Another Fine Mess
Adverts: Seen by some as nothing more than corporate graffiti, seen by most as a necessary evil to keep us informed of the useful and useless ways we can spend our cash.
But when adverts have to compete with the thousands of images and messages that flash across our eyes each day, sometimes they need to be a little inventive to capture our attention.
Luckily, for every annoying jingle or smug rhyming couplet that comes along, there's a few genius marketing executives and/or wannabe Salvador Dalis out there who are doing their best to push the advertising world into the realms of art.
So without further ado, here's some of the more clever campaigns of the last few years.
Big Brother state? Britain has more CCTV cameras than the rest of Europe put together