21 Ads Where The Illustrator Nailed The Idea

In advertising, illustrators are overshadowed by art directors. Let’s give them their due.

1. Sci-Fi Channel.

Ad agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Milan, Italy
Illustrator: Mike Koelsch

2. Ads for Dramamine.

Ad Agency: JWT, Caracas, Venezuela.
Illustrator: Igor Bastidas.

3. Olla Prolong climax delay condoms

Ad agency: Age Comunicações, São Paulo, Brazil
Illustrator: Techno Image

4. Danone Densia drink with calcium.

Ad agency: Y&R, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Illustrators: Gabriel Bueno, Romulo De Oliveira.

5. Signal sensitive toothpaste. “When Pain Strikes”

Ad agency: Lowe, Singapore
Illustrator: Surachai Puthikulangkura

6. Goodnites bedwetting underpants.

Ad agency: Diamond Ogilvy, Seoul, Korea
Illustrator: Ilsung Na


Ad agency: Diamond Ogilvy, Seoul, Korea
Illustrator: Ilsung Na

8. MTV PSAs. “Sex Is No Accident, Always Use A Condom”

Ad agency: Grey Worldwide, Düsseldorf, Germany
Illustrator: Gary Davidson

9. Sandisk micro 16GB flash drives

Ad agency: Nolin BBDO, Canada
Art Director/Illustrator: Jeffrey Limon

10. Comedy Central

Ad agency: KemperTrautmann, Hamburg, Germany
Creative Director / Copywriter / Illustrator: Mathias Lamken

11. Pictionary.

Ad agency: Ogilvy, Malaysia
Illustrator: Milx.


Ad agency: Ogilvy, Malaysia
Illustrator: Milx.


Ad agency: Ogilvy, Malaysia
Illustrator: Milx.

14. Paramex painkiller tablets. The detail on this image is amazing. Go here to see it up close.

Ad agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Jakarta, Indonesia
Illustrator: Eric Foenander

15. Sour Marbels. My favorite ever illustrated ad.

Ad agency: Ogilvy, Mumbai, India
Illustrator: Deelip Khomane

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