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Topic: U.K.

Ikea Loved This Artist's Fantastical Doodles on Its Catalog So Much, It Hired Her Meet Sarah Horne, children's illustrator in residence

Some companies might take exception to your scribbling all over its catalog. But not Ikea. For a while now, British illustrator Sarah Horne has found the Ikea catalog to be an…

January 16, 2015, 1:10 PM EST

Ads Urge British Women to Get Out and Exercise in All Their Jiggly, Sweaty Glory An anthem for average females working out

Exercise is hard enough already without your arm fat flapping like a chicken wing to discourage you. But if we could learn to stop worrying and love the sweaty slap…

January 16, 2015, 12:02 PM EST

Photograph These Ingenious Ads, and You'll Learn How to Save Kids From Eye Cancer One easy trick for early detection

If you take a flash photograph of a child, and one of his or her pupils looks white in the resulting image, it can indicate an eye tumor. In the…

December 9, 2014, 8:13 AM EST

Baby Animal Choir Sings Yaz's 'Only You' in This Ridiculously Cute Christmas Ad McVitie's expanded menagerie

McVitie's Victoria, the British biscuits brand, has been using puppies, kittens, tarsiers and owls in ads over the past year. Now, Grey London expands the baby-animal menagerie dramatically for McVitie's…

December 4, 2014, 7:49 AM EST

A Globe-Spanning Gift Was Secretly in Store for This London Bar Packed With Canadians Air Canada buys everyone a round to remember

Wherever you travel around the world, you'll always find Canadians gathering together, sharing stories and racking up an impressive bar tab. But this batch was especially lucky. Last week, Air Canada…

December 3, 2014, 5:21 PM EST

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…

December 3, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

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…

December 2, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

Adorable Ad Might Actually Make You Care About the Plight of British Hedgehogs And if it doesn't, nothing will

The cuteness factor is awwwf the charts in "Saving Harry," a two-minute animated film by Wildlife Aid U.K. that follows the journey of the titular hedgehog from suburbia back to…

November 21, 2014, 11:56 AM EST

This IT Company Just Made the Best Mind-Numbing Corporate Video Ever Risual is a bunch of damn heroes

Given they have a "shit ton" of clients and have "won every award ever," you might think Risual wouldn't need to advertise at all. What's that, you've never heard of…

November 14, 2014, 10:38 AM EST

All of Britain Sings 'Let It Go' in Vodafone's Christmas Ad You've heard of this song, I presume

"Let It Go" is so played out at this point, some might consider it a lump of coal in their stockings. But that hasn't stopped Vodafone U.K. and RKCR/Y&R from…

November 12, 2014, 12:19 PM EST

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