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Topic: Forsman & Bodenfors

Sweden's Favorite Fishy Paste Delights in Disgusting the Rest of the World With It

Kalles Kaviar is latest to find comic value in an acquired taste

Ever hear of Kalles Kaviar? It's cod roe, and you eat it out of a toothpaste tube. Cringe away, but Kalles is a beloved Swedish product. They put it over eggs…

These Compelling Campaigns Are the Gold Standard for Sports Advertising

Clio honors Gatorade, Nike, NBA and Nascar

The Clio Awards launched Clio Sports last year to honor the best in sports advertising and marketing. Gatorade, Nike and the NBA, among many others, were honored with Clio gold…

Grim Reaper Sings About Kids Dying in Unicef's Insane Sound of Music Parody

Waterborne illnesses are some of his favorite things

The hills are alive with the sound of Unicef Sweden singing about cholera. A jolly grim reaper does a Broadway number on waterborne diseases in Forsman & Bodenfors' insane new ad…

Ad of the Day: Ikea Praises Ordinary Household Items with Epic Irreverence

It's hard work, but someone has to do these jobs

Don't take your toilet brush for granted, says a wise new ad from Ikea. Aptly titled "Everyday Heroes," the spot—by Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors—is a moving celebration of the different…

Volvo Trucks Returns to Elaborately Prank This Poor Guy on His First Day at Work

Fake crowd, fake paparazzi, real valet

Volvo Trucks, the surprising brand behind YouTube's most watched ad of all time, is back with a new video. And this time, instead of Jean-Claude Van Damme, it's an unsuspecting…

Droga5 Hires Niklas Lindstrom

Worked on Volvo Trucks at Forsman & Bodenfors

Niklas Lindstrom has joined Droga5, New York, as the agency’s head of interactive production. Most recently he was employed as the digital head for Swedish firm Forsman & Bodenfors, where…

You Get Half Off Products If You Can Screenshot Them in Retailer's Fast-Moving Instagram Videos

Ingenious social game

Here's a clever little social game—involving just Instagram video and your phone's screenshot function—from ad agency Forsman & Bodenfors for a Swedish department store. The retailer, Åhléns, posted three stop-motion Instagram…

From Moscow to Mumbai, These Agencies Make Today's Best Campaigns

Portraits of shops doing award-winning ads like 'Epic Split' and 'Dumb Ways to Die'

Stéphane Xiberras, president, photographed on the banks of the Seine by Emmanuel Fradin. BETC Paris While this agency’s logo pays homage to the bee colony it tends atop its roof terrace—which happens…

Ad of the Day: Ikea Hypnotizes Customers and Time Travels to Their Future Lives

Forsman & Bodenfors work is strange but charming

Ikea is really going down the rabbit hole to promote its new catalog, and it wants to take you along for the ride. The brand has launched a campaign from Swedish…

Harvey Nichols Won a Grand Prix in Film at Cannes. Here Are 7 Ads That Are Better

Winning with greed in a year of inspiration

CANNES, France—All this past week, Cannes Lions judges and presenters talked endlessly about how the best ads are those that inspire and even improve the world. So, why was the festival's…

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