Every week, I attempt to share a compilation of clutter-breaking creative ads and occasionally some commentary on the business of advertising. As many have noted, a majority of the ads out there go un-noticed, so managing to break the clutter is actually a big deal. This week’s compilation includes an inspiring ad for vaccination from France and quirky spots for Suntory juice from Japan and more. Ministry of Health, France: life comes back with vaccination I first came…

A recent post by @famouscampaigns on Instagram showcased two hoardings from Apple: one advertising the iPod in 2000 and the other one for iPhone & Apple Watch in 2020. It showed the advancements in technology and storage capacities in twenty years. Many pointed out that it also highlights the consistency in Apple’s advertising over the years. While the focus was on aesthetics of the two hoarding designs two decades apart, there are a few other…

Koo is a micro-blogging platform launched in March 2020 for the Indian market. A plus point in comparison to Twitter is that the app allows for posts in several Indian languages (aside from English). While social media platforms have facilitated posts in major Indian languages, Koo plans to allow posts in regional languages such as Konkani and Manipuri. Its founders are serial entrepreneurs who previously built businesses such as TaxiForSure (a cab hailing service acquired…