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Non-stop Escalator

Published/Aired: 
September 2007
Description: 

To capture the long-lasting ability of Stabilo highlighters, giant pens were installed at the beginning of escalators throughout Hong Kong. As the steps continually moved forwards, the pen appeared to create the bright yellow safety marks on the side of the steps – non-stop from morning to night.

Advertising Agency: Grey, Hong Kong
Creative Directors: Paul Chan
Copywriters: Paul Chan
Art Director: V Lau
Photographer: Jonathan Wong, Lok Chan

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Guest

Batey Singapore did it before.

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truecopy
Activity Score 399

"Straight to the point" guys ;) Well done!

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andrej dwin
Activity Score 937

is this a rip off, or have I just seen this one ad before?
I'm really not sure.

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elmikel
Activity Score 1147

great! hard to miss indeed.

itch's picture
itch
Activity Score 806

yea, kinda similar to the one did preciously. but this idea is way better to proof the long lasting features. well done.

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Kateter
Activity Score 2029

pity they didn't put it right on the beginning of the escalator (where it's really moving). but nevertheless it's great idea. hats off.

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club9
Activity Score 40

This is way cool!

Best piece of ambient I've seen for some time - a truly clever and witty way of saying long lasting.

Great idea. Well done guys.

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wkanaan
Activity Score 483

i think its quite clever BUT, i still don't get something: are they saying its long lasting? or are they just making an ad that connects the highlighter with something yellow?

Toni's picture
Toni
Activity Score 106

It's okay.

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Guest

copy cat

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Spanky
Activity Score 4899

doesn't quite work since the floor isn't moving where it's placed.

and it's a rip off anyway

Rog's picture
Rog
Activity Score 6082

Nice adaption of the 'kerbside' idea.
Something about escalators at the moment??!!

>>>> That's not an ad. THIS is an ad.

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Ainadaliel
Activity Score 271

IT'S BEEN DOOOOONE! Geez.

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Guest

Cool idea

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AdFeast

This idea is much better than the other one (on the pavement).

This is actually placed by escalators for a reason - to dramatise long lasting.

It's a great idea. hats off guys !

A winner !

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SHot

I love it !

hobo's picture
hobo

done before...fail!!

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AsIseeit

Spanky's right. Doesn't work since the floor it's standing on isn't moving. Plus the original's better as curbs are often painted yellow and you gotta believe the marker did it. And there is that it was the orignal one.

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Fogerty Gomez

People... we get payed to create new ideas, not to adaptations. Rip Off, end of the discussion!!!

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ad eater

shame on you, keith ho. i feel pity on u. try to do some real work for real client please. just try to win some stupid awards and secure your position as ECD is not going to earn you any reputation at all! Wake up!

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Guest

Batey Singapore did it before.

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