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Topic: Europe

This Clever Amnesty Campaign Imprisons Your Cursor Within a Banner Ad

11% of viewers signed group's petition

Sometimes an ad idea just doesn't get the reach it deserves, and this is certainly one of those times. Polish agency The Digitals created a little-seen banner/pop-up ad last year that…

Alfa Romeo Responded to This Forlorn Fan With One of the Best Personalized Tweets Ever

Poetically mourning a missed connection

A lot of brands try for a personalized, poignant touch with their social media fans, but few have ever pulled it off this well. When Daniel Hancox of England's Burton upon…

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette

Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

Burger King Surprised Apartment Hunters With One Whopper of a Kitchen Upgrade

A fully staffed restaurant, just for you

If you're apartment hunting for a three bedroom/two bath/one Burger King, this might be the spot for you. Spanish agency La Despensa equipped a tasty pad in downtown Madrid with a…

These Forgotten Toys Want to Know What Love Is. They Want You to Show Them

Freeview revives a classic '80s power ballad

If your once-loved, coldly discarded belongings could share their feelings of loss and exile, what would it sound like? Like Foreigner, that's what. In this Leo Burnett spot for British TV…

Here's Harvey Nichols' Follow-up to One of the World's Most-Awarded Ad Campaigns

Has the retailer finally found the Christmas spirit?

Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols practically swept the 2014 Cannes Lions with its last holiday campaign, which won a staggering four Grand Prix. Now the brand has returned with its highly…

A Bank Hired an Actor to Tell You He's an Actor Hired by a Bank. And It's Awesome

Nordnet takes transparency very seriously

Commercials about financial institutions are notoriously snooze-worthy, but Nordnet has changed it up with a fun new campaign rich in meta-humor. The Scandinavian financial institution, operating in Denmark, Finland, Norway and…

Waitrose Skips the Whimsical but Still Warms Hearts in Its Christmas Ad

And you might actually remember what's being advertised

Christmas storytelling is an annual rite of advertising one-upsmanship in Britain. But how can you weave a heart-warming tale while still keeping your product front and center? U.K. grocery chain Waitrose…

Real Beauty? Nah, Victoria's Secret Would Rather Celebrate the 'Perfect Body'

Brand's play on words comes off tone-deaf

Victoria's Secret is under fire for its newest bra campaign featuring the tagline "The Perfect 'Body,'" suggesting on first glance that these women have it, and you probably don't. More than 10,000…

Honda's Double-Sided Story on YouTube Is Mind-Bendingly Brilliant

Toggle between perfectly parallel lives

Well, this might just blow your damn mind. Honda and Wieden + Kennedy London have created a rather incredible "double-sided story" on YouTube to promote the Civic and its sportier sibling,…

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