Absolut Book. (Paperback)

The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story

By Richard W. Lewis

Journey Editions, 9781885203298, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 1996

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/1996)

List Price: 34.95*
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Description

Highlighting the award-winning marketing and advertising campaign of Absolut Vodka, this art and design book features over 250 pages of magnificent bottle art and iconic ads.

The absolute vodka advertising campaign has been running nonstop for fifteen years, which, in advertising, is practically forever. Industry insiders hail it as one of the most successful campaigns in the history of advertising, and the star of the ads is always the beautiful, artful, chameleon-like bottle from Sweden.

The Absolut ads are celebrated as much for their ingenuity as their longevity. They are full of wit, artistry, and imagination as they deftly communicate the brand's values, often containing little challenges to the reader to interpret just what's happening inside the ad.

Flip through the over 250 pages of magnificent bottle art featured in this beautiful graphic design book. This advertising book features 15 chapters each chronicling the long life of this world-famous glass art.

In Absolute Book author, Richard Lewis of TBWA Chiat/Day, Absolut's advertising agency from the beginning, shares an intriguing, behind-the-scenes account of the birth and growth of this heralded campaign, its personalities and creators, and the paths they've taken to keep it perpetually fresh.


About the Author

Richard Lewis entered the advertising profession in 1978. Since 1987 he has been in charge of the Absolut Vodka advertising account at TBWA/Chiat/Day, overseeing the brands' ever-changing campaign. He lives in Dobbs Ferry, NY with his wife and three children.


Praise For Absolut Book.: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story

"Absolut's advertising is among the most effective, most honored and most imitated in marketing—inspiring some consumers, for instance, to collect the colorful ads like baseball cards—'Absolut Book' may well appeal to readers beyond the confines of Madison Avenue or martini bars."—the New York Times