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9 Best Minimalist Print Ads In The World

Others have done this sort of list, but they don't know their ads from a hole in the ground. These are the best of the best.

1.

2006

Won all the awards.

Gets right to crux of what makes LEGO a great toy.

Ad agency: Blattner Brunner

There are lots of minimalist print ad lists on the Internet, but all of them are subpar for one of two reasons (or both): 1. Many of the ads aren't "minimalist" by any stretch of the definition, or 2. Many of the ads suck.

2.

Created by 20-year-old student Jonathan Mak Long for O&M, China.

It won the Outdoor Grand Prix Lion at Cannes this year.

3.

2007

Ad for Orbit remote car starters.

Via Canada, where such a thing is important.

Ad Agency: Bleublancrouge, Montreal

4.

2011

Campaign for Faber-Castell colored pencils.

Ad agency: Serviceplan, Munich

5.

2008

Hut Weber hats, of Munich.

Pretty much the only time Hitler has been used well in an ad.

Ad agency: Serviceplan, Munich

6.

2008

Ad agency: JWT, London

7.

2010

Very funny ad for SanDisk.

Ad agency: Nolin BBDO, Canada

8.

2011

In-bar poster for Guinness.

It makes me want one RIGHT NOW.

Ad agency: BBDO NYC

9.

2009

Ads for the World Wildlife Fund.

The campaign, deservedly, won every award under the sun.

Ad agency: JWT, Singapore

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