48 Funny Print Ads that’ll Keep You Laughing…and BuyingInspiration August 20, 2011
Though hundreds of Print Ads are made each year to promote various products, not many can be considered successful based on the response of both the critics and the general public. People have seen so many advertisements that they’ll be quick to blast unoriginal or overused concepts. They also expect witty and powerful copy. For budding graphic artists trying to make a name for themselves in the field of advertising, it is essential to find out what particular formulas have worked or failed in the past. And of course, the only way to do so is check out other works that have gotten the nod of critics and audience alike.
Something that has been present for a lot of successful print ads is the element of humor. While it isn’t really necessary, ads injected with humor, whether it be a form of sarcasm or just a clever joke, will most likely be remembered and talked about by the audience. We have compiled 48 of the funniest print ads made in recent years for your inspiration and sheer entertainment. Enjoy!
“One life for a biscuit.”
Gold’s Gym: Facebook
” What you leave out of Facebook, put it into Gold’s Gym.”
Polo Mints: Eskimo
The mint with the hole”
Purina Bark in the Park: Tree
Pringles Hot & Spicy: Hot air balloon
Mais Printing House: Tattoo
“Avoid disappointing results.”
Calgary Zoo: Cavegirl
“Go back in time.
Good Night Mattress: Thief
“Fall asleep easily.”
KISS FM 97.7: Father
“iPod..I’m your father.”
Findus Fraich’Frites: Grandchildren, 2
“Granny’s fries without the Granny”
Fiat Ambulance Line: Iceberg
“You never know how big of a problem you will find.
Introducing the fiat ambulance line.”
Softlan Ultra: Rugby
Audi: After-Effects, Robber
“Can’t stop driving.”
Café Tainá: Don’t Sleep, Prisoner
“When sleeping is not an option.”
Tata Beverages Billy Tea: Women were
“Tea from a time when men were men and women were kind of like what men are now.”
Kitadol: Bad mood
“Get her back.
Kitadol. Menstrual period.”
Isca Taps: Mirror
“LG Optimus 3D Smartphone. For more realistic pictures.”
Librairie L’Échange: Self-Hypnosis
For the books you’ll never read again
L’Échange used books”
Shieldtox Naturgard: Chameleon
Loteria de la Provincia de Buenos Aires: Money
“4 million bucks. The New year Jackpot.”
Bombril Fort: Girl
“Protect your dreams”
TopGear Magazine: Road safety, Social media
Paul Johnson just checked in @ the bottom of the river Thames.
Driving and social media just don’t mix.”
Seat: The road
AFS side lightning system on Seat Ibiza.”
3M Scotch Brite Roller: Dog
The Atelier: Portrait
“We teach that tricky area between 2 and 3.”
“24/7 Sports Channel
Land Rover: Gas tank
“Luxury car rental”
“Group shots, without group efforts.
WB700 with wide-angle lens.”
“15 square kilometer of rain forest disappears every minute.”
Telmex: Video security
“Upper Row (From left to right): Reads other people’s mail, leaves early, keeps alcohol in the drawer, steals office supplies.
Lower Row (From left to right): Always late, she is a man, nose picker, cries constantly, doesn’t work here.”
Ortoimplant Dental Clinic: Fans
” All your teeth back in just 24 hours.”
World AIDS Day: The Grim Reaper
BC Lung Association: Info
Eurostar: The barber
“It’s summertime in London.
Paris-London 77EURO return”
Young Director Award by CFP-E/Shots: Pool
“Born to create drama”
McDonald’s: The Real Milkshake
Lebeau Auto Glass: Mafioso
“Ultimate care for your car at Kia Service.”
“Give back her dreams
Rowenta RO4541: Duck
“RO4541 Silence Force
2100 Watt Vacuum Cleaner
Google: Did you mean Battleship?
“Did you mean? battleship”