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Mega Croissant

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December 2010
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This huge croissant is a rolled up billboard poster for Danerolles, the ready-to-bake puff pastry for making your own fresh croissants.

Advertising Agency: Y&R Not Just Film, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Art Director: Nick Plomp
Copywriter: Andrew Maaldrink

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Kwaku The Cowboy's picture
Kwaku The Cowboy
Activity Score 71

Nice execution, ordinary idea.

kleenex's picture
kleenex
Activity Score 43398

I love it!!!

everartz's picture
everartz
Activity Score 7609

sorry to let you down but i dont see anything impressive here!

| Everartz |

Vingy's picture
Vingy
Activity Score 474

Ya i love it too, i agree whit u everartz maybe it's not very impressive but i just simply love it

manumartin5's picture
manumartin5
Activity Score 1196

Impressive outdoor.

LeeHarvey's picture
LeeHarvey
Activity Score 3045

I still haven't figured out if it's brilliant or boring.... I'll be back.

Glut's picture
Glut
Activity Score 3937

So?

Sophia Lambadaridis's picture
Sophia Lambadaridis
Activity Score 64

I love it. It evokes the right amount of curiosity for further investigation to occur.

LeeHarvey's picture
LeeHarvey
Activity Score 3045

Guess you've got a point there mrs with the beautiful name...

CuriousPencil's picture
CuriousPencil
Activity Score 4225

Hmm. Paper, pullable at head-height? How many nanoseconds did this single-instance ad actually stay up?

Maybe we should ask the... copywriter... on the project, who doubtless had a lot of standing around to do on this one.

Harsh I know. It's a good idea. But entirely impractical - if it wasn't kids that doomed this it would be the weather. The only thing this is selling is Agency Ego, and it's long past time these darlings were fitted with an auto-abort button.

LeeHarvey's picture
LeeHarvey
Activity Score 3045

DAMN you've nailed it down again CP. How come you're so razorsharp on a friggin' monday? Tell me your dark secret!

Entjoe's picture
Entjoe
Activity Score 2

I'm happy to say that we thought for a few nanoseconds longer than you did.

We made the croissant with a special kind of polyethylene or PVC if you will, which was flexible yet durable. Then we printed the visual and stuck it on. The whole thing was screwed directly onto the billboard. We chose this spot because it's a busy intersection in the center of Amsterdam. And the small fence you see in the background goes all the way around the billboard keeping curious children safe.

Andrew Maaldrink, Copywriter, Y&R Not Just Film, Amsterdam

CuriousPencil's picture
CuriousPencil
Activity Score 4225

Thanks Andrew; given the information provided, I thought for as long as needed. I do value the full background, too late and just in time to make me feel a bit stupid. And thanks for the nanosecond jibe, nice touch.

teddykoo's picture
teddykoo
Activity Score 30

very funny

Kwaku The Cowboy's picture
Kwaku The Cowboy
Activity Score 71

Nice execution, ordinary idea.

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