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75 Shocking Advertisements

75 Shocking Advertisements

In advertising, humorous ads are a powerful method of instantly attracting a viewers' attention. Advertisements can also gain attention by implementing a practice known as the shock factor, which is the complete opposite. The shocking advertisements in this post use a visually disturbing or conceptually controversial design approach in order to make an impact. Sit back, enjoy, and prepare to be shocked!

 

1. 13th Street: Be Patient

13th Street: Be Patient

Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt/Spree GmbH

 

2. A Bela Sintra: Foot

A Bela Sintra: Foot

Advertising Agency: Giovanni + DraftFcb

 

3. Ace: Tarantula

Ace: Tarantula

Advertising Agency: Grey

 

4. Alac: Kitchen

Alac: Kitchen

Advertising Agency: BBDO

 

5. Alka-Seltzer: New Year

Alka-Seltzer: New Year

Advertising Agency: Provid

 

6. AMAM (Association of Women Against Genital Mutilation): Plastic Doll

AMAM (Association of Women Against Genital Mutilation): Plastic Doll

Advertising Agency: BBDO

 

7. Amnesty International: Archer

Amnesty International: Archer

Advertising Agency: TBWA

 

8. Amnesty International: Red Little Tender

Amnesty International: Red Little Tender

Advertising Agency: Unitas/RNL

 

9. Ariel: Ketchup

Ariel: Ketchup

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

10. Ariel: Pervert

Ariel: Pervert

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

11. AshtrayMouth.com: Roach Girl

AshtrayMouth.com: Roach Girl

Advertising Agency: Sedgwick Rd

 

12. Aware Helpline: Verbal Abuse

Aware Helpline: Verbal Abuse

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

13. Canex: Spaniel

Canex: Spaniel

Advertising Agency: TBWA

 

14. Caribú Bitter: Canari

Caribú Bitter: Canari

Advertising Agency: Lowe + Partners

 

15. Caribú Bitter: Poison

Caribú Bitter: Poison

Advertising Agency: Lowe + Partners

 

16. Casa Do Menor: Hands

Casa Do Menor: Hands

Advertising Agency: McCann Worldgroup

 

17. Casa & Perfume Air Freshener: Fish

Casa & Perfume Air Freshener: Fish

Advertising Agency: Fala

 

18. Cerveira Art Biennial: Botticelli

Cerveira Art Biennial: Botticelli

Advertising Agency: McCann Worldgroup

 

19. Child Health Foundation: The Scream

Child Health Foundation: The Scream

Advertising Agency: Serviceplan Gruppe

 

20. Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers: England

Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers: England

Advertising Agency: Miami Ad School

 

21. Colin Glass Cleaner: Spider

Colin Glass Cleaner: Spider

Advertising Agency: JWT

 

22. Colombian Association of Arterial Hypertension: Home

Colombian Association of Arterial Hypertension: Home

Advertising Agency: DDB

 

23. Concordia Children’s Services: Piglets

Concordia Children’s Services: Piglets

Advertising Agency: Y&R

 

24. Discriminatie.nl: Hide

Discriminatie.nl: Hide

Advertising Agency: Imagine

 

25. Domestic Violence: Livingroom

Domestic Violence: Livingroom

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

26. Eagle Print Awards 2009: Cactus

Eagle Print Awards 2009: Cactus

Advertising Agency: KingJames

 

27. Emirates Arthritis Foundation: Painful

Emirates Arthritis Foundation: Painful

Advertising Agency: The Classic Partnership

 

28. E.N.P.A.: Spray

E.N.P.A.: Spray

Advertising Agency: Lowe + Partners

 

29. Family Network Foundation: Dad

Family Network Foundation: Dad

Advertising Agency: V2 Power

 

30. Fashion Outlet Zurich: Cow

Fashion Outlet Zurich: Cow

Advertising Agency: Ruf Lanz

 

31. Findus Fraich’Frites: Grandchildren

Findus Fraich’Frites: Grandchildren

Advertising Agency: Grey

 

32. Foundation Abbé Pierre: The Lifeguard

Foundation Abbé Pierre: The Lifeguard

Advertising Agency: BDDP Unlimited

 

33. Fur Free: Angry Fox

Fur Free: Angry Fox

Advertising Agency: Milos Sibinovic

 

34. Glassing Sunglasses: Kiss My Glass

Glassing Sunglasses: Kiss My Glass

Advertising Agency: Y&R

 

35. Good Parent: Boy

Good Parent: Boy

Advertising Agency: DDB

 

36. Government of the State of Santa Catarina: Hamburger

Government of the State of Santa Catarina: Hamburger

Advertising Agency: Grupo Fórmula Comunicação

 

