20 Amazingly Clever and Creative Print Ads That Stand Out!

20 double-paged print ads that represent the epitome of creativity!

It’s a common perception to imagine print ads don’t have room for innovation, but this is untrue.

These magazine spreads prove that thinking outside the fold can let creative seep its way anywhere. Making magazine ads a place for creative imagination is an effective advertising strategy that makes these products stand-out.

Watch creativity in play by these 20 brilliant print ads that make you stop and take a second look:

Adidas: Forever Sport
Agency: Unknown

adidas clever print ad

adidas clever print ad

adidas clever print ad

Arcor: Bubble Gum
Agency: Leo Burnett Sao Paulo, Brazil

arcor clever print ad

arcor clever print ad

Bic Soleil Clic
Agency: Dragster Gothenburg, Sweden
“The safety razor that follows your shapes.”

bic clever print ad

Clinique: Lashes
Agency: WE Marketing Group Shanghai, China

clinique clever print ad

clinique clever print ad

Depilatory Strips GSP: EPILDOU
Agency: Lg2 Quebec, Canada

EPILDOU clever print ad

EPILDOU clever print ad

DHL International Courier Service
Agency: J&J Advertising Co. Shanghai, China

dhl clever print ad

dhl clever print ad

Hawaiian Tropic – Enjoy The Sun
Agency: Grey Stockholm, Sweden

ad tropic clever print ad1

ad tropic clever print ad2

Greenpeace: Tree
Agency: LINKSUS Beijing, China
“Deforestation continues with the turn of a page”

greenpeace clever print ad

greenpeace clever print ad

IKEA: Sliding Doors
Agency: 303 Perth, Australia

ikea clever print ad

Macbook Pro
Agency: SVA New York, USA

macbook pro clever print ad

McDonald’s: Extra Large Coffee
Agency: DDB Stockholm, Sweden

mc coffee clever print ad

Miradent: Dental Floss
Agency: Philipp und Keuntje Hamburg, Germany

miradent clever print ad

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Wipes
Agency: DM9DDB Sao Paulo, Brazil

neutrogena clever print ad

NHA Xinh Furniture
Agency: Grey Group Hochiminh City, Vietnam

NHA xinh clever print ad



Project AHON
Agency: BBDO Guerrero Proximity, Philippines

ahon clever print ad

Revlon: Root Perfect
Agency: Martin|Williams Minneapolis, USA
“No brush. No hassle. No roots in just 10 easy minutes.”

revlon clever print ad

SulAmerica Health Insurance: Torn
Agency: MPM Advertising, Brazil
“SulAmerica prevents you from doing the same with the resources of your company.”

insurance clever print ad

insurance clever print ad

Subaru Forester: King Of The Hills
Agency: JWT Tel Aviv, Israel

Subaru Forester clever print ad

WMF Knives
Agency: Leo Burnett Bangkok, Thailand

wmf clever print ad

wmf clever print ad

wmf clever print ad

Agency: Unknown

wonderbra clever print ad

wonderbra clever print ad

Creative print advertisement campaigns can still be a powerful medium for getting the brand message across.

If print media ads in brochures, print catalogs, flyers, posters and even billboards are created in a funny way, catching the attention of readers will be a lot easier.

As a bonus, here are 10 examples of renowned print advertisements that showcase the creative minds behind the brands.

Fanta “Tastable” Print Advertisement

fanta ad

This typographic ad was created by OgilvyOne in Dubai.

Volkswagen “Car Key”

Volkswagen car key

This simple but powerful ad was created by the agency Below.

McDonalds “Whole Potato”

McDonalds Whole Potato ad
TBWA Shangai created the ad.

Wacom “Creativity has no boundaries”

Wacom Bamboo pen

Wacom desingned the advertisement for Bamboo pen tablets.

The Guardian “The Whole Picture”

the guardian the whole picture

This infographic ad was created by BBH.

B&B Hotels “Bacon”

b&b bacon

Publicis Frankfurt created this impressive ad.

Scrabble Squirrel “The Surprising Power of Words”

scrabble squirrel

The ad was created by Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai, India.

Hubba Bubba

Hubba Bubba

Chewing Gum brand, Hubba Bubba, worked with the team at DDB to create this great example of print advertising.


monopoly ad

JWT Frankfurt created the ad.


sharpie ad

Draftfcb created this clever print advertisement.

Did we miss any? Feel free to share your favorite print ad.