September 24, 2010

How are you getting home tonight?

Good media placement over the urinal in bar bathrooms.
The Texas Department of Transportation also has a well designed site highlighting all the ways you can get a ride home.
Plus, a real life version has been making the rounds:

September 22, 2010

September 20, 2010

Is Anheuser-Busch encouraging drug use?

It depends on what definition of fatty you think of first.
"Wrap your hands around a fatty." Subtle, Natural Light, very subtle.

September 16, 2010

Is your ad in the right place at the right time?

Havaianas did the sidewalk graffiti thing.

Pointing towards sunset is a nice touch, but not quite as cool in the middle of the day. But I guess at least people are sure to be wearing shoes when they see it.
Of course, some sidewalk ads make more sense than

September 7, 2010

Get it?

See, you “follow” someone on twitter and “follow that cab” is common line in movies.
Well played, @continental.

September 6, 2010

Would banning your product be better than actually selling it?

Making something seem more illicit is a tried and true method of getting people to want it.

Sidewalk graffiti for, a guerilla campaign declaring this new Brazilian rum’s independence from from other Brazilian rums.
(Other sidewalk ads here, here and here.)
Cachaca also had a crew of shot girls driving a truck around NYC.

September 3, 2010

How do you get women to buy more business attire?

Jones New York is running a smart campaign to inspire women to excel in their careers.

(I saw this ad in Grand Central on the last day I took the MetroNorth train home.)

Thesite has some gorgeous images shot by Annie Leibovitz in Grand Central Station.

September 2, 2010

Do you own too much stuff?

If you can’t fit everything you own into your home, you don’t need it.
The exception may be if you live in a NYC apartment.

Not that I’m one to talk. During my move, I consolidated two storage units in two different states into one in Austin.

The headline on the other side reads,
“Storing at your parents’ means having to visit.”
You can see two previous Manhattan Mini Storage campaigns here and here.

Ready for some New York leftovers?

I'm going start posting a few shots that I didn't have time to download before I left town.
After that, who knows?