turns out, if you want to pour the perfect glass of beer, the key lies in tilting the glass 45º. That’s how you’ll get the head of the beer just right. That´s why Andes developed an ambitious project: they used the natural gradient of the Andes mountain range to build a sloping bar. (http://saatchi.com)
People often say they've "rescued" a pet, but in many cases, the pet ends up rescuing its new owner just as much. The PEDIGREE® brand is bringing that notion to life with a new video created by BBDO New York called "Pick Me," just in time for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (April 30) and May's National Pet Month. (https://bbdo.com)
Turn unused pay phones on the street into coin banks. Anyone can easily access them and start saving money. When you want to save the coins you earned that day, all you need to do is simply go to a pay phone, punch in the code and put in the coins. This simple system dramatically lowers the entry barrier to having a savings account – while creating a whole new revenue stream reaching an entir ...
For “Van Gogh’s Bedrooms,” the agency Leo Burnett worked with the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) to reengage with the one audience that was still staying away in droves: local Chicagoans. With an upcoming Van Gogh exhibition featuring all three of his “bedroom paintings” brought together for the first time, AIC needed to find a way to take something that’s a big deal to art scholars and make it ir ...
The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet is a documentary series that explores the hidden places that blur the line between the physical and digital worlds. It unapologetically exposes the true face of cybercrime and reveals how online threats have real-world consequences. In 'Where Cybercrime Goes to Hide,' we explore the secret world of bulletproof hosting that’s hidden deep in undergrou ...
Massimo Lentsch, uno dei massimi esperti di Export Management Italiano.
Ha iniziato la carriera come Export Manager e ha costruito un'impresa di successo che ha portato al successo centinaia di aziende. L'azienda che ha creato aiuta le imprese Italiane ad esportare su tutti i mercati internazionali.
the latest Guinness ad celebrates real people with extraordinary integrity and character, in real situations, featuring the ‘society of elegant persons of the Congo’, otherwise known as the ‘Sapeurs’. (http://www.amvbbdo.com)
Converse Canvas Experiment
We designed the store to be a truly, engaging and creative experience, whilst aesthetically reflecting the artistic and rebellious nature of the footwear brand.(www.checklandkindleysides.com)
KIT KIT, when pronounced by Japanese, sounds like 'kitto katsu' which also means 'surely win'. With this happy coincidence, KIT KAT has been established as a good luck charm for the most important day in a Japanese student's life - university entrance exams. Our challenge, was to find a new, innovative and meaningful way to expand this brand beyond the student target, increa ...
At a time when more than 24 million French people tell their daily lives through their facebook statuses, imagine what those same users, plunged suddenly in the din of the twentieth century would have had to tell whether the social network had existed in 1914. That's the whole idea of "Operation Facebook in 1914" for the Museum of the Great War of the Pays de Meaux.& ...
Radio recorded in the trunk
To promote the launch of Renault Symbol with huge trunk see of 560 liter in Uruguay, they had budget for radio advertisement only. They creatively used radio by recording a radio show inside the trunk of the car and listeners were asked to visit the website to see the actual recording. This idea was a great success.
Nomad Invisible Ramps
LOLA has launched a call to action for skaters to take back their cities with a new video made in collaboration with Nomad Skateboards and Sick of Bean Fest. The Nomad Invisible Ramps were a series of skateboard ramps camouflaged and placed around the city of Madrid for skaters to ride on. From afar it looked like the skaters were riding invisible ramps and you can see the ...
OBI "Renovated Billboards"
OBI pushes ads for DIY stores beyond showing paint, saws or hammers by advertising more beautiful homes. On different run down houses, OBI renovates an area the size of an advertising billboard. (https://www.youtube.com)
Jeff Gordon: Test Drive 2 | Pepsi Max
Racing champion Jeff Gordon teams up with Pepsi MAX to pull a prank on an unsuspecting automotive journalist who had questioned the authenticity of the original "Test Drive." (https://www.youtube.com)