Swiss advertising often seems to be inspired by Switzerland itself. Recurring elements are cows, the Alps, chocolate and some more cows. Among other subjects that reflect everyday realism, these timeless Helvetic icons are used in clever ways that result in humorous ad campaigns. Take a look for yourself, click on each image for an expanded […]
As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.
Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.
Entries by Dimitri
Contrary to popular belief, the hills are not alive in Switzerland. What is alive is this fine selection of Hollywood blockbusters which were partly filmed in Switzerland...
Then: Wondered why we kept missing trains by one minute.
Now: Wonder what’s wrong when the train is late by one minute.
I just came across this clip from Comedy Central and thought it was hilarious! As part of his Olympic coverage, Colbert actually managed to challenge a Swiss representative to a game of "fondue pong", a never before heard of cultural adaptation of beer pong! Oh yeah, also, the guy WAS speaking Swiss German, but you […]
The Swiss may be a peculiar people when it comes to imposing bureaucracy in order to fix trivial things...
This is how an ad agency has envisioned Switzerland as part of their campaign for the 2009 Sydney International Food Festival. It is neat that the foods used to create this flag were actually imported to Australia from Switzerland! (Source: Adland.tv)
Having recently spent a day skiing in the Swiss Alps, it occurred to me how drastically technology has changed since my childhood. Most traditional ski lifts have now been replaced by high-speed...
I bet you would have never guessed that of all places, Switzerland has had the world's first zero star hotel! That is zero as in null, nada, none. This art installation turned franchise opportunity originated when two creative brains chose an abandoned fallout shelter as an exhibit space. For some reason, the concept of bare necessities resonated […]
Chocolate Swiss Army Knife Here is a gift for your chocolate loving, tool collecting uncle: A perfect combination of the finest Swiss chocolate and the niftiest multi-tool out there! More information MP3 Player Swiss Army Knife Think you're part of the […]