This collection of vintage cigarette ads were collected by the Stanford School of Medicine reveal that our negative views of smoking around children are actually fairly new. From the looks of things, smoking with your kid was quite normal. Tobacco companies in those days crossed all limits to encourage smoking, including the use of infants in their ads. The ads are part of Stanford's research into the impact of tobacco advertising. Want to learn more about their research? Check it out here. Via: Hankermag
The Haiti-based communication agency Parkour Studio has decided to have fun with Trump's mean remark by creating a fake and hilarious campaign. The Studio has also launched a fundraising campaign to fund the display of this campaign in the city of Washington, just in front of Donald Trump.
Haddon Sundblom, a commercial illustrator, was commissioned for an advertising campaign for Coca Cola that would have much longer lasting impact than he could imagine. Although some artists had previously illustrated simliar versions of Santa, Sundblom's images of Santa in Coca Cola advertisements in the 1930's through the 1960's were a hit, and cemented in the public mind what Santa looked like. Here are a sampling of the advertisements through the first 25 years of this campaign.