It’s been a long election cycle, and although the votes are counted, the results are in and some people are very happy, some people are pretty upset.
At Brave Dog, our focus is on helping creatives in a number of fields get recognition for their work. Marketing and advertising are our two primary languages, and it’s what we think about a lot. After an election of intense excitement, turbulence, divide, disappointment, and for some people, anger and violence, it’s hard to shift focus back to the areas in which we work, like brands, promos and billboards.
But we’re hopeful that America will move forward, and bridge the divide that separates so many people of good will, while fighting the hatred some espouse.
To that end, we’ve selected two pieces of election advertising, featured below, in hopes that they can send a message: that Americans are not divided on everything. During a dark and divisive political cycle, we found these spots brightened things up in our particular corner of the world.
Pedigree and a pup unite voters
Everybody loves dogs, no matter who their candidate is, and Pedigree proved it with a social experiment that it turned into an ad. At least there are certain priorities just about every American can agree upon.
Ken Bone gets his fifteenth minute with IZOD
Inadvertent election celebrity Ken Bone speaks eloquently on the political process, and reminds us how important it is to do our civic duty.