50+ Amazing and Creative Outdoor Advertisements

Advertising is a skill and an art-form. In print advertising, the advertisers are restricted to flat, non-movable text and images. On the internet the ads can move, but are still 2D. However, when it comes to outdoor advertising, artists have a free hand and can let their creativity run wild and free – and they do, in extraordinary ways. Outdoor and ambient advertising are all the advertisements you can see outside of your home - whether it is in a store, a billboard, a bus shelter, etc!

Here we have collected 50+ outdoor advertisements that are stunning in the imagination and creativity applied to get the amazing end results we can see when walking down the street. Although, I have to say, I have never seen any of the outdoor advertisements listed here or anything like them!

50 Amazing and Creative Outdoor Advertisements

Amazing and Creative Outdoor Advertisements

Perth Zoo: Tiger Bus
Perth Zoo: Tiger Bus

Joevanza: Mobility for Everyone
Joevanza: Mobility for Everyone

Specsavers: Bus Back Crash
Specsavers: Bus Back Crash

Craftsman Tools: Wrench Billboard
Craftsman Tools: Wrench Billboard

ClearWay Minnesota: We All Pay
ClearWay Minnesota: We All Pay

Barbados Yellow Pages: Paint The Town Yellow
Barbados Yellow Pages: Paint The Town Yellow

Tirebuyer.com: Mailbox Billboard
Tirebuyer.com: Mailbox Billboard

Traffic Police Mumbai: Falling Hoarding
Traffic Police Mumbai: Falling Hoarding

Coca-Cola / WWF: Plant Billboard
Coca-Cola / WWF: Plant Billboard

Carnival Cruiselines: Waterslide Escape
Carnival Cruiselines: Waterslide Escape

New Zealand Police: Madie & Julia
New Zealand Police: Madie & Julia

St Vincent de Paul Society: Steve
St Vincent de Paul Society: Steve

Caribou Coffee: Ovens out of transit shelters
Caribou Coffee: Ovens out of transit shelters

Absolut: Bloody bus stop
Absolut: Bloody bus stop

Webjet The World: Supersized 3D Luggage
Webjet the World: Supersized 3D Luggage

Kvallspressen Impact: A really unalternative media, Stairs
Kvallspressen Impact: A really unalternative media, Stairs

Cedars-Sinai Spine Center: We know how you feel
Cedars-Sinai Spine Center: We know how you feel

Pothole Season: Stunt
Pothole Season: Stunt

Bulmers Cider: Titanic
Bulmers Cider: Titanic

Avera Health: Smoking Billboard
Avera Health: Smoking Billboard

Colorado State Patrol: Billboard Collision
Colorado State Patrol: Billboard Collision

Dumocalcin: Giant Bones
Dumocalcin: Giant Bones

3M, Post-it: Don't Forget Your Friends
3M, Post-it: Don't Forget Your Friends

Calgary Zoo: Trashman
Calgary Zoo: Trashman

Toronto Academy of Karate: Board
Toronto Academy of Karate: Board

TV3: Law & Order Outdoor Lamp
TV3: Law & Order Outdoor Lamp

Panasonic Nose Trimmer: Baldy
Panasonic Nose Trimmer: Baldy

DHL: For all your heavyweight shipments
DHL: For all your heavyweight shipments

Coates Hire: Stilts
Coates Hire: Stilts

Sony Pictures 2012 The Movie: Flooding the Subway
Sony Pictures 2012 The Movie: Flooding the Subway

Pathfinders Teen Homeless Shelter: Homeless Teen
Pathfinders Teen Homeless Shelter: Homeless Teen

United Way of Greater Milwaukee: Cardboard Roof
United Way of Greater Milwaukee: Cardboard Roof

NSW Health: Get tested
NSW Health: Get tested

Toro: Ivy Wall
Toro: Ivy Wall

Something Special: Empty bottle
Something Special: Empty bottle

Doy Doy: Truck
Doy Doy: Truck

Unitech: Boxes
Unitech: Boxes

niagarachamber.org: Post-Box Waterfall
niagarachamber.org: Post-Box Waterfall

Norcal Waste Systems: Recycling Promotion, Garbage Truck, Redwood
Norcal Waste Systems: Recycling Promotion, Garbage Truck, Redwood

Floralp Butter: Bread
Floralp Butter: Bread

Keep Holland Clean Foundation: Trash
Keep Holland Clean Foundation: Trash

Sanctuary Cove Realty: Pristine Waters
Sanctuary Cove Realty: Pristine Waters

McDonald's: Umbrella
McDonald's Umbrella

Copenhagen Zoo: Snake Bus
Copenhagen Zoo: Snake Bus

VISA, Wellington On a Plate Culinary Festival: Giant Lobster Bus
VISA, Wellington On a Plate Culinary Festival: Giant Lobster Bus

Fedex: Always first truck
Fedex: Always first truck

Canac Hardware Store: Fences
Canac Hardware Store: Fences

Tele2: Giant Phone
Tele2: Giant Phone

McDonald's: Massive McMuffin Breakfast
McDonald's: Massive McMuffin Breakfast

Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre: Break
Peter MacCullum Cancer Center: Break

Volkswagen: Up!
Volkswagen: Up!

Conclusion

Hopefully you have been amazed and astounded by some of these wonderfully creative outdoor advertisements!

Please share your experiences with us: have you seen any amazing outdoor or ambient advertisements whilst you've been out and about at any time? Let us know in the comments section below.