How Do You Convey ‘Speed’ in a Static Outdoor Ad? Paint It in Mere Minutes

BBH London's Western Union ad was created by speed painter Dave Sharp

To communicate the speed of Western Union money transfers, BBH London commissioned an artist to paint a mural in minutes. Western Union / BBH London

LONDON—BBH London has created a new campaign for Western Union, the cross-currency payments service, launched with a gigantic mural created in just minutes by professional “speed painter” artist Dave Sharp.

@saramayspary Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She's been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.