David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Pharma ads from decades past

Alca Butazolidina

There’s an intersting collection of pharamceutical print ads from the 50s, 60s and 70s over at ex-novo’s Espacios publicitarios album.

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Creative advertising

I thought I’d share some clever ads from around the world to get the creative juices flowing. Shimmy over to the Advertising / Design Goodness blog for some others, courtesy of Frederik Samuel. If you know the agencies responsible for the ads above do let me know so I can reference them.

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Smoking ruins lives

Tobacco danger

Ask the children of smoker parents.

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Hoover advertisment

Hoover advertisment

Even though this print advert didn’t run (it’s the work of students at Miami Ad School), I think it’s a superb example of print advertising.

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JWT get it wrong

horlicks advertisement jwt

Ford, HSBC, Unilever, Vodafone. Just some of the clients of JWT. You’d expect them to be at the top of their game, everytime. This ad (above) produced for the Junior Horlicks sub-brand tells us that even the big guns can waste your advertising spend.

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