Print media has become an active and vital part of our life and it is impossible to break free from it. The printed format, whether it is for magazines, newspapers or billboards, sets specific challenges for ad designers. Advertisements are made hilarious to attract people’s attention.
An idea or message must be communicated simply and swiftly, it must be eye-catching enough to grab the viewer’s attention and convey the important information in an instant. When a print designer employs humour to carry this information, the result can be become a visual ‘one-liner’, a joke that speaks the message the ad intends.
Here are 15 such hilarious advertisements. Enjoy and try to imagine the level of the creativity of the designers who gave their time in making them so funny.
Utopolis Group of Cinemas: Titanic
Senior Self Defence Academy: Deadly Seniors, Biker
Glassex Window Cleaner: Magician
Lazer Cycle Helmets: Hospital
Alka Seltzer: Hangover
Kodak Rechargeable Batteries: Tiger
Belgian Association for Obese Patients: Encourage Your Children to do More Sport
Nikol Baking Tray: Jacuzzi
Softlan Ultra: Wrestling
Bose Noise reduction Headphones: Waterfall
German Olympic Sport Federation: David
Pringles Hot and Spicy: Balloon
DynaKids Vitamins: Making Kids Stronger