Category: Print Ads

Marketing, Copywriting, and Direct Mail all got started with the invention of mass printing.  Since then paying for placement in a physical publication has become an art, and a science. Here are some classic high converting print ads for inspiration, and sometimes just sheer beauty.

Eve Mattress Ad Campaign

This is a small collection of mainly copy ads from Eve Mattress. They are primarily text and hardly feature photos of the features of the mattresses.

A very interesting “blanket” …

Old Typewriter Print Ads

This is a collection of old-timey typewriter print advertisements from the 1920’s:

Remington Typewriter “Bragging” Ad

Dang Remington……bragging much about your typewriters??

This ad serves as a reminder to the public that Remington essentially founded the typewriter industry (Remington then shut it’s doors in 1955).…

Typewriter Print Ad

This typewriter ad from the 1920’s brags about how great this L.C. Smith & Bros typewriter is across various jobs.

The layout uses very little of the full page making …

Vest-Pocket Adding Machine Print Ad

This old ad showcases a “cool technology of the time”….an adding machine for your vest-pocket!

The copy interestingly talks in the first person tense, so it’s the machine speaking to …

Volkswagen Lemon Print Ad

Lemon.

This Volkswagen missed the boat.

The chrome strip on the glove compartment is blemished and must be replaced. Chances are you wouldn’t have noticed it; Inspector Kurt Kroner did.

Schweppes Tonic Print Ad

“Never swizzle Schweppes Tonic,” chides Commander Whitehead. “Schweppervescence swizzles itself.”…

Schweppes Bitter Lemon Print Ad

“You can see the lemon in the Schweppes Bitter Lemon. That’s because Schweppes uses whole, fresh lemons. Juice, pulp, peep, everything.”…

Schweppes Tonic Print Ad

The President of Schweppes U.S.A tells why Schweppes Tonic always has the same classic flavor – whether you drink it in Hong Kong, Palm Springs or Paris…

Campbell’s Soup On The Rocks Ad

This is a great example of an ad that shows a different use than expected.

 

Heatmaps highlight areas of the image that are likely to receive attention within the …