Provides both an understanding of the application of the principles of advertising from a practitioner perspective, as well as a sound academic underpinning, and illustrated with examples of contemporary practice.
Advertising is riddled with myths and misunderstandings. It is believed to be both immensely powerful yet immensely wasteful, to increase economic prosperity and to be morally questionable. Neither its historic origins nor its modern operations are well understood. This Very Short Introduction will tell the truth about how advertising works.
What makes an advertisement hard-hitting and memorable? Unravelling the creative processes behind some of the effective campaigns, this title showcases over 200 examples of international advertising from a range of media. It is suitable for designers, art directors, copywriters and students of advertising.
Showcases the varied and inventive tactics that are being used by big-name brands, non-profit organizations and individuals to promote themselves, their ideas and their products. This title features over 70 international campaigns, including: Stunts, Street Propaganda, Sneaky Tactics, Site-specific campaigns and Multi-fronted attacks.
The quest to affirm Americans' need for alcohol and tobacco is a tale of 100 years of advertising intended to seduce consumers to partake in these delicious vices. This catalogue of ads showcases the extensive and abundant campaigns and trends of drinking and smoking in the United States that, for better or worse, explore a vibrant chapter of...