Big, Bold and Brilliant - 10 Super Creative Billboards from Around the World

The more and more billboards that keep popping up, the more and more creative they need to be in order to capture viewer's attention. Check out these 10 very creative billboards from around the world!

1. Super Shiny  Billboards - Argentina

Mr. Clean actually took advantage of stacked billboards in Argentina to get their sparkly clean message across of a mirror like clean.

Source: Ads of the World

2. Growing Danger Billboard- Australia

Ice is the most potent and most dangerous amphetamine, not mention highly addictive with very harmful physical damage resulting in many cases. To create awareness, the Health Department actually created a "living " billboard which was changed every week  to show the damaging effects of the drug over a two month period. A weed symbolizing the dangerous drug appeared to grow slowly taking over the billboard.

Source: Ads of the World

3. Powerful as Construction Equipment Billboard- USA

From an art school in the US, these outdoor wallscapes actually use construction equipment already in place to convey real gym equipment and spread the message of Powerhouse Gym.

Source: Ads of the World

4. At Natural and Subtle As The Sky Billboard - Lebanon

A hair color line used this cut out from its  billboard idea to empasize  the variety of NATURAL  hair colors they can offer throughout the different times of day.   

Source: Ads of the World

5. Conserve - Canada

This ad from BC Hydro, to promote being "power smart," reads: 25 old lights use more energy than 2,500 LEDs.

Source: Ads of the World

6. Super Soft  BillBoard - UAE

This billboard took a different shape from the standard rectangle to show the positive effects of the softener - soft and squishy.

Source: Ads of the World

7. Homeless Can Be Home Billboard - USA

The word “Homeless” is composed of 143 individual portraits of actual Denver homeless, shot over a four week period.

Two weeks later, half the faces in “less” are gone.

Two weeks after that, only the faces in “Home” are left.

Just like what the Denver Rescue Mission hopes to accomplish for its clients; putting them in a home.

Source: Ads of the World


8. Strong Enough to Support a Billboard - India

Prestige Omega cookware used the pole of the billboard to show its strength.

Source: Ads of the World

9. Each Billboard Has A Story to Tell - India

These billboards from Asian paint display the names of the colors without writing a word. The message? Each color has a story to tell.

Chocolate - a dark brown paint:

Popsicle - A flirty pink paint:

Source: Ads of the World

10. Telling of the Dangers Billboards - South Africa

The National Council Against Smoking ran these ads in South Africa to show the dangers of smoking.

Source: Ads of the World

What do you think of these billboards?

What's your favorite?

Seen any other creative messaging on billboards lately?

Apr 14, 2008
by Anonymous

Very Interesting!

Very Interesting!