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Topic: Europe

Barista Gorgeously Customizes His Customers' Cups at U.K. Starbucks

Artist spends 40 hours on each

Artist and barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte, who works at the Starbucks across from the British Museum in London, has been taking some pretty awesome liberties with the chain's "name on…

2 Years and 50,000 Shingles Later, This Man Has Created a Lovely Wooden Beetle

A labor of love and oak

All those nerds who hot-glue gears onto stuff and call it steampunk have been outdone by a retiree in Bosnia. Momir Bojic has put his free time to good use by…

Awkward Around People With Disabilities? These Ads Want to Help

Grey London campaign looks to 'break the ice'

Ever met someone with a disability and felt unsure what to say or how to even shake hands? If so, you're not alone, and British advocacy group Scope is here…

Royal London Revisits Britain's Bloody, Plague-Ridden Past With Macabre Delight

'We're so yesterday'

Royal London has been around since 1861, but the insurer decided to go even further back to explain its old-school values, like loyalty, care and "helping people hide their cheese…

After 22 Attempts, Turkish Airlines Finally Pulled Off This Epic Pool Dunk

CP+B had only 4 hours to make one-shot ad work

Euroleague ballers Shawn James, Kyle Hines, Robin Benzing and Sergio Rodriguez hoop it up poolside and make a big splash in Crispin Porter + Bogusky London's new Turkish Airlines spot…

Artist Achieves His Dream of Turning a City Street Into a Waterslide

96,000 people apply to ride

We've written before about artist Luke Jerram's ambitious plan to turn a Bristol street into a giant waterslide, but now he's gone ahead and done it. Jerram's waterslide ended up being…

Would These Crazy 3-D Ads Inspire You to Travel More?

French rail campaign plays to passions of passers-by

You're walking down the street and you see a giant 3-D mouth singing opera. Maybe you see an enormous, realistic rugby player taking a shower. Perhaps a gigantic Marilyn Monroe…

New Invention Creates Aromatic Bubbles That Can Be Branded in Flight

Get a whiff of SensaBubble

SensaBubble sounds (and looks) like something Wile E. Coyote would use in his Sisyphean pursuit of the Road Runner, but it's actually a real idea that could become a popular…

Ad of the Day: Internet Provider Brings Lag Into Real Life, Where It's Extra Annoying

Good luck cooking or playing ping-pong

Online lag is pretty frustrating in its own right. But Swedish Internet provider Ume.net recently took the experience to new heights (or maybe depths?) by simulating lagtime in real life  The…

Fashion Ads Become Freakish and Haunting After Artist's Acid Wash

An attention-grabbing and grotesque guerrilla project

As if the Photoshop-perfect faces on outdoor ads weren't nightmarish enough, German street artist Vermibus ratchets up the horror by using chemicals to transform such posters into grotesque visions for…

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