76 of the very best print ads of all time

best print ads: Norwegian Airlines
(Image credit: Norwegian Airlines)

There's a big focus on digital these days, but the best print ads can still pack a real punch, be it in a magazine or newspaper or on the street. Like digital ads, clever print ads have to compete for our limited attention and as we've seen in the best billboard advertising examples, it takes concise creativity to be truly traffic-stopping.

But while the best print ads may be less hi-tech than newer advertising channels, like the best logos a little simple ingenuity can make them highly memorable. An arresting image and clever copy are usually the key, drawing us in long enough for us to process the message. Below, we've gathered a collection of some of the best print adverts from brands both big and small.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.

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