Smoking Ruins Lives In Portugal

Advertising agency DDB Portugal have sponsored a series of DDB alerts, posters warning about the effects of smoking on length of life and enjoyment of life. The phrase used in each poster translated into English: “It’s not just the life you lose, but what you lose in life”. The images, a water melon, rose, baby’s dummy, and a copy of the Kama Sutra, each show signs of being destroyed by smoke. Tobacco is the third cause death in Portugal. It’s a contagious habit. Ask the children of smoker parents. Tobacco is the third cause death in Portugal. On top of that it reduces the scent in 27%. Tobacco is the third cause death in Portugal. As misfortunes never come singly, it reduces physical and sexual fitness in 38%. Tobacco is the third cause death in Portugal. As if that wasn’t enough, it reduces taste in 30%.

DDB warning against smoking

DDB warning against smoking
DDB warning against smoking
DDB warning against smoking

Credits

The DDB Alert campaign was developed at DDB Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, by art director Daniel Meneses and copywriter Alexandra Duarte.

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  • http://www.leliathomas.com Lelia Katherine Thomas

    And 42.3% of statistics are made up on the spot.

  • Beads

    These a some incredible creatives! I have been watching DDB for a while now and it’s no surprise why they are the biggest advertising agency in the world! Thanks for posting great work!

  • http://www.clickfactory.com.au/seo.html The Click Factory SEO

    Oh don’t be so pessimistic this is a great campaign!