Bombay City Red Cross: Henry Dunant

Advertising Agency: McCann Erickson, Mumbai, India
Creative Directors: Niranjan Kaushik, Akshay Kapnadak
Art Director: Amol Kulkarni
Copywriter: Prajato Guha Thakurta
Additional credits: Harshad Sreedharan, Shashank Lanjekar
Published: February 2009

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CrackerJackWorks's picture
CrackerJackWorks
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Fricken nice job. Copy and and art direction!

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mikeelrapido
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How many people will read it? 2%? It would be good result..

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Phil Lestino's picture
Phil Lestino
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I suspect that all 3 have different copy...but really do you expect anyone to read it?

brookjohnston's picture
brookjohnston
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Sure we can admire the copy, but I agree with Phil - will the average consumer bother?

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royschellekens
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The average consumer doesn't excist. It would be 1.34 m high and would have one breast and one testicle. The real question is: Where was it placed? And who was it targeted? I guess it would work in the waiting room in a hospital or some kind of place...

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satrianee's picture
satrianee
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It claims Red Cross has a story worth to know... (perhaps people will just admit it has)

zerocool's picture
zerocool
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I found this very hard to read, I don't know what everyone is exclaiming compliments about.

Copy_Can's picture
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I completely agree. I found it hard to read, too.

Naturally, my eye read the copy in columns, starting from the left, then center, then the last one to the right.

The art direction is weak, the copy is just average copy. Overall? Nothing spectacular.

kingzeus's picture
kingzeus
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oh nooo.....copies......copies everywhere...... nice but...oh no...copies....copies everywhere..

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creative420's picture
creative420
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Wowsome copy. Awesome art. Good work Amol, Prajato & team. Hae!

P.S.: Read it vertically and then horizontally.

Adaddicted's picture
Adaddicted
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Should've been a 'short' story, but its ok, someone from the crew is here to explain it ; )

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whatthefudge's picture
whatthefudge
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Way too much text, this ad really is in the need of being posted somewhere where the target group has no other option than to read it. Inside of toilet doors at veeeeery spicy restaurants?

xcreativity's picture
xcreativity
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love it!

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zerocool's picture
zerocool
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capture rich people tie them to a chair and make them read this. Perhaps they will donate

picktokyo's picture
picktokyo
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I think it's laboriously and meticulously forced.

ek kanya's picture
ek kanya
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oh, its a different copy this time?

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