37. Gringo’s Tequila: El Matador Peligroso

Gringo’s Tequila: El Matador Peligroso

Advertising Agency: Volcano

 

38. Humans for Animals: Seal

Humans for Animals: Seal

Advertising Agency: TBWA

 

39. IndyAct: Bobcat

IndyAct: Bobcat

Advertising Agency: DDB

 

40. Just Liquid Hand Wash: Cockroaches

Just Liquid Hand Wash: Cockroaches

Advertising Agency: Euro RSCG Worldwide

 

41. Karabine: New Years Greetings, Mickael Blonce

Karabine: New Years Greetings, Mickael Blonce

Advertising Agency: Karabine

 

42. Lung Cancer Awareness: Girl

Lung Cancer Awareness: Girl

Advertising Agency: Draftfcb

 

43. Masterlock: Hippies

Masterlock: Hippies

Advertising Agency: FoxP2

 

44. Mettiamocilatesta.it: Don't Cut a Dream

Mettiamocilatesta.it: Don't Cut a Dream

Advertising Agency: Milc

 

45. Multiple Sclerosis Australia: Use By Dates

Multiple Sclerosis Australia: Use By Dates

Advertising Agency: CumminsRoss

 

46. NoButts.org, Anti-Cigarette Butt Pollution Campaign: Catfish

NoButts.org, Anti-Cigarette Butt Pollution Campaign: Catfish

Advertising Agency: University of North Texas

 

47. Nycomed: Agony

Nycomed: Agony

Advertising Agency: Sentrix

 

48. One Life: Shower

One Life: Shower

Advertising Agency: Bleublancrouge

 

49. Oust: Everything Has Consequences

Oust: Everything Has Consequences

Advertising Agency: Draftfcb

 

50. Pastorini Toy Store: Cowgirl

Pastorini Toy Store: Cowgirl

Advertising Agency: Lesch + Frei

 

51. Pedestrian Council of Australia: Family

Pedestrian Council of Australia: Family

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

52. Pet Flea & Tick Spot On: Haircut

Pet Flea & Tick Spot On: Haircut

Advertising Agency: J&J Advertising

 

53. Popeye Detergent Hipoalergenic: Hellraiser

Popeye Detergent Hipoalergenic: Hellraiser

Advertising Agency: Puerto Publicidad

 

54. Procter & Gamble / Febreze: Fly

Procter & Gamble / Febreze: Fly

Advertising Agency: Grey

 

55. Queer-Travel.de: The Other Side of America

Queer-Travel.de: The Other Side of America

Advertising Agency: Scholz & Friends

 

56. RamOrama T-Shirts: Expose Yourself

RamOrama T-Shirts: Expose Yourself

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather

 

57. Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Piece of Meat

Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Piece of Meat

Advertising Agency: Bilinki & Groggins

 

58. RSF: Ink

RSF: Ink

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi

 

59. RSPCA: Woman

RSPCA: Woman

Advertising Agency: The Campaign Palace

 

60. Sanctuary, Save the Tiger: Binocular

Sanctuary, Save the Tiger: Binocular

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather

 

61. Save the Children: Child Labour

Save the Children: Child Labour

Advertising Agency: M&C Saatchi

 

62. Semorin: Mustard

Semorin: Mustard

Advertising Agency: Fischer & Friends

 

63. Shared Responsibility: Kidnapping

Shared Responsibility: Kidnapping

Advertising Agency: Lowe + Partners

 

64. Skins: Defy Genetics

Skins: Defy Genetics

Advertising Agency: Arnold Furnace

 

65. Solid Paint: Cross

Solid Paint: Cross

Advertising Agency: JWT

 

66. Spid Advertising Photographer: Baby

Spid Advertising Photographer: Baby

Advertising Agency: DDB

 

67. Stella Coffee Pot: Spider

Stella Coffee Pot: Spider

Advertising Agency: Lorenzo Marini & Associati

 

68. Superette: Elevator

Superette: Elevator

Advertising Agency: DDB

 

69. The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: Chair

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation: Chair

Advertising Agency: Chi & Partners

 

70. TMF: Amy Winehouse

TMF: Amy Winehouse

Advertising Agency: Mortierbrigade

 

71. Vancouver Aquarium: Bath

Vancouver Aquarium: Bath

Advertising Agency: Taxi

 

72. WhatAreYouDoingToYourself.com: Street

WhatAreYouDoingToYourself.com: Street

Advertising Agency: George Patterson Y&R

 

73. Workplace Safety Insurance Board: Sign

Workplace Safety Insurance Board: Sign

Advertising Agency: Draftfcb

 

74. WWF: Blood

WWF: Blood

Advertising Agency: Lowe + Partners

 

75. YouthSPK: Blood

YouthSPK: Blood

Advertising Agency: Cocoon Branding Inc.