The valiant attempt by advertisers to make dull and functional tech seem like something that will boost your sex appeal.
Gratuitously sexy advertising and ultra-cool fashions from the days of the jet set.
In its efforts to clamp down on influencer shills, YouTube is trying to drag review material into the realm of ‘sponsored posts’, which seems rather questionable.
Once again, Britain’s self-appointed advertising censors are allowing a handful of tutting moralists to dictate what everyone else can see.
How can you go wrong with black metal-inspired coffee? Prepare to find out.
A visual guide to forbidden advertising from the modern age.
It’s time for another vintage VHS (and Betamax) video catalogue from the early days of home video, this time from mega-conglomerate CIC.
Lurid, lecherous and ludicrous – the game marketing pitched at teenage boys in the 1980s and 1990s.
Another made-up ‘National Day’ arrives as a thinly-disguised publicity stunt by big businesses looking to profit from manipulation.
The splendidly irreverent and tasteless video game system advertising of the 1990s.
Britain’s ever-prudish advertising censors get worked up about the idea of couples showing fully-clothed affection for each other.
Remembering when the combination of box-shaped robots and glamour girls represented the cutting edge of modernism and style.