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Topic: Europe

Ad of the Day: Credit Suisse

Euro RSCG hauntingly updates a classic Ovid poem to promote the client's Titian exhibition

In the classic tradition of the financial world bankrolling the artistic one, Credit Suisse is sponsoring an exhibition titled Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 at London's National Gallery this summer—and called on…

The Spot: Speed the Plough

A farmer and his son work the land in the latest epic spot from British baker Hovis

IDEA: Hovis bread secured its place in British advertising history with 1973's much-loved "Boy on Bike" spot. Directed by Ridley Scott, the homespun tale featured a young boy pushing a…

The Spot: Flirting With Disaster

Playboy wonders what would happen, or not, between a man and a woman stuck in an elevator

IDEA: Playboy is introducing a line of men's toiletries worldwide—shower gels, body sprays and fragrances—and kicking off the advertising with a stylish and sexy (some might say sexist) 60-second launch…

Ad of the Day: Volkswagen

In auto-safety advertising, nothing beats a good father-daughter team

We featured Volkswagen work from Deutsch Los Angeles in this space as recently as last Wednesday, but this new VW spot from DDB London has pushed its way to the…

Ad of the Day: Hornbach

DIY projects remain epically inspiring in the German chain's latest surreal and symphonic spot

You might think the sound of a jackhammer crunching through concrete is obnoxious. Wrong, says German home-improvement brand Hornbach. It's music. The building-supplies chain is out with an offbeat new spot…

Ad of the Day: Ford

For the worst drivers, parallel parking is a pinball game, so Ogilvy made a life-size one

One hot trend in automotive marketing is the giant, experiential video game—a public event that brings car gaming out of the living room and into the real world. Mercedes in…

The Spot: Pain Beyond Words

Children hint at abuse, in their own inimitable language, in this powerful PSA for Britain's NSPCC

IDEA: Britain's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children had a pressing issue: People were waiting months, even years, to report suspected child abuse. This is partly because…

Ad of the Day: Orangina

Ladies suddenly the more spiteful sex in spots for 'Miss O!' diet drinks

Ladies, Orangina wants you to know its new "Miss O!" diet drinks will make you feel empowered—even if you're hairy all over. Like a wolf. Or a hyena. The brand's familiar,…

Ad of the Day: Orange

Silence your mobile phone at the movies, or the telecom's obnoxious security police will hunt you down

Why does everybody hate the TSA so much? Totally kidding. I know why. Orange, a French telecom, scores points off our very own Transportation Safety Administration in the silence-your-cell-phone ad below…

Ad of the Day: Lactofree

Wieden + Kennedy introduces another quirky bunch of lovable spokescreatures: lactose-intolerant hedgehogs

The folks at Wieden + Kennedy love their spokescreatures. Last year, for Cravendale milk, the London agency filmed a charming pack of scheming cats with a thirst for milk—and opposable thumbs.…

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