Art. Outdoor Marketing? Seriously? Now See The Grand Tour Outdoor Poster Campaign by London National Gallery

In the digital era, all our marketing efforts rely on social media, ads on Google, influencer marketing, and other digital marketing approaches. It feels like we don’t believe in traditional marketing anymore, or at least put more efforts to develop the digital side strategy of the business. But, as almost every company implement digital marketing, outdoor marketing seems something edgy.  So, does outdoor marketing is a new black?

I would like to share the example of effective outdoor marketing campaign made by the National Gallery & Hewlett Packard.

Back to June 2007, the National Gallery attracted the public attention by its The Grand Tour Outdoor Poster Campaign. Around twelve weeks, the streets of London were being turned into a Gallery. Over 30 full size recreations of National Gallery. And, this means London streets were literally filled with paintings from Caravaggio to Constable. Believe me, the public was more ‘numbed’ than ever, as it was totally unexpectable.

The main goal was to attract visitors to event The Grand Tour exhibition. Great approach. What do you think?

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

Paul Currah - The National Gallery Grand Tour – Outdoor Advertising Campaign, Graphic Design for Print, Environmental Graphics, Ambient, Brand identity

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