Moving on from the fracas over the ownership of ads, this blunder
might amuse our readers.
This month’s issue of Estate Review, the soi-disant ’journal of real
estate management’, carries several necessary, but extremely boring,
ads. Our attention was eventually caught by an ad for an industrial
estate on Teesside.
It probably wasn’t the most glamorous of briefs, but the creative team
did well to come up with the idea of combining a visual of a bloke in a
tight space with the strapline: ’Is lack of space stunting your
Or so we thought - until we looked across the page and saw an almost
identical advert for a business park in Yorkshire - albeit with a
So how many people will take the credit for this one?