Taking London by storm

Posted by: Helen Walters on October 1, 2007

london ink.jpg
Everyone’s favorite ad-agency-that’s-not-an-ad-agency caused a bit of a stir in London recently. Mother installed two enormous, tattooed mannequins — one at Victoria Station, the other on the banks of the River Thames. It’s all part of a campaign for London Ink, a new reality TV show following a bunch of tattoo artists. Video of the riverbank installation here:

It’s really a fantastic example of guerrilla/ambient advertising that’s got everyone talking — in a good way. No fake bombs in site. Are you watching and learning, Cartoon Network?

[Image from Getty; thanks to CR’s blog for the YouTube video link]

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APTX Berlin

December 20, 2009 3:29 PM

This is cool. Look at http://www.mixwerk.com for more cool stuff.

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