Topic: Furniture

Ad of the Day: Ikea Drifts Between Dream and Nightmare in a Lofty Ode to Sleep

Real effects help create a surreal sequence in 'Beds'

This gorgeous and unnerving gem from Ikea and Mother London is so ethereal it couldn't have been filmed in the real world, right? Wrong, actually. Many of the ad's surreal and…

Finally, Ads for Discount Furniture That Don't Just Yell, 'Come On Down!'

Translation gives American Signature's brands a new voice

IDEA: Ads for discount furniture aren't usually very funny—at least, not intentionally so. But Translation's new work for American Signature breaks away from the category's tired old direct response model…

Ikea's Family Tree Ads Show the Beds on Which Each New Generation Was Conceived

Kitchen tables and sinks, too

Ikea would like to remind you that the odds are pretty good your parents produced you by having sex on its furniture. New print ads from the brand in Germany offer…

Ikea Furniture Is Clearly in the Mood for Valentine's Day

Simple and saucy poster from BBH Singapore

Here's some hot wood-on-wood action for Valentine's Day, courtesy of Ikea.  BBH Singapore created this Valentine's Day image, which was posted to the brand's local Facebook page and is being featured on…

Ad for Ugly Loveseat Insists It's Not an Ugly Loveseat but a Piece of 'Upholstered Americana'

Another Craigslist masterpiece

The canvas of Craigslist continues to inspire many a budding copywriter to create odes to objects most of us would dismiss as curb trash. Witness this latest advertisement—for an old…

Ad of the Day: Ikea Welcomes You to the Dollhouse

Mother's captivating and creepy music video

The premise of Ikea's "One Room Paradise" music video seems straightforward: As a little girl plays with her dollhouse (doll apartment complex, to be precise), the dolls come to life…

Ad of the Day: Ikea

A couple changing out their lawn furniture face diminutive but furious opposition

Gno one really gnows how hard it is to make this kind of ad. It's gnot an easy task, obviously, but in my experience, almost gnothing can keep a viewer's…

Pete Rose Knocks It Out of the Park in Wonderfully Awkward Local Furniture Ads

Cameo by his Playboy model fiancée

It's a hit! Pete Rose mistakes a recliner for a couch and pretends to eat pastry in these awesomely awkward, sublimely stilted low-budget commercials for Muenchens Furniture in Cincinnati. There's…

Billy Corgan Picks Wrestling-Themed Furniture Spot for His Ad Debut

Smashing Pumpkins frontman appears for $50,000 charitable donation

Billy Corgan makes his advertising debut in this bizarre, low-budget and cobranded ad for Resistance Pro Wrestling and Chicago furniture retailer Walter E. Smithe. By way of explanation, the Smashing…