Heart Research UK has offered an alternative way to discard unwanted and disturbing memories about the past relationships. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the organization launched an unconventional auction, #InstaHeartAuction, where people could trade the stuff their “exes” gave them in the times of romance.
Nespresso has made real people and emotional moments the core element of its first-ever Australian advertising campaign, “Nespresso Coffee Moments.” The marketing effort, realized by via McCann Australia (creative) and Weber Shandwick (integrated), is infused with a big dose of sentimentalism as it explores the intimate connections between the consumer and coffee, revealed through visuals and video.
IKEA has released a teaser which shows that its 2013 catalog will be interactive. Users will be able to scan it with their tablet or smartphone and access films, interactive experience and photo galleries. This is the first time IKEA makes an AR app for use with its catalog, which will be explored by some 211 million consumers worldwide.
IKEA has followed other brand initiatives in airport lounges and unveiled a VIP lounge in the Terminal 3 of de Gaulle. This is similar to what Grey Goose and Virgin Atlantic created in London’s Heathrow T3 last year, but promotes the brand’s products, furniture and textile directly offering visitors to try it out while waiting for an airplane.