Bursting another copycat Bubble in Kuwait

Original: Aquafina
Less Original: Apollinaris
Type of Entry: Magazine
Category: Drinks
Advertiser/Client: APOLLINARIS
Entrant Company, City: Bates Pan Gulf  – BPG KUWAIT
Country: KUWAIT – 2008
Advertising Agency, City: BPG KUWAIT
Country: KUWAIT
Creative Director: Souheil Arabi
Copywriter: Aaron Arthur
Account Supervisor: Karim El Ghazl
This actually got short-listed at
the 2008 Dubai Lynx!!!

Picture 25

Source of the above proof is Ads of The World.

No one is saying you cant use bubble wrap in your ads (look at all these great examples http://www.coloribus.com/admirror/button_bubbles/) what we are saying is simply; THINK – DONT COPY 😉

Lateral Thinking: When a low probability line of thought leads to an effective idea, there is a “Eureka” moment and at once the low-probability approach acquires the highest probability. – Edward De Bono. Excerpt from a book by John Townsend & Jacques Favier titled The Creative Manager’s Pocketbook. Page: 2. ISBN: 1-870471-69-5.

A copycat is a person that mimics or repeats the behavior of another. The term is often derogatory, suggesting a lack of originality. The expression may derive from kittens that learned by imitating the behaviors of their mothers. – Wikipedia

Plagiarism: The abuse of another’s original work by copying it and passing it off as one’s own. As defined in Alastair Campbell book titled The Designer’s Lexicon. Page: 293 ISBN: 0-304-35505-4.

Imitation is the sincerest form of thievery” excerpt from a book by Capsule titled Design Matters. Page: 84. ISBN -13:978-1-59253-341-1.

3 thoughts on “Bursting another copycat Bubble in Kuwait

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  3. kre8tive

    I think Guys at BPG… should go back to their drawing boards and rub their heads till they bleed and come up with some bloody ideas… STOP copying you freaks!

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