The cold snap in August that brought snow to much of the country—and brought many Aucklanders to the office windows as the first snow fell in the city for 72 years—proved a perfect topical foil for creatives. And two of them were acknowledged in the August round of the NAB’s Newspaper Ad of the Month, with Barnes, Catmur & Friends’ ‘Road Open’ ad for Subaru winning top spot and DDB’s Powerball ad receiving an Honourable Mention.
Browsing: nab ad of the month
When news of Osama bin Laden’s demise was beamed around the world, it didn’t take long for Hell Pizza to capitalise on the news in its typical controversial style, unveiling its ‘Come in, Osama, we’ve been expecting you’ ad. And the creative culprits behind the ad, Barnes, Catmur & Friends, have been rewarded for their efforts by taking out NAB’s May Newspaper Ad of the Month award